Our Facility

  • Large indoor training studio
  • 1/2 acre fully-fenced agility field
  • 5 acre fully-fenced field for off-leash training
  • 15 acre fully-fenced field for off-leash training

Our Training & Behavior Consultant

Monique Williams is a dog training professional certified nationally through both the National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors (NADOI) and the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT). Through her company, Stonebriar Animal Behavior & Training LLC, Monique provides the West Georgia area with training and behavior counseling services for canines, felines, and equids.   Monique specializes in puppy development and behavior issues such as aggression and separation anxiety.  

Monique has over 30 years 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, herding, and lure coursing. 


Additional credentials for Monique include: 

 

Member/Contributor for Pet Professional Guild Equine Committee

Professional Member of APDT

Fear-Free Professional Trainer Certification

Member of the Shock-Free Coalition

AKC Temperament Test Judge

AKC Farm Dog Evaluator

AKC Star Puppy & Canine Good Citizen Evaluator, #4616

APDT C.L.A.S.S Instructor & evaluator

Mentor Trainer for Animal Behavior College

PetSmart Trainer accreditation, November 2000

 

Former president Collie Club of Georgia

Former vice-president Kennesaw Kennel Club

Former Obedience Chair for 2007 Collie Club National

Former president Tryon Dog Fanciers

Former Delta Society Pet Partner

 

Professional Development & Education:

 

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  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