​​​​​​​Best Paw Forward Inc. Dog Training
Best Paw Forward Inc.
1835 Oak Haven Plantation Rd Osteen FL 32764-8872 US
407-321-1006 | info@bestpaw.com
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Begin right away -- no need to wait for for a far-off start date.

What is the best class for my new dog right now, or if we are new to dog training?

Register online today for orientation (Week 1) for a small group PuppyLove or Basic Manners program with experienced trained professionals & volunteers. Private sessions also available - see potential times on Class Schedule page.

PuppyLove & Basic Manners are parallel programs with mostly the same material covered in each. Extra material and off-leash work included in PuppyLove (limited to pups 8-18 weeks old at orientation).

Osteen: beginners, behavior, agility, group & private aggression/shyness/fear/nervous issues, competition obedience, rally, show/conformation, private.
DeLand: beginners (Tues. evenings), private aggression counseling (Tues. afternoons).

In your home: beginners, behavior, competition obedience, rally, show/conformation for most dogs.
Nervous, extremely shy or aggressive dogs are usually handled only in Osteen

     or on Tues. afternoons at Spring Oaks Animal Care Center, DeLand.

  • Private classes, series & workshops in Osteen specifically designed for those dogs.

Osteen - Best Paw Forward Inc. - Outdoors, mostly under cover,

          or inside for inclement weather.
Deland - Spring Oaks Animal Care Center - Mostly indoors.

Class details

  • Orientation

Bring your dog - let's get training now!

Orientation is your Week 1 in PuppyLove or Basic Manners.

Required for all new PuppyLove & Basic Manners dogs and their families.
Different time from regular open-enrollment series times.
By appointment.

Osteen or DeLand.

  • PuppyLove - $185​

Bring your pup 8-18 weeks old to begin a lifetime of love.
Must take orientation first with your dog.
10 week series in Osteen (6:30 p.m. Mondays, noon Saturdays).
7 week series in DeLand (6:30 p.m. Tuesdays)

     Discounts for Spring Oaks ​Animal Care Center clients at this location.
Optional weekly free agility introduction in Osteen.
Approved class for AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Test.

  • Basic Manners - $185

Bring your pup older than 18 weeks (about 4 1/2 months old).

Bring your friendly adult dog.
Must take orientation first with your dog.
10 week series in Osteen (Mon. mornings, Wed. evenings, Sat. morning).
7 week series in DeLand (Tues. evenings, discounts for Spring Oaks
​Animal Care Center clients at this location).
Optional weekly free agility introduction in Osteen.
Approved class for AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy Test for dogs up to 1 year old.

  • Manners Plus - $55 per month.

Intermediate obedience/agility level.
Must first complete PuppyLove or Basic Manners. 
Osteen (Mon. morning, Wed. evening, Sat. midday).

AKC Canine Good Citizen & Community Canine prep course

  • Agility Beginners 

Beginners optional free introduction free with weekly Basic Manners & PuppyLove.

Included with Manners Plus sessions for body awareness, canine fitness, advanced obedience manners.
Private classes, workshops.


  • Agility ​Intermediate to advanced, $45 per month, $15 drop ins.

Mostly off-leash.
Osteen​ (Thurs. & Sat. mornings)

Included in Mon. night advanced obedience group.

  • Advanced obedience, rally​ - $45 per month, $15 drop in.
  • Osteen (Mon. evening, Thurs. & Sat. mornings).​

  • Conformation/show dog training

Private classes, workshops.

Returning students bringing their next dogs to PuppyLove or Basic Manners pay $150 if they register and pay in advance (WelcomeBack discount code in our online store). Spring Oaks Animal Care Center clients receive a $65 discounts at that DeLand location if they pay at least 1 day in advance (discount code SpringOaks2017).

Visa, MasterCard, Discover accepted. $25 service charge plus costs for credit card cancellations and returned checks.