Stonebriar Animal Behavior & Training offers a comprehensive range of dog, cat, equine, and other domestic animal training and behavior services for the West Georgia and Eastern Alabama area. From the convenience of private, in-home training to the socialization opportunities of group classes, Stonebriar can solve your toughest behavior problems.
Meet our Staff
Monique Williams, Owner/Trainer
CPDT-KA, NADOI, Fear Free Certified Trainer
AKC Temperament Test Judge/Farm Dog Evaluator/Canine Good Citizen Evaluator/Fit Dog Instructor
Stonebriar Animal Behavior & Training offers a comprehensive range of dog, cat, and other domestic animal training and behavior services for the West Georgia and Eastern Alabama area. From the convenience of private, in-home training to the socialization opportunities of group classes, Stonebriar can solve your toughest behavior problems.
Monique Williams is a dog training professional certified nationally through the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT), the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI), and through Fear Free Trainer Certification as well. Through her Stonebriar Animal Behavior & Training Services, Monique provides the Atlanta, Georgia metro area with in-home training, group training, and behavior counseling services.
Monique has over 30 years of experience in training and behavior, beginning with AKC conformation competition in 1981. Since then, Monique has trained or titled her own and client dogs in a variety of training disciplines, including conformation, obedience, Rally-O, tracking, and herding. She is a professional member of the Pet Professional Guild, Association of Professional Dog Trainers, a Fear-Free Certified Trainer, AKC Farm Dog judge, AKC Temperament Test Evaluator, AKC Fit Dog Instructor, and an AKC Star Puppy and Canine Good Citizen Evaluator.
Monique shares her Carrollton, Georgia farm with her husband of 28 years, a Belgian Malinois, 2 Smooth Collies, cats, friendly horses and ponies, two donkeys, and two goats who have stolen her heart.
Professional Development & Education:
Oct 2020 The Aggression in Dogs Conference, presented by Mike Shikashio & Others
Aug 2020 Resolving Fear Issues in Horses, presented by Lauren Fraser and Robin Bennet
Sep 2019 Aggression in Dogs Master Course, presented by Michael Shikashio
May 2019 Aggression in Dogs: Safety, Defensive Handling, and Training, presented by Michael Shikashio and Trish McMillan, Atlanta, GA
Mar 2018 Clicker Expo St Louis
Jan 2018 Advanced Animal Training with Horses, presented by Sharon Madere and Ken McCort, Wolf Park, Indiana
Nov 2017 The Fear Free Animal Trainer Certification Course
Nov 2017 Agressive Behavior in Dogs: Solutions & Strategies, presented by Ken McCort and Barb Handelman
Mar 2017 Horsing Around, presented by Tara Gifford
Feb 2017 Dominance in Wolves and Dogs, presented by Monty Sloan and Barb Handelman
Aug 2016 Advanced Training Seminar with the Canids of Wolf Park, presented by Ken McCort, Pat Goodman, Monty Sloan
Aug 2016 Chomp: Predatory Behavior in Wolves & Dogs, presented by Monty Sloan and Monique Udell
Jan 2016 Sex and the Single Wolf, presented by Pat Goodman
Oct 2013 APDT Annual Conference Spokane, Washington
Oct 2012 APDT Annual Conference Cincinnati, Ohio
Jun 2012 Fixing the Unfixable: Separation Anxiety, presented by Malena De Martini-Price, Cumming, Georgia
Oct 2010 National Association of Obedience Instructors Accreditation
Oct 2010 APDT Annual Conference, Atlanta, Georgia
Oct 2009 Deconstructing the Growl, presented by Sophia Yin and Sarah Kalnajs, Atlanta, Georgia
Oct 2008 The Biology of Emotions in People and Dogs, presented by Patricia McConnell, Atlanta, Georgia
Aug 2008 Helping Fearful Dogs, presented by Nicole Wilde, Atlanta, Georgia
Jun 2008 Raising Superstar Dogs, presented by Jerry Hope, Atlanta, Georgia
Dec 2007 Canine Body Language: Fear Behaviors, Problems, & Solutions, presented by Brenda Aloff, Atlanta, Georgia
Oct 2006 Anxiety, Fear, & Canine Aggression, presented by Trish King, Norcross, Georgia
Mar 2006 Beyond Basics, presented by Terry Ryan, Norcross, Georgia
Aug 2005 Twisted Twins: Adolescence & Aggression, presented by Trish King, Woodbridge, Virginia
Jan 2005 Behavior Assessment, presented by Kelly Bollen, Charlotte, North Carolina
Oct 2004 Clicker Training, presented by Gary Wilkes, Clicker Cruise 2004
May 2004 Ian Dunbar Multi-day Seminar, Orlando, Florida
November 2002 Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers Certification
May 2000 PetSmart Trainer Accreditation