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BEST PAW FORWARD was voted #1 for 5 Years in a Row on the WISN Alist!

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GREAT GIFT IDEA!
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the new puppy in
the family or to brush up on skills. YES, you can teach an old dog new tricks!!

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!

In order to help you plan, here are the dates we will be closed for the upcoming Holiday season.
We will be closed for Christmas 12/23 - 12/25, 12/28, 12/29, 12/31 and 1/1. No Puppy Social on 12/28.
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  Class Spotlight

Level 2 Manners Picks up where Basic Manners left off and concentrates on those hard to train areas. Improved manners and reliability, more emphasis on heeling and automatic sits, preparation for off-leash heeling, more attention exercises to keep your dog focused on you rather than another dog or person, proofing the recall so that it becomes automatic and reliable. All exercises take cues learned in Basic Manners and practice them at greater distances and with more distractions. Go to mat, drop on recall, fronts and finishes are also covered. Level 2 is a great way to prepare for Canine Good Citizen, Therapy Dog, Rally Obedience and Outdoor Adventures. Next class begins Thursday, January 22nd at 6:15pm in our Pewaukee location.

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Puppy Agility Agility is a sport where the dog/handler team run a timed obstacle course consisting of mostly jumps, tunnels and climbing obstacles. This 6 week course is designed to introduce young puppies (between 4 and 9 months of age) to Agility obstacles. The emphasis is on building a strong relationship and having fun with your puppy. To ensure your puppy's safety and long-term health, obstacles are kept very low and only obstacles deemed safe for young puppies are used. Agility is a great way to build confidence and control in your puppy while having a blast! Puppies must wear a plain buckle or snap-release collar and must be well socialized with other puppies. They do not need any obedience training prior to taking this class. Class size is limited. Come have fun with your puppy! Class begins Monday, January 26th at 6:15pm in our Hartland location. - 2 Spots Left!

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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 Games
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 also offer Private & In-Home Consultations to work on specific issues that your dog may be having.

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, force-free 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, which celebrated its 10th anniversary in the dog training business in 2012, was named No. 1 for Best Dog Training on the WISN-TV A-List for the fifth year in a row in 2013.