Start now for more fun & order in your life

Sign up & pay for group class in advance to qualify for these discounts:

  • WelcomeBack - $35 off for our many returning students
  • SpringOaks - $65 off for Spring Oaks Animal Clinic clients
  • KeepingUsAllSafe - $10 off for active duty military personnel , firefighters, police officers, & their families
  • NewHelper - volunteers pay only their $55 orientation
  • Rescue - $10 off for dogs from rescue shelter/group or RescueReferral for $35 off if sent by group/shelter
  • Senior - $10 off for senior citizens age 50 & older
  • ServiceDog - $20 off for current/future service dogs
  • TopBreederBasic - $35 off, or TopBreederPuppyLove - $65 off, for reputable breeder with titles & health clearances on sire/dam
  • Trainer/Groomer - $30 off for experienced trainers, groomers
  • VetStaff - $90 off for veterinary technicians, vets etc.

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.

Got special skills, like outdoor work?

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

Display real testimonials

 Answering E-mails

(PC/Office/Outlook skills required)


Cleaning (house or outdoors)

​​Cleaning/maintaining office equipment & computers
Fencing installation, repair, supplies
Electrical work, lighting, supplies
Mowing, edging, trimming, weeding
Mower maintenance  
Barn work 

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
  • Mondays 2-4 p.m.
  • Wednesdays 1-4 p.m.
  • Thursdays  noon-8 p.m.
  • Fridays 2-7 p.m

Barter items needed

  • Road fill, gravel, crushed concrete
  • 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.