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BEST PAW FORWARD was voted #1 for 7 Years in a Row on the Milwaukee Alist!

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Best Paw Forward Puts the FUN in Dog Training Classes

We offer a variety of positive reinforcement dog training obedience classes for all dogs and handlers. Many of our classes are offered at several skill levels. Whether you intend to go on to shows, trials or just want to have a great dog, we have the right fit of classes for you. Everyone learns in a fun, positive and safe atmosphere!

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Closed Sunday, February 5th for Super Bowl Sunday. No classes or Puppy Social.

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Agility 2 Agility 2 picks up where Agility 1 left off. The objective is to instill confidence from both ends of the leash. Agility obstacles in short sequences for intermediate dogs and handlers. It concentrates on handling skills to help get your dog through the course in the most efficient and fastest way. Now that the dogs have been introduced to each of the obstacles, Agility 2 places emphasis on the handler keeping the dog's attention at all times and concentrates more on the handler helping the dog to get through the course correctly and quickly. The emphasis is on relationship building and having fun with your dog. Dogs must wear a plain buckle or snap-release collar and must be well socialized with other dogs. Class size is limited! It's great fun...come join us! Agility 1 is a prerequisite. Class begins Thursday, February 9th at 7:40pm in our Pewaukee location.

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Rally/Agility Combo Is it Rally? Is it Agility? No, it's both combined! This is a unique class where we have combined low intensity Agility with Rally Obedience. The dog/handler team will start off with a few Rally signs. But in between the Rally Obedience signs there might be a tunnel or a barrel or a low jump instead of another Rally sign. Great for dogs with physical disabilities that can't do traditional Agility due to bad hips or elbows or whatever the case may be. Also great for people that just want to do something FUN with their dog. This class will build confidence and teamwork and will be fun for both the handler and the dog! Basic Manners is a prerequisite. Class begins Thursday, February 23rd at 6:15pm in our Pewaukee location.

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Here is a listing of our classes:
Our Manners Classes include: Puppy KindergartenBasic Manners • Level 2 Manners
Our Dog Sport Classes include: Puppy AgilityAgility 1Agility 2Advanced Agility
Agility/Rally Combo 1Agility/Rally Combo 2Rally 1Rally 2Flyball 1Flyball 2Flyball 3
Our Specialty Classes include: Focus and ControlShy DogCanine Good Citizen
Therapy Dog Training and TestingOutdoor AdventuresFun 'N GamesBuilding A Rocket Recall
Socialization is very important to the development and health of your dog. We offer two different socialization opportunities: Puppy Socials and 1/2 Pint Socials

The date listed is the start date of class. You MUST pre-register for all classes.
All classes meet once a week on the same day and time. Prices and dates subject to
change without notice.

We have two locations to offer you more classes at your convenience.
Click here for directions to both our Hartland and our Pewaukee locations.

Our Training Philosophy

Training is the most important thing you will ever do for your dog. How you approach training will forever affect the relationship between you and your dog.

We believe in positive, motivational training methods, which have been tested to show great results. We use a reward-based training approach that makes the learning experience fun for the dog and will ensure that your dog will put its "best paw forward", listening to and obeying your commands. We keep our classes fun for both dogs and owners while learning in a friendly, positive environment.

Best Paw Forward will be celebrating its 15th anniversary in the dog training business in 2017. We have been voted No. 1 for Best Dog Training on the A-List for seven years in a row and received First Place in the Pet Training category in the 2016 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Top Choice Awards - Best of Greater Milwaukee.