Gold Star Kennel


Boarding- cats and dogs Grooming Day care Obedience classes & Show handling


Tired of the mud? Come to our drop in rally class taught by Kathy Wetzel. Sundays at noon on Feb 9,16, and 23. $12 a dog
Indoors, no mud, lots of fun.


We will be having Barn Hunt Run Thrus this evening from 4-6 (We ask that you please be here before 6). Please pass/share this information with anyone who may be interested. As always, $5 a run and you are limited to 2 runs per dog. 😄


Due to the heat we will not be having Barn Hunt Run Thru's🥵 Please check back in with us after Labor Day!!


tonight at Gold Star Kennel


BARN HUNT APRIL 6 & 7 at Gold Star Kennel
Food available from the 4-H kids, Come support them.


There will be Barn Hunt run thru's this evening starting at 4.

After this evening we will be moving the run thru's to *Friday March 29* and *Friday April 5*. Sorry for the inconvenience.


There will be no Barn Hunt Run Thru's this evening, 03/13/19


Spring classes starting March 4 & 5
6:00 Mondays Level 1 Obed
7:00 Mondays Level 2 Obed
6:00 Tues Puppy
7:00 Handling

Our newest shipment of Annamaet Dog and Cat food has arrived!!!😀*Homer Highly Recommends It* 😉

Our newest shipment of Annamaet Dog and Cat food has arrived!!!😀

*Homer Highly Recommends It* 😉


We will be having barn hunt run thru's this evening. We will start at 4. Please let us know if you plan on attending.😄


Our shipment of Annamaet dog food has arrived! We will be open till 6.


There will be Barn Hunt practice Wed Jan 9, 2019 4-5:30PM
$5.00 a run Limit 2 runs per dog


There will be no Barn Hunt practice today.


We will not be having Barn Hunt run thru's this evening (Nov 21.). Sorry for the late notice. Please tag, message, and share so that the message gets out. Thanks and have a Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Proud of these two for never giving up. Congratulations

Proud of these two for never giving up. Congratulations

CongRATulations to Barb Farmer and Richie, they earned their Ratt Novice Title today,and second place at Gold Star Kennels


Next obedience classes will start the week of Sept 10. Call for info.
Also the French Creek Barn hunt Assoc, will be holding 4 trials at Gold Star Kennel the weekend of Sept 15-16. Check the Barn Hunt website for an entry form and more information.


Upcoming events: Classes will resume the week of Sept 10. And also the French Creek Barn Hunt Assoc. will be hosting 4 Barn Hunt trials the weekend of Sept. 15-16, check the Barn Hunt website for more info.


Don't forget the spring obedience classes start this week!!


Don't forget the Barn Hunt at Gold Star Kennel Sat & Sun. Come watch and learn. Also the local 4-H group has the concession stand with a great variety to pick from. So make sure to stop out and support them. Starts at 8 AM and will go until about 4


Barn Hunt Practice Thurs April 13 at Gold Star Kennel. No advance registration necessary. $5.00 a run 5:00PM for tunnel practice and 6:00 PM for runthrus. Or just come watch and learn what this sport is about.


Our first session of spring classes will start Mon March 6 for level 1 & 2 obedience/rally/CGC and Tues March 7 for puppy obed. and conformation. A few openings still available. call 740-942-3262 to reserve your spot


There are still several spaces available for the Barn Hunt Lessons on Sat Jan 7, 2017. Cost $15.00 Instructor- Libby Smith Call Kay at the kennel for more info and to sign up. 740-942-3262

Nat Geo Wild

Nat Geo Wild

For all of the Golden Retriever lovers out there, this one is for you. #WonderofDogs


Don't forget to get your entries in by Fri Nov 18 for our second Barn Hunt Fun Test. If you need a me at [email protected].


Barn Hunt Fun Test entries close Thurs Nov 3. Hope to see you there.


2016 fall session of classes start Sept 12 & 13. Handling will be on Tuesdays at 7:00


Spring is almost here...time to start thinking about working with those puppies. Our classes will start March 7th for Level 1 & 2 obedience. March 8 for puppies under 6 months and conformation handling. Call 740-942-3262 for info.


There will be no Barn Hunt practice Wed Jan 20 due to weather and lack of entries. We will reschedule.


It is official, Gold Star Kennel won 1st place in the Christmas Parade for best walking unit. THANKS to all of you who came out and brought you dogs. This was our best turnout ever.

Gold Star Kennel's cover photo

Gold Star Kennel's cover photo


Hope to see you at the Barn Hunt clinic Sun. We still have some spots available. Come and watch if you want to learn what it is all about.


The 2015 fall obedience classes will start Sept 14 & 15. We still have space available in all classes. Handling will also resume this week. Call for info 740-942-3262


Don't forget the St Clairsville Kennel Club Show is Fri, Sat, Sun this week. A fun new event has been added on Sat...Lure Coursing. hope to see you there.


You still have time to sign up for our Mon night obedience classes, Mach 16 at 6; beginner's over 6 months and then at 7;00 we offer a combined rally/obedience class . Call the kennel at 740-942-3262


Reminder, there will be CGC/TDI testing at the kennel Mon at 6:00.


Thank you to all the dogs and handlers who came out to represent the kennel in the Cadiz Christmas Parade. I hear we got best walking unit. YIPEE Our participants ranged in age from 1 yr old Bethanny Dagan with her dog Lady to 82 yr old Barb Farmer with her golden retriever Ritchie. We are very fortunate to have so many wonderful doggy friends that brave the weather every year and come out to support us. Next year will be our 10th anniversary so invite your
friends to come out and fill the entire block with dogs!!


Also placing in the National Owner Handler series was Jane Hendricks/Ann Kretschmaier with Wyred's Different Dancing who placed # 8 Sorry, I missed it the first time. Thanks Jane for bringing this to my attention.


Gold Star Kennel would like to congratulate the following owners & their dogs for finishing the year with great standings in the National Owner-Handler Series for 2014.
#1 English Foxhound
CH Cottonwood's Just my Little Prince
Ann Kretschmaier/ Jane Hendricks

#3 Siberian Husky
GCH CH Diamondt's Sharp Dressed Man
Tyler Wells

#10 Chow
GCH CH Milan's Emerson Tappin On The Bay
Pam Fehr

#12 German Pinscher
GRCH CH Legacy's Time To Shine
Chris Bixler

They have all come to handling classes here at the kennel taught by Shawna Wells, JR Lerby, Tyler Wells and occasionally Mary Ann Oneil and Jane Hendricks. Thanks and congratulations to all for a job well done.

Monk gets his CD.

Monk gets his CD.


Getting ready for our fall classes. We will be starting the week of Sept. 8 Reserve you spot now.


We now have a certified canine massage therapist on our staff until mid August. This therapy is great for improving circulation and increasing muscle tone. Many other benefits to your dog....don't miss your chance to make your dog feel better. Call for an appointment and ask for Samantha Borsos. 942-3262


Come see us at the first Harrison County Business Expo Friday and Sat June 13 & 14. Monk will be there on Sat.


our last classes for the spring sessions will start April 14 & 15.
Puppy, Beginning Obedience, CGC, rally, and show handling.
Call for information.


Gold Star Kennel will soon have a treadmill available for your dog to keep in shape over the winter or just to burn off some extra energy. Remember, a tired puppy is a GOOD PUPPY!


Thanks everybody who walked in the Cadiz Christmas parade. We got 1st place for best walking unit. It was 23 degrees but everyone seemed to have a good time. Hope to see you all next year.


43022 Industrial Park Rd
Cadiz, OH

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00
Thursday 08:00 - 18:00
Friday 08:00 - 18:00
Saturday 08:00 - 10:00
Sunday 08:00 - 10:00


(740) 942-3262


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Wondering about Barn hunt classes
Gauge was all smiles after his stay at Gold Star Kennels. Thanks for taking such great care of him. 😘
On my way Aunt Kay and my favorite Gold Star peeps! Gauge❤️
Fergie earned her AKC Masters Title today, at the Friendship Cluster trial, put on by the St. Clairsville Ohio Kennel Club. Thank you Kay for all your support, and everyone who cheered us on!
The Gold Star Kennel Dogs showed at Youngstown All Breed Kennel club this weekend. Kathy and Buck earned 2 Master legs, Nancy and Fergie earned a Excellence Title and 2 Master legs, Donna and Nova earned Novice A Title, and Kirsten earned 2nd place in her first trial. The best is yet to come!!! So proud of these dogs,and the handlers dedications to the sport of Rally.
Last night class started level 2
Ellie with her AKC ribbon she got going threw puppy and level1.
Fergie was invited to Gold Star Kennels to preform for the Jewett Preschool today. She did some Obedience, Tricks, and Demonstrated what a Barn Hunt was like, but with a ball. The kids had alot of fun and so did we.
This is one reason Jake goes Gold Star!🤣🤣🤣🤣
I'm so happy Jake has a nice place to stay! He LOVES going to the kennel. 💙🐕 Thank you Kay and Staff.
Fergie earned an invitation to AKC Rally National Championship. Thank you Gold Star Kennels, and Kay for all your support.
Blessed to have a new puppy. THANKS Gold Star Kennel n my sister Kay Moore.