​​​​​​Best Paw Forward Inc. Dog Training

Orientation / First Class 

​​​For PuppyLove & Basic Manners. If possible, at least a day in advance:

  • Send completed registration form (available on web page, by e-mail or in the mail).

  • Confirm your appointment time via e-mail or telephone. If you have received confirmation, come at the start times listed.

Come at least 15 minutes early

  • If you did not submit an on-line registration form at least a day in advance

  • Have not paid for your classes in our on-line store. Please note: discounts offered apply when payment & forms are provided in advance.

Read Getting Ready for Your First Class on this web page or in e-mails from us.

Please bring

  • your dog (hungry)

  • Our driving directions

  • Several cups & at least 3-4 types of whole-food soft treats (boneless chicken, hot dogs, cheese, ground beef)

Osteen orientation, usually by appointment (other times available as well). Confirm (e-mail bestpaw@bestpaw.com for fastest response) before driving out: ​

​​10 a.m. Sun. March 26

5:30 p.m. most Mondays

4:30 p.m. most Wednesdays

Orientation or private classes frequently offered by appointment:

     Tues. mornings

     Wed. daytime 

​     Thurs. evening

     Fri. afternoon & evening

     Sun. morning & afternoon

Spring Oaks Animal Care Center, DeLand orientation:

​​5:30 p.m. most Tuesdays by appointment.

Private classes in Osteen or in your home: Sun. & Wed. daytimes, Sun. & Thurs. evenings, Tues. mornings, Fri. afternoons & evenings. ​​

Refund policy: For class cancellations one week or less before your first class, you will receive credit for an upcoming series, private class or workshop that begins within six months of the start date of your first class.

Class schedule changes or postponement announcements posted on: 
Web page

Most classes continue in rainy, cold, hot weather
Indoors in DeLand
Move indoors in Osteen when necessary​

​​​​​​​​Winning Solutions Clicker Conformation Workshop 2-4 p.m. Sun. March 26: Problem solving and practice for dogs of all ages & sizes, including young puppies, & for handlers at all levels.Only 1 spot left for limited registration program (lots of individual attention). Innovative, personalized tips, eliminating problem behaviors, perfect head carriage, superior free stacking, increased handler and dog confidence, extend reach and drive through training, smooth gaiting on a loose lead, targeting for a great ring performance, smooth leash handling, connecting with your dog, show attitude on cue, how to beat the pros and when to use a pro, show judges what they want to see, evaluate structure

Fill out class registration form on-line or print & mail/deliver flyer form with payment for discount (send e-mail address to receive flyer or to get on our e-mail list.

Paid advance registration discount price deadline today, Wed. Mar. 22: $20 per handler; $30 couples, multiple dogs, parents with junior handlers & multiple dogs
(advance registration observer or current series student $10)
After March 22: $30 per handler, $20 observer

Usually outdoors, some overhead cover (indoors stacking and strategy session during wet weather). Print & follow our directions on-line or get them via e-mail. GPS, map programs, cell phones often undependable for this location.

We also offer private conformation training at our club base here in Volusia County, or in your home.

Obedience, rally agility run-throughs: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays Apr. 9, June 3, July 8. 

Weekly Play Times in Osteen

On 10 beautiful fully-fenced grassy acres in Osteen. Open only to current PuppyLove students, recent PuppyLove graduates and approved recent, current or former students with good dog & human social skills. 2:30 p.m. most Saturdays & 11:30 a.m. most Thursdays.

​Occasional other days announced here & on Facebook​​

​Property available for private run & fun times, club outings and for barter opportunities.

Best Paw Forward Inc.
1835 Oak Haven Plantation Rd Osteen FL 32764-8872 US
407-321-1006 | info@bestpaw.com

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