Dog & Puppy Group Training Classes

Group training classes are a great way to spend time with your dog.  Whether you are getting started on skills or just need a little extra help, we have a class for you!

Group Training Classes are a great affordable option for learning and having fun with your dog or puppy! 

Classes are held at our Perkasie facility located on Blooming Glen Rd in Perkasie Pa 18944.
Full address is sent in confirmation and reminder emails.
Visits to the property are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Sign up using the forms below.  Any questions regarding classes can be sent to info@bestpawforwardinc.com

Please do not schedule a phone consult to discuss class registration or questions.  FAQ can be found at the bottom of the page.

Group classes will be added for July/August soon.

Dog Obedience & Manners

This intermediate obedience class for dogs 7+ months old and goes beyond the basics, introducing fun yet challenging distractions to transform your pup's obedience skills (like sit, down, stay, place and more!) from the classroom to the real world.

Starts Tuesday, March 19th  at 6:30pm  (5 weeks)          $225  (1 spot left)

Puppy Training & Socialization

Join our Puppy Class to give your young canine companion the best start in life. Our expert trainers provide essential socialization, basic obedience, and a positive learning environment to ensure your puppy grows up to be a well-adjusted and well-behaved family member. Enroll today for a future of tail-wagging happiness with your furry friend!

Starts Tuesday, March 19th at 5:30pm  (5 weeks)          $225   

Reactive Recovery

Is your dogs causing chaos on walks? Let's tame explosive behavior in our 5 week reactive recovery course. This class is for dogs that bark and pull on leash when they see other dogs and people. Together, we'll create calm behaviors and restore peace to your walks.

Check out video of a previous class by clicking here!

Starts Wednesday, November 1st at 6:00pm  (3 weeks)          $135  

Dogs Just Wanna Have Fun!

Join us for 3 weeks of FUN! that also improves your dog's listening skills. We're firm believers that having fun together is the best way to get and keep your dog's attention even for the boring stuff. Exploring agility equipment, enrichment activities and more will have your dog tired and better behaved.

Starts Wednesday, November 1st at 7:00pm  (3 weeks)          $135

Loose Leash Foundations

During this 3 week course, we will focus on the foundations of having a loose leash. Starting with teaching your dog to respond to leash pressue and then adding in distractions to stop pulling and make walks more fun!

Starts Monday, October 9th at 6:00pm  (3 weeks)          $135  
(FULL)

Tricks & Treats!

Any dog can learn new tricks for the right treats! In this 3 week class, we will learn fun tricks for our dogs to do. It's a great way to further your dog's training and have fun together.

Starts Monday, October 9th at 7:00pm  (3 weeks)          $135
(only 2 spots left!)

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Puppy Survival Skills & Socialization

Kick off your puppy right by establishing a routine, potty training, crate training, nipping, socialization, rules of play. We'll also tackle foundation training skills. For puppies under 6 months old.

Starts Monday, September 18th at 6:00pm  (3 weeks)          $135 
(only 1 spot left!)

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Don't Be So Impulsive!

Stop jumping! This is one of the top three things people call us about when needing help with their dog so let's tackle the problem in its own class. For 3 weeks we will focus on teaching your dog to greet people calmly, stop jumping and work on impulse control.

Starts Monday, September 18th at 7:00pm  (3 weeks)          $135  (FULL)

Reactive Recovery is a 5 week class for dogs that bark and lunge while on leash at other dogs or people.

This class will focus on reducing reactive behavior and increasing your dog’s ability to listen to you while on leash around other dogs and people.

We will discuss proper socialization and how to work with your reactive dog to change the way they behave around other people.

For dogs over 1 year old

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Frequently Asked Questions

Classes will take place at our main facility located on Blooming Glen Rd in Perkasie Pa 18944.

The address will be sent via email as it is private property and visits are by appointment only.

As it is a brand new facility, we do not yet have public restrooms available so please plan accordingly. 

Most group classes run for 50 minutes and are 3-6 weeks long. 

To have the most success, you should bring the following with you to class:

  • a well fitted collar with identification
  • 4 – 6ft nylon or leather leash (no retractable leashes may be used in class)
  • a well fitted harness if you use one
  • a snack size bag of small, soft treats for reinforcement.  Treats should be no bigger than an eraser in size (or smaller depending on the dog)
Please do not feed your dog a full meal before class (especially if they get car sick). 

We generally welcome puppies into our classes around 10-12 weeks depending on their vaccination schedule. Puppies should have had at least 2 rounds of vaccinations (most importantly distemper and parvo) before joining class.

We welcome your well behaved and supervised children to participate in class.  

Working closely with your veterinarian to determine age appropriate vaccines is always suggested. 

We recommend that puppies receive at least 2 rounds of core vaccines (distemper, parvo, parainfluenza, etc) and Rabies as age appropriate. 

Bordetella is recommended but not required.

Vaccines should be given at least a week before class. 

Leash Walking Clinic

Does your dog pull you down the street when on leash?  This 4 week leash clinic will focus on improving your dog’s attention on you and responding to the leash.  We’ll work on proper position when on leash and not pulling ahead, criss crossing or lagging behind. 

This class is designed for friendly dogs that do not show reactive behavior (barking or lunging) toward dogs or people.  For work with reactive behavior, please see our Reactive Recovery Class. 

starts Wednesday, July 27th at 6:00pm for 4 weeks        $145

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BrainBusters - Enrichment

Does your dog have endless energy?  Our BrainBusters Enrichment Clinic is here to help tire your dog out without overexercising or throwing fetch for hours a day. 

During the course of 4 weeks, we will give you enrichment ideas to keep your dog mentally stimulated and fulfilled without the need for miles of walking.  Topics include defining enrichment and when to use it. Learning “find it” games, creating puzzles for you dog and other fun games to keep your dog busy and happy. 

starts Wednesday, July 27th at 7:00pm for 4 weeks           $145