Best Paw Forward Inc.: Gentle, effective, experienced dog training

Training for beginners, competition & more!


  • For pups 8-18 weeks old at orientation
  • Detailed puppy bite work for gentle mouths on adults & children
  • On-leash & off-training
  • Behavior (jumping up, barking, housetraining, chewing, stealing etc.)
  • Obedience tricks (sit, down, stand, stay, come, heel, fetch)
  • Early socialization in a safe, well-run puppy program can increase neural pathways in the brain for pups 8-16 weeks old 

Basic Manners


  • Beginner program for older pups, adolescent & adult dogs
  • Fix bad habits
  • Create good habits
  • Behavior (jumping up, barking, housetraining, chewing, stealing etc.)
  • Obedience tricks (sit, down, stand, stay, come, heel, fetch)

Detour Doggie Delinquents

Is your dog

  • extremely shy?
  • nervous?
  • bossy?
  • possessive?
  • protective?
  • territorial?
  • aggressive?


 for details on our specialized gentle private & group programs that work! You can

  • build more confidence
  • stop or decrease reactive responses
  • help dogs with social issues

Private Classes

Private sessions at our Osteen location

or in your home.

Agility, obedience competition, rally, dog show/conformation training for fun and at all levels

PuppyLove & Basic Manners include free optional agility introduction.

Recent review:

Bonnie Bryan Brown reviewed Best Paw Forward Dog Sports Club  on Facebook — 5 star

Best Paw Forward Sports Club owner PJ is knowledgeable, patient and trainer extraordinaire. Her insight into dog training  and years of experiences with different breeds of dogs provides a wide base of training expertise. PJ supplies practical applications for each skill throughout the training classes and encourages you and your dog to be the best. Her gentle training methods work! My dog has a closer bond with me, delightful manners and respects both human and animal kind. Best Paw Forward Inc. in Osteen

ABC's of Agility & Conformation/Show Workshop

New time, day for Agility Beginner Concepts program

 9 a.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 28 

 Weekly sessions with safe, beginner-height introduction to fun agility equipment for fitness, body awareness and fun

For pups as young as 8 weeks old, & also for friendly older pups & adult dogs

$75 (or pay just $55 by registering & paying ahead online )

Come check out any of our dog-friendly, people-friendly group classes in Osteen before registering if you like (use our driving directions since GPS can be undependable. Our rural site is usually 5-10 degrees cooler than in town.) Additional $10 discount for current students


10 a.m. Sun. Oct. 21. 

$20 in advance

$30 day of workshop

Rally Run-Thrus 2-3 p.m. Sun. Oct. 21

 Drop-ins $10 per household for multiple dogs/runs. Repeat runs must alternate with other participants. Extra nearby stations with signs at all levels; course with all levels. Instructor assistance included.  

PuppyLove & Basic Manners beginner programs: new time 5 p.m. Sundays (also weekday & evening times)

  • Free optional PuppyLove & Basic Manners agility introduction 6 p.m. Sundays

New Manners Plus session 1 p.m.  Sundays - intermediate level 

  • Obedience competition  (for all dogs beyond Manners Plus level) 3 p.m. Sundays
  • Agility (for all dogs beyond Manners Plus level) 4 p.m.  Sundays