1835 Oak Haven Plantation RD, Osteen, Central Florida 32764-8872

bestpaw@bestpaw.com (407) 321-1006

Gentle, effective, family-oriented methods Experienced instructors

Classes for pups 8 weeks old through adults 

Puppy & beginner manners, agility, obedience,  show dog, social issues & more!

Free safe-height agility introduction included with PuppyLove and Basic Manners series

CLASSES/orientation open today - extra orientation May 26

Get an AKC Rally Novice video title on your dog

AKC testing at Osteen site only. Video help available

AKC testing at Osteen site only. Video help available

In case the weather is intimidating you today after all of the health concerns, we are adding an extra orientation  at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Tues. May 26. Let us know as soon as possible if you need to get into that orientation rather than today's. Because today is a holiday, there are also extra options for free makeups for tonight's PuppyLove class.


Get an AKC Rally Novice video title on your dog 

The American Kennel Club AKC just opened this title opportunity on video for the first time. This initial pilot program is  scheduled through Dec. 31.


You submit your video of your dog successfully completing any 3 of the 5 different courses. The video performances are then evaluated by AKC obedience & rally judges.


Set up a time for a rally course video session out here in Osteen with level, grassy rings. 


AKC testing at Osteen site only. Video help available

AKC testing at Osteen site only. Video help available

AKC testing at Osteen site only. Video help available

  • For $15 you get 90 minutes of open mowed grassy field space, one course of your choice and video help.  


  • If you prefer, get together with friends and help each other record, $5 for each additional team if we provide courses and video help


  • OR bring your own course and recording partner and just pay $10 per hour for field rental. 


We can use one of our electronic devices to record and send it to you, or bring your own device (be prepared to show a helper how to operate it).


If your dog is a little worried or distracted around strangers or strange dogs we can arrange a private class time for you to come out and try some of the skills or a course. Or you can join our friendly, gentle training program to help you with your dog.

Osteen small-by-design group & private classes REMAIN OPEN. Masks welcome (on the humans!)

Osteen small-by-design group & private classes REMAIN OPEN. Masks welcome (on the humans!)

Osteen small-by-design group & private classes REMAIN OPEN. Masks welcome (on the humans!)

SANITIZER, LOTS OF SOCIAL DISTANCE AVAILABLE


Unregistered visitors are welcome at safe distances. Please complete a class form and sign the BPF release so we can track visitors during the Covid-19 restrictions. Sent it in ahead of time or print one out and bring it along with you. 


STUDENT  PLAY TIMES

Longtime students who have been away for a while may contact us for information on  getting back into our doggie play times currently offered 4 days a week

Fast track for experienced handlers

Osteen small-by-design group & private classes REMAIN OPEN. Masks welcome (on the humans!)

Osteen small-by-design group & private classes REMAIN OPEN. Masks welcome (on the humans!)

 PUPPYLOVE & BASIC MANNERS STUDENTS:

Highly motivated and/or experienced trainers may talk to your instructor about moving to intermediate levels after your first 6 weeks of class. 

Depending on class numbers,  group students can easily move to  our different time slots  if they miss a class or would just like extra help.


Please stay home if sick!   


 What about classes you missed due to Covid-19 restrictions? Full, flexible future class credit for those sessions missed


Of course that includes our DeLand classes on hiatus right now until it is safe to offer those classes indoors again.  Or Spring Oaks Animal Care Center students may do their makeup training sessions at the Osteen site - contact us as soon as possible to save your spot.

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Friendly dogs only

New Agility Beginner program

6:30 p.m. Wed. nights

Basic agility skills

  • Conditioning, strength, flexibility, cardiovascular benefits
  • Improve manners

Pet manners, AGILITY, Obedience/rally, poor social skills?

PuppyLove

Detour Doggie Delinquents

Basic Manners

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For pups 8-18 weeks old at orientation.

Fastest learning time in pup's life - don't waste it! 

Join right away. 


Open enrollment means no waiting for far-off start dates

Orientation (Week 1) different time and/or day required first

Mon. nights or Sun. afternoons in Osteen

Tues. nights in DeLand


 Best foundation for family pets, therapy dog, show dog/conformation, performance titles (agility, obedience, nose work, trick dog, field work etc.) 

Basic Manners

Detour Doggie Delinquents

Basic Manners

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Friendly pups 19 weeks & older,

and friendly adult dogs

Sun. afternoon, Mon. morning, Wed. night sessions in Osteen

Tues. nights in DeLand


 Start right away with open enrollment - no waiting

Orientation at a different time and/or on a different day required first


  Great start for family pets, therapy dog, show dog, performance titles

Detour Doggie Delinquents

Detour Doggie Delinquents

Obedience & Rally Competition

For shy, nervous, sensitive, possessive, territorial, defensie, dominant or aggressive dogs

For sensitive, shy, territorial, defensive, possessive, bossy, dominant or aggressive dogs


Private classes, workshops, periodic series


Create confident, quiet, well-behaved manners where you used to see barking, lunging and nervous bad behavior.

Obedience & Rally Competition

Obedience & Rally Competition

Obedience & Rally Competition

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Small group & private classes

Beginners through advanced

Agility

Obedience & Rally Competition

Conformation

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Small group & private classes 

Beginners through advanced

Conformation

Obedience & Rally Competition

Conformation

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 Workshops & private classes 

PuppyLove on Mon. night is back!

PuppyLove on Mon. night is back!

PuppyLove on Mon. night is back!

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Starting immediately PuppyLove on Monday nights is back. PuppyLove is for pups 8-18 weeks old on the first day of class. All sessions following social distance guidelines - masks recommended. Get help teaching pups to listen to masked humans! Orientation  5:30 or 6 p.m. Mondays 

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