Class schedule

Gentle, effective training based on trust & respect

    Sundays 

Private classes, special events, workshops, seminars. Check events page for details.
 


    ​Mondays
10 a.m. Basic Manners (beginners, older pups & adult dogs), Osteen. Free optional agility intro 11 a.m.
11 a.m. Manners Plus (intermediate level), Osteen.
 

4:30 p.m. Orientation (Week 1 for all PuppyLove & Basic Manners sessions) by appointment, Osteen.
6 p.m. Agility Beginning Concepts, ABC's of Agility, Osteen.
7-8:30 p.m. Agility Run-Throughs, Osteen.  

7:30 p.m. PuppyLove (pups 8-18 weeks old at first class), Osteen.  Free optional agility intro 7:15 p.m.  
 


​    Tuesdays
Morning: Private sessions, ring rental available.
 

5:30 p.m. Orientation (Week 1 for all PuppyLove & Basic Manners sessions) by appointment, DeLand.
6:30 p.m. PuppyLove (pups ages 8-18 weeks old on first day of class),, Spring Oaks Animal  Care Center, DeLand.
7:30 p.m. Basic Manners (older pups & adult dogs), Spring Oaks Animal Care Center, DeLand.
 


    Wednesdays
Noon-3 p.m. Private sessions available in Osteen.
 

4:30 p.m. Orientation (Week 1 for all PuppyLove & Basic Manners sessions) by appointment, Osteen. 

6 p.m. Manners Plus (intermediate level), Osteen. 

7 p.m. Basic Manners (beginners, older pups & adult dogs), Osteen. Free optional agility intro 5:45 p.m. 

 


    Thursdays
9 am. Advanced/intermediate agility, Osteen.  
10 a.m. Advanced competition obedience/rally, Osteen.
​11 a.m. Supervised play time for approved ​Best Paw Forward dogs Osteen. 

6-8 p.m. Private sessions available most weeks
 


   Fridays
Noon-8 p.m. Private sessions available.
 


    Saturdays  (no classes Sat. Sept. 1)
9 a.m. Advanced/intermediate agility, Osteen.  

10 a.m. Advanced competition obedience/rally, Osteen.
11 a.m. Manners Plus (intermediate level), Osteen.
Noon Basic Manners (older pups & adult dogs), Osteen. Free optional agility intro 11:45 a.m.
Noon PuppyLove (pups 8-18 weeks old at first class), Osteen.  Free optional agility intro 11:45 a.m.
1 p.m. Supervised play time most Saturdays for approved Best Paw Forward dogs, Osteen. 


bestpaw@bestpaw.com for class information only  (no solicitors, please)

  

Easy on-line registration form at https://bestpaw.com/registration-page & available by e-mail (even by stamped mail if you prefer!).  Advanced payment & form required for discount offers.


Refund policy: To maintain the quality of our small, focused classes, there are no refunds once registration & payment are completed. If you cancel your program 1 week or less before a private class or the first session of your series, you receive full credit for an upcoming series, private class or workshop that begins within 6 months of the original start date. Free makeup classes for workshops or partially completed group classes are available in Osteen (during the time frame of your original package for group series). Include information at signup about conflicts with planned trips or special events to qualify for free makeup sessions/weeks. Please contact us directly as soon as possible about emergency situations.


Free drop-ins at Osteen site for extra classes when space is available

Sign up for a Basic Manners or PuppyLove class and drop in on other  Basic or Puppy Osteen classes for free makeup sessions or for extra help during your 10-week series in Osteen or your 7-week seriess in DeLand. The same benefit is included with all our beginner & advanced programs - free Osteen extras!


Register online today for orientation (Week 1) in a small-group PuppyLove or Basic Manners program with experienced trained professionals & volunteers. 


Our innovative open enrollment program means you can start class this week - no waiting for a far-off start date!  


PuppyLove & Basic Manners are parallel programs which cover similar material each week. Extra material & off-leash work included in PuppyLove. Starting at a young age means your pup learns faster so we cover even more in those sessions!

Class details

Small group classes for lots of individual attention

  • PuppyLove & Basic Manners in Osteen (10 week series, may include intermediate level for some handler-dog teams)) & DeLand​ (7 week series). 
  •  Open enrollment: Start right away (no need to wait for a far-off start date).
  • Set up &  confirm orientation appointment now. Orientation is your Week 1  class, with your dog, at a different time from regular  class sessions.​
  • Check events page for fun activities & for extra orientation times in addition to those listed below.
  •  Register in advance in our on-line store.
  • E-mail  bestpaw@bestpaw.com or call to confirm or set up other times. On-line appointment coming soon!
  • AKC S.T.A.R. Puppy, Canine Good Citizen, Community Canine Tests by appointment. ​2:30 p.m. Saturdays, Osteen. 
  • See Appointment section on Home Page for other Private Class/Orientation potential  time slots.​
  • Use our directions for Osteen location. Do not trust PS/cellphone GPS. 

Contact Us

Drop us a line!

Better yet, see us in person! Use our driving directions - avoid any that include Boy Scout Camp Rd

We love our customers. Feel free to visit during normal class times. We live on the property and teach private classes all over Central Florida, so please make an appointment before dropping in at other times. Special event, time changes or the rare cancelled class are all posted on this web page's home page and on Facebook.

Best Paw Forward Inc.

1835 Oak Haven Plantation Rd, Osteen, FL 32764, US (also Spring Oaks Animal Care Center, DeLand on Tues. evenings)

(407) 321-1006

Hours

Mon

8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Tue

8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Wed

11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Thu

8:00 am – 9:00 pm

Fri

12:15 pm – 9:00 pm

Sat

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sun

8:00 am – 7:00 pm

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