Sign up/pay in advance for discounts

PuppyLove & Basic Manners codes below. Other class levels & special programs already discounted.

Codes work in your shopping cart online at 

$10 discount automatically included when you pay online at least 24 hours before your orientation class (Week 1) --  submit a completed registration form from 

If you have any technical problems 

Contact us before your class or let us know when you attend if you are unable to register online so we can take your payment at class and still give you discounts. 

One coupon per new-student advance payment so pick the best deal that applies to your dog. You will get a chance to enter the code in your shopping cart when you check out.

Apply one of these codes: 

puppylovecode  for an additional $10 discount in your online shopping cart for Basic Manners for a rescue dog, senior handler 50 or older, or active/retired military/firefighter/police officer/CoastGuard families (new student advance-payment signup)

basicmannerscode for an additional $10 discount in your online shopping cart for Basic Manners for a rescue dog, senior handler 50 & older, or active/retired military personnel/firefighter/police officer families (new student advance-payment signup)

servicedog  for $20 off for current/future service dogs

returnbasic or returnpup for $35 off for our many returning students

rescuerefer for $35 off if rescue dog is referred to Best Paw Forward Inc. by rescue group or shelter

breedbasic for $35 off if referred by reputable breeders with health clearances & titles on sire/dam

breedpup - $65 off if referred by reputable breeders with health clearances & titles on sire/dam

newhelp - volunteers pay only $55 orientation (save $140)

springoaks  for $65 off for Spring Oaks Animal Clinic clients at that location

traingroombreedbasicmanners for $90 off for experienced trainers, groomers, reputable hobby breeders

traingroombreedpuppylove for $90 off for PuppyLove  with experienced trainers, groomers or breeders attending

2nddog  for $90 off second dog in same household attending Basic Manners or PuppyLove in same session

vet for $95 off  for veterinarian or staff (ask about additional savings for referring clinics & barter options)

Become a "Best Paw Forward property angel" volunteer

 Keeping dogs in loving homes is very important to us here at Best Paw Forward Inc., so we offer lots of ways you can get the help you need, at affordable prices. 

Learn more about dogs, have fun, and save money at the same time.

 Work study & barter programs make our group programs accessible to everyone. Most work study tasks and barter opportunities are available on our Osteen property.   

Work/trade for your classes

Work study


Register as soon as possible to reserve work study spots. Work study hours: usually 2 hours per week of class after $55 orientation


Fencing installation, repair, supplies


Electrical work, lighting, supplies

Mowing, edging, trimming, weeding

Mower maintenance

Barn work  

Got special skills, like outdoor work?


Extra credit/fewer hours for skilled labor or physically-hard tasks like construction projects, yard work or repairs

Backhoe access & skills so we can add dock diving to our fun programs


Barter & indoor work available too


 Answering E-mails (PC/Office/Outlook 

skills required)

Cleaning (house or outdoors)

​​Cleaning/maintaining office equipment & computers


Bring bags of gravel or concrete for our dirt road - get double in credit what you spend. More barter items listed below

Are you already a BPF student?


Longtime volunteers can work from home

  • Telephone calls
  • Update Facebook, Twitter, web page ​

To reserve your class or club program spot


Set up an appointment time. Bring in or e-mail completed signed paperwork for work study and class registration.

Most work done at our Osteen site


 Prime work times: 

  • Sundays 9 a.m.-noon
  • Mondays 2-4 p.m.
  • Wednesdays 9-4 p.m.
  • Thursdays  noon-8 p.m.
  • Fridays 2-7 p.m.
  • Saturdays 1-4 p.m.


Barter items needed

  • Road fill, gravel, crushed concrete, crushed shell
  • Fill dirt 
  • Bags of concrete
  • Fencing
  •  ​Paving stones   
  • Trees, vegetables, flowers 
  • Construction supplies, skills 
  • Picnic tables & benches 
  • Outdoor seating 
  • Software updates - PC
  • Plumbing, trenching
  • Vehicle detailing, maintenance
  • Movable chicken tractor coop, permanent chick coop

Free workshops for animal shelters, rescue groups

How foster homes and shelters can create dog skills that get pets adopted, and help keep them in their new homes.