Meet the team

Lara’s Canine Solutions delivers the best dog training, boarding, and information to help you deal with dog ownership issues.


Not just a team

We're a Family.

We specialize in breeding world class German Shepherd Dogs from German and Czech bloodlines, bred from Schutzhund stock. Also, we rehabilitate abused and abandoned animals and then arrange them to find loving families after they are well-trained, healthy and ready for a new home.

Canine Behaviorist & Professional Trainer

Lara Fry Stonesifer

  • Graduated San Marcos High School, 1988, with Honors, National Merit Scholar
  • Graduated Southwestern University, 1992, BFA with Honors, Alpha Psi Omega



Kelly Ivey

Office Manager & Senior Trainer

Kelly has an excellent mind for research and one of her strengths and passions is the study of nutritional support for physical and chemical issues in dogs. She is a proponent of biologically appropriate raw diet, and an unofficial expert in vitamin and herbal supplements.

Lindsey Nave

Kennel Manager & Senior Trainer

Lindsey started working at Lara’s Canine Solutions in 2008 as a kennel technician and was responsible for caring for the dogs at the kennel, after a year she started apprenticing with Lara to train dogs.

Employment Opportunities

The goal for all our employees is to learn all aspects of the business. To learn more about becoming a trainer's apprentice, call today: New Branfels (830)-904-4863 Wimberely (512)-618-6006