Puppy Programs

Five By Five Canine is here to help start off your puppy’s journey on the right paw and tailor all of your training directly to you and your dog!

We love to help you foster the strongest possible relationship right from the start and implement smart training practicing to help your puppy solidify the skills it will need for a fulfilling and enriching life. We will help you build a repertoire of problem-solving skills and smart training practices, so you will be prepared for any behavior problems that might crop up later your dog’s life. We believe in a fully positive approach to all of our training, and are always ready find that creative solution just for you!

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“superstar” – THE premier PROGRAM

Want to make sure your puppy will grow up into the well-mannered, wonderful dog that you know they can be? Do you want to make sure your puppy starts off on the right paw? Do you want to help set your puppy up for success with proper socialization and initial house training? Do you want your puppy to live their most invigorating and enriching life? Or are you already seeing some behavioral concerns that you’d like to nip in the bud? This program is for you!

Our premier puppy program will give your puppy all of the skills they grow up into the perfect family member. Combining proper, vital socialization protocol and hands-on behavioral and obedience training, as well as giving you tools to keep your puppy happy, satiated, and out of trouble with ensure your puppy with have their best possible start with you.

Programs cover everything from basic manners and obedience behaviors, name recognition, recalls (with distractions), potty training, place, loose leash walking, appropriate greetings, excessive barking, focus in the face of distractions, behaviors for vet visits, proper socialization protocol, and many others. Don’t see what you want to work on in this list? No problem! We always make sure our training can be tailored directly to your dog and their specific needs.

 The program includes:

  • 90-minute consult with your family, discussing training goals and current undesirable behaviors as well as several strategies that you can implement right away for immediate results. We will form a training plan, as well as discussing ways to further increase your dog’s emotional and physical welfare.
  • 8 in-home training sessions (1 hour each), two to three of which we will take “on the road” to dog-friendly environments to practice behaviors outside of the house as well as implementing proper socialization protocol.
  • One mini-hike session to work on behaviors with distractions as well as hiking etiquette.

  • A training plan specifically tailored to your dog’s individual needs.

  • Bronagh will be available to support you through the entire program via email and phone along with the in-person lessons.

Extra Benefits:

  • 20 foot long line
  • treat pouch

  • clicker

  • unlimited email and text support for three months after conclusion of program

“into the woods” – THE intermediate PROGRAM

Do you have a list of behaviors and manners you want your puppy to master, but you’re not sure how to begin? Do you want to make sure your puppy grows up to be the sociable, fun family member you know they can be? Are you already seeing some behaviors crop up that you want to fix right away? Are you wishing to build a comfortable, carefree relationship with your puppy? This program is for you!

Our intermediate in-home program is perfect for focusing on everything from in-depth obedience or manners training, potty training and crate training, as well as curing cases of unforeseen behavioral or obedience concerns. 

Programs cover everything from basic manners and obedience behaviors, name recognition, recalls, potty training, place, loose leash walking, appropriate greetings, distraction training, behaviors for vet visits, proper socialization protocol, and many others. Don’t see what you want to work on in this list? No problem! We always make sure our training can be tailored directly to your dog and their specific needs.

The program includes:

  • 90-minute consult with your family, discussing training goals and current undesirable behaviors as well as several strategies that you can implement right away for immediate results. We will form a training plan, as well as discussing ways to further increase your dog’s emotional and physical welfare.

  • 6 in-home training sessions (1 hour each), at least one to two of which we will take “on the road” to dog-friendly environments to practice behaviors outside of the house.

  • Bronagh will be available to support you through the entire program via email and text along with the in-person lessons.

Extra Benefits:

  • treat pouch

  • clicker

  • unlimited email support for one month after conclusion of program

“chosen” – THE baseline PROGRAM

Do you need help with basic obedience or house manners? Do you most things in the house covered, but leash walks are a nightmare? Do you have a specific more in-depth problem that you would like to focus on? Do you just need a little guidance helping your puppy start off on the right paw? This program is for you!

Our baseline program is perfect getting you started or addressing a few specific needs. We can focus on a general behavior improvement, or pick one or two larger behavioral concerns and focus on those.

Programs cover topics including basic manners and obedience behaviors, potty training, recall games, place, loose leash walking, appropriate greetings, foundation for distraction training, and many others. Don’t see what you want to work on in this list? No problem! We always make sure our training can be tailored directly to your dog and their specific needs. 

The program includes:

  • 90-minute consult with your family, discussing training goals and current undesirable behaviors as well as several strategies that you can implement right away for immediate results. We will form a training plan, as well as discussing ways to further increase your dog’s emotional and physical welfare.
  • 3 in-home training sessions (1 hour each)

  • Bronagh will be available to support you through the entire program via email along with the in-person lessons.

Extra Benefits:

  • clicker

  • unlimited email support for two weeks after conclusion of program

“phases” – THE quick-fix PROGRAM

Are you pretty satisfied with your puppy’s behavior, but have one or two smaller training needs? Or are you happy with your puppy’s behavior, but feeling a little lost when it comes to socialization? Is potty training turning into a nightmare? Perhaps you just have no idea where to start? This program is for you!

Behaviors that are appropriate for this program (generally one or two only per package, but always open to discussion): name recognition, sit, down, polite greetings, recall foundation, stay, potty training overview, and loose leash walking. Have another behavior that you think fits the program? We are always ready to discuss!

The program includes:

  • Initial 60-minute consult with your family, discussing training goals and current undesirable behaviors as well as an overview of canine behavioral wellness, training theory, and management strategies you can utilize for immediate results. We will form a training plan and a plan to further elevate your dog’s emotional and physical welfare.

  • 2 in-home training sessions (45 minutes each)

  • Bronagh will be available to support you through the entire program via email along with the in-person lessons.

    NOTE: only available for clients based in Litchfield County

Extra Benefits:

  • unlimited email support for one week after conclusion of program

Not sure which program is right for you?