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

Gift certificates available. Group, private classes continue



Thurs. Nov. 28, Thanksgiving

Dec.  11-15 AKC shows, obedience, rally, agility, dock diving, shopping, educational events, Orange County Convention Center - did you know that mixed-breed dogs have been competing in companion 

  (Visit P.J. at the AKC Obedience Classic trophy table Sat. & Sun. Save time to check out AKC's National Championship Dog Show, Agility Invitational, obedience Juniors Classic, Junior Agility Competitions,  Meet the Breed  booths, and so much more, with shows and events all week leading up to at the national American Kennel Club events Dec. 14-15, at the Orange County Convention Center . Go to to find your favorite events and times, and check out local dog club shows, obedience trials and other events at the convention center starting Dec. 10-13).

Dec. 24-25

Christmas Eve-Christmas Day (Gift certificates still available Dec. 24)

Dec. 31 

New Year's Eve

Jan. 1 

Annual Best Paw Forward Inc. party, noon. Covered dish, greedy grab bag

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Check out schedule changes:

Small or private classes, lots of individual attention

Lots of free training tips 

Which beginner class is best for your dog?

Hint: our own dogs ALWAYS start in one of these sessions)? 

Discount opportunities: 

Pet manners, obedience/rally, agility, poor social skills?



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 a far-off start date

Orientation different time and/or day required first

Mon. nights or Sun. afternoons in Osteen

Tues. nights in DeLand

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

Basic Manners


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 therapy dog, show dog, performance titles

Detour Doggie Delinquents

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


Small group & private classes

Beginners through advanced



 Small group & private classes 

Beginners through advanced



 Workshops & private classes