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Best Paw Forward Inc. 

Gentle, effective dog training based on trust & respect. Small group & private classes in Central Florida 

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Sign up for your orientation time slot when you register for PuppyLove or Basic Manners. Orientation is always at a different time (and often on a different day in Osteen) from the rest of your series.

If possible, at least a day in advance:
1. Send completed registration form (available on web page, by e-mail or in the mail) and get any discounts by paying in advance. 

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


1. Come at least 15 minutes early if you could not submit an on-line registration form at least a day in advance.

2. Have not paid for your classes in our on-line store. Please note: Discounts offered apply when payment & forms provided in advance. Our liberal Osteen group class visit policy makes it easy to check out our program in advance.

3. 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, high-protein soft treats (boneless chicken, hot dogs, cheese, ground beef)

PuppyLove/Basic Manners Osteen orientation usually by appointment. 
4 p.m. most Mondays
4:30 p.m. most Wednesdays:

Other times available with advance approval of appointments. 
Confirm by e-mail or submit online registration form for fastest response before driving out. 

PuppyLove/Basic Manners DeLand orientation 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays (discounts with completed registration form & payment submitted at least 24 hours in advance). 

New PuppyLove

Mon. night class
For puppies ages 8-18 weeks old at orientation. 10-week Osteen series includes free agility equipment introduction 7:15 p.m.

Requires orientation class (Week 1) at a different time and/or day before attending regular class sessions. 

​Extra orientation session 2 p.m. Sun. Apr. 19.

Private classes in Osteen or in your home

​Play times for continuing PuppyLove & other approved friendly dogs who have been in our programs: 11 a.m. Thursdays, 1:15 p.m. Saturdays, Best Paw Forward Inc., Osteen.

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.


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