Positive training class registration form on Sign Up page
Gentle, effective methods
NO FAR-OFF START DATES!
10 a.m. Mondays, 7 p.m. Wednesdays or 11 a.m. Saturdays. Mark orientation date on your class registration form to reserve your spot (Discount page for a special deal with any single discount code, advance payment with completed advance registration form)
11 a.m. Mondays, 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays or 6:30 p.m. Thursdays. Mark orientation date on class registration form to reserve your spot.
Bring dog & whole family if possible for 90-minute orientation (which is officially your Week 1 of your series) for an intensive manners discussion, training exercises, easy equipment (required equipment included free with advance payment & submitted class registration)
10 a.m. Mondays (free agility intro 9:45 p.m.)
7 p.m. Wednesdays (free agility intro 6:45 p.m.)
11 a.m. Saturdays (free agility intro noon)
Pick one for your primary class
When space permits you may drop in free in other Basic Manners sessions for extra help or makeup sessions during your initial 10 weeks (confirm times on class schedule & home page first)
When space permits you can drop in free in other PuppyLove or Basic Manners sessions for extra help or makeup sessions during your initial 10 weeks
Extra weeks added free for serious emergency situations. On your registration form, list any class dates you will miss on the same line with your chosen orientation date to get extra weeks of class. You alsol get credit for serious emergency dates later(talk to us about work, family situations or if you win a cruise, for special exceptions😁).
Of course you also get additional weeks if your instructor has to attend a dog event or handle an emergency.
If you are an experienced trainer or have the time for extra practice & studying your materials, you can use remaining weeks at intermediate levels after 6 weeks of PuppyLove or Basic Manners (no additional cost), or can skip right to competition levels with advance approval of instructor. Dogs that have not been to Best Paw Forward Inc. PuppyLove or Basic Manners may start in advanced obedience classes with the approval of your instructor. (Manners Plus is only available to dogs with experience in our programs.)
Discounts for experienced handlers, usually with titles on current or previous dogs
PLAY TIMES for approved dogs from current & previous Best Paw Forward Inc. classes
Longtime students who have been away for a while? Contact us for playtime updates & approval of longtime students, especially volunteers
Detour Doggie Delinquents is our specialized gentle program for dogs that are very nervous or shy, protective, territorial, dominant, possessive or aggressive. Dogs with these issues must start in that program with at least one private session - talk to us before signing up for a session to make you and your dog get the help you need right away.