Class Descriptions too

CGC class is one of our pride and joys at PoeticGold ( 180 $) . A Canine Good Citizen is a loved dog who has been taught many skills to live happily in our communities.  Jill is a STAR Puppy, Canine Good Citizen, and AKC Community Canine Evaluator, and often administers the test around the… [Read More]

AKC Community Canine Class ( CGCA Title)

A great prep for the Therapy Dog Test- field trips and title ( 180)  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… [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. Touch,… [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]

We will not have puppies until 2023, but are happy to help you locate a responsible breeder.

Performance/ Show Puppy

We have a show/ performance puppy available to a special home ( pet pups are all spoken for)

Thank You Note

This is half thank you note and half love letter to all the dogs we’ve trained , to all the people in our community both instructors and clients, to you.   The pandemic sparked change for many small businesses, and we are the same. We will no longer be offering dog training classes to the… [Read More]

Mystic x AM CH Story

We are so excited to hear that AM CH Harborview’s Cover To Cover is welcoming at least ten Mystic pups in a few weeks. 

Closing Until April (After Next Session)

Hello beloved friends and clients, both human and canine,   We will regretfully and wistfully close for winter. In our small space and with our high client number in ratio , we can’t ensure everyone’s indoor safety as proficiently as we do with the luxury of the outdoor options we access in nice weather.  … [Read More]

Closed For Winter -Covid Update

We will regretfully and wistfully close for winter.  In our small space and ( beloved) high client volume, we just don’t think we can ensure everyone’s indoor safety without the lovely outdoor options we have in the nice weather . This represents a huge struggle for us to figure out the right thing to do,… [Read More]

Thank you, Jake, for all the mowing!

Little River Farm German Shepherds is having 10-12 babies!

Beautiful, sweet client dog “Wren” from Little River Farm German Shepherds is having 10-12 babies early June!       Email

We miss you!

We are not the kind of business included in the first wave of openings. We will push classes back into  June, holding your space for you. It’s not the same without your voices, laughter, and puppy barks. 

zoom puppy class

Christine: I’m excited to be offering my first online class! “Stay at home” orders are HARD, especially if you have a puppy, as this is a critical learning time for them. We can’t recreate a class full of distracting other puppies but we sure can teach them and use this time to help grow the… [Read More]

Classes Postponed

Update 3/15 : PoeticGold will postpone classes starting this Monday. Falmouth Public Schools closed, & we stay in step with them for everyone’s health and safety . For our next session , April start dates will become May so we have time to make up tests. With 100’s of clients a week, we worry we… [Read More]

Platform Rally & Obedience

Starting Tuesdays April 14 – May 19 (6 classes) with Anne St. Pierre 6:00-7:00pm – Family Dog Manners 7:00-8:00pm – STAR Puppy 8:00-9:00 pm Platform Fun and Skills for Rally and Obedience

Recommended Training Book

The Eye of the Trainer: Animal Training, Transformation, and Trust (Expected release date is 03/13/2020) by Ken Ramirez

Dreamer WD/BOW – Major Win !

ACT Tests

Competition Obedience (novice)

February 27 – April 2 (6 classes) 6:00-7:00pm – AKC Novice/Open Competition Obedience 7:00-8:00pm – Conformation Handling / All Breeds Welcome

new Agility classes for February

Mondays (starting February 24) 4 PM Advanced Agility (Inside Skills) 5 PM Intermediate Agility (Inside Skills) 6 PM Advanced Agility (Inside Skills) 7:05 PM Rally Obedience Wednesdays (starting February 26) 5 PM Advanced Agility (Inside Skills) 6 PM Intermediate/Advanced Agility (Inside Skills) 7 PM STAR Puppy Fridays (starting February 28) (skips March 6 and April… [Read More]

Dreamer Goes Winners Dog In novi, Michigan

Dreamy dog  thanks Judge Charles Olvis. His littermate Teddy won the 5 point major the same weekend . The boys are mystic x Lupine sons.

Mystic, Dreamer, & HipHop puppies Dreamer x Rocket pups are due February 14th at Rainyday Goldes ( South Carolina / MA) 11 Mystic x Skylar pups were just born at CranGold in (Vermont) Dreamer x CH Crush pups all have homes ( MA)

Therapy Dog Testing

6pm Friday, November 1st- TDI / Therapy Dog International Test with Cindy Fisher. CGC is required as is preregistration.

One & Dones ( 1 hour, 1 night with Anne St.Pierre)

  Thursday, September 5 – ONE & DONE WORKSHOPS 6:00 – Get Your Stay On 7:00 – Rocket Recalls   Thursday, September 12 – ONE & DONE WORKSHOPS 6:00 – Polite Leash Walking 7:00 – Scent Games

Tracking Class

Introduction To Tracking with Sara Pruyne will be Thursdays at 5pm starting August 1st (4 weeks) Limit to 6 teams. 

National Dog Show- Orlando

Yay to 15 month old Dreamer for being in the ribbons with the “big kids ‘ in Open dog at Orlando’s huge Royal Canin National Dog Show – 4th place under respected breeder judge Carl Leipman


Dreamer went Winners Dog in Florida for his very first points! Thank you Suzie Schafer and judge Terry Stacy! 

Rally Competitors!

Congratulations to Mischief Hyde, Star Barnhart, Sully Moreau , Frodo Everett, and Spangle Weiss for earning their Rally Legs Masters through Advanced today 🙂 .