Class Descriptions too

Control Unleashed Leslie McDevitt’s versatile Control Unleashed® program is designed to help “dogs with issues” learn how to relax, focus, and work off-leash reliably in either stimulating or stressful situations.   At PoeticGold Farm, we believe in the usefulness and efficacy of “CU” for dogs who need to increase their owner-focus and impulse control- for… [Read More]

AKC Community Canine Class

Prerequisite CGC As with CGC, AKC Community Canine requires a 10-step test of skills that dogs must pass to earn the official AKC Community Canine title: Dog sits or lies down and waits under control Walks on a loose leash in a natural situation (not in a ring) and does not pull Walks on a loose leash… [Read More]

Family Dog Manners

Training your dog is a lifelong conversation between you.  Family Dog class teaches the handler clear, fair, and consistent communication techniques for a great relationship between dog and owner.  The class curriculum includes Sit, Down, Heel, Front, Finish, Come , Leave It, and begins Stay. We also cover attention games to teach your dog Watch and… [Read More]

Rally Obedience

Rally Obedience is a noteworthy program for PoeticGold Farm. Dog and handler are scored partly on the “naturalness” and happy communication between them as they move from sign to sign performing obedience doodles and challenges. We offer it both to the team who wants increased fun and togetherness but no competing, and also to the… [Read More]

Reform School Class

Reform School is a tongue-in-cheek name for a course that serves people who cheerfully admit they did not train their dogs well enough or the training didnt last. It is a “Do Over”, and it is a zero guilt trip, problem-solving class that tackles reining in the basically great dog who needs to go back and… [Read More]

S.T.A.R. Puppy

For puppies 8 weeks to 6 months by the first week of class, the main focus of this class will be on solid basics like Sit, Front, Finish, Heel, Down, Come, and Leave It as puppies learn how to learn. Early socialization, bite inhibition, body handling, housebreaking, problem solving and more will be discussed too…. [Read More]

Cute LL Bean video

Mystic x Martini son GCH Macho Macho Man at PoeticGold fetches his lead for LL Bean: ( you have to go through the link and watch the top video) .


Go Pixel Puppy, Teagan Puppy, Angus Puppy, and Mae West

Pixel Bohart and Mae Mackinnon each went WB , Angus went WD, and Teagan earned two Rally advanced legs . Mystic is proud of his kids and thankful to their owners! 

Grand Champion HipHop

We are proud of baby Hiphop for earning his AKC GCH. He is now, at 14 months old, BISS GCH AM CH RainyDay PoeticGold Secret Society CGC. Good boy! 

Christine Tilburg’s Fall Schedule

Mondays starting September 25 4 PM Family Dog/CGC (for well behaved pups) 5 PM STAR puppy 6 PM Advanced Agility 7 PM Intro to Agility Wednesdays starting September 20 4 PM Family Dog 5 PM STAR puppy 6 PM Advanced Agility 7 PM Intermediate Agility Fridays starting September 22 9 AM Family Dog 10:15 AM… [Read More]

Power To The Chow Chow

It is impossible to put into words my pride in Captain Marvel for earning the Best Of Breed nod, and doing it with an affability for which we have worked so hard. This is what makes it all worthwhile. Good boy! 

11 month old HipHop and 16 year old Keller

11 month old HipHop and 16 year old Keller went Best Of Breed and Group 2- Field of Dreams:  the dog show edition for us all. Congratulations to both! 

ShowBoat Puppy Macon WD/BOW

So proud of Macon Bouvier des Flandres for picking up his first points. 


Congratulations to new Canine Good Citizen Advanced dogs Tina mini Aussie, Sorcha golden retriever, Buckley Shetland Sheepdog, and Emerson Golden!

Judy & Sebec- Utility B Win, High Combined, UDX Leg, 2 Otch Points!

Cheering for Judy Chute and her amazing golden Sebec at Vacationland : Utility B win, Open B 2nd earning them the High Combined, as well as thier 7th UDX leg and 2 OTCH pts. What a team!

HipHop wins Best In Specialty Show and Group 4 at 9 months old!

Best In Specialty Show HipHop and Karen Mammano!  BISS AM CH Rainyday Poeticgold Secret Society! Thank you judge Helene Nietsch for finding him in such a nice lineup. Also many thanks to judge Don Evans for Group 4 and the Maine Golden Retriever Club for hosting.

New AKC Rally Obedience Titles

Huge cheers to Pam and Dulcie for finishing their Rally Excellent title in style, as well as Elizabeth and Star!  Amazing job, Leah with Winslow finishing Rally Novice!

8 month old HipHop Best Of Breed

HipHop went Best Of Breed for his first 5 Grand Champion Points and a major under respected judge Dana Cline. HipHo is taking us on an adventure and journey of dreams. AM CH RainyDay PoeticGold Secret Society CGC ( Mystic x Springsteen) 


So happy for Remy, going Winners Dog, Best Of Winners and Best Of Breed from 12 to 18 class for a four point major, his second one. Remy is owned and bred by Mary and Brian Cashian ( Mystic x Martini.) Also a shout out goes to Mystic puppy daughters in 6-9 class, Country and… [Read More]

American Champion Scotti CD RN!

Congratulations to Kim Downing for finishing bother her American Champion titled owner handled in Delaware this week, and her CD title with her under 2 year old girl Scotti Dog !  So proud!

American Champion HipHop!

Our baby Hiphop- AM CH Rainyday PoeticGold Secret Society went Best Of Breed Over 5 specials to finish his AKC AM CH title after just a few weeks of showing at age 8 months.  We are so proud of our Mystic kids!

Winners Dog/Best Of Winners: HipHop

Our 7 month old HipHop ( RainyDay PoeticGold Secret Society) eanred WD/BOW in West Springfield yesterday, leaving him with 3 points left to go for American Champion. He has both majors from his first 3 shows. This kiddo has been a phenom and alot of fun.

Sully Corgi and Suzanne- Way to Go!!!

We adore Sully Pembroke Corgi, and we were so thrilled he turned on the charm, earning his Rally Excellent leg! 

Cheers to Doodle Star and Elizabeth Barnhart

Star excelled in Rally Excellent, earning two legs and a first place. From the shy dog she once was to the confident rally dog she is now.  . . transformation through love and training is truly possible! 

Applause to golden Scotti and Kim Downing

20 month old Scotti and Kim Downing achieved their ACK CD title( Companion Dog) , making it look easy with three legs in a row. Talented young Scotti dog is also just one major away from American Champion.

Elkhound Rogue and Instructor Christine Tilburg RAE

Cheers to Rogue and Christine for finishing the long Rally Advanced Excellent title in style, with back to back High Combined awards as well as four 1st places in the “B” classes! 

7 month old River- Rally Novice Title

We are so proud of Donna Tippy and 7 month old River( Mystic x GCH/RN Skylar) for finishing his AKC Rally Novice title with a 98. Goldiva’s PoeticGold August on Swift River RN! 

TDI-Therapy Dog Testing in June

PoeticGold will offer therapy dog certification to teams who hold a CGC on June 4th . Preregistration is required at 207. 274 0768.

HipHop- WD in Raleigh NC

HipHop earned a Major Win from 6-9 puppy class- so excited!

HipHop Simmons

Baby HipHop went to his first dog show in York PA and went Best Puppy & Puppy Group 1, as well as earning a 5 point Major Reserve from 6-9 puppy class. HipHip is RainyDay PoeticGold Secret Society ( Mystic x GCH Rainyday’s Secret Garden)