Worked in a dog pension during school holidays. Acquainted with various varieties. After graduation, she worked for a number of years in a Collie-and Shetland Sheepdog Kennel and later in a kennel of Greyhounds. Breeds owned: Collie rough, Fox Terrier (smooth-haired).
Since 1967 Bearded Collies, from 2003 to 2015 a Beauceron. From 2015 an Icelandic Dog. Breeder of Bearded collies, in 1972 first litter, last litter in 1996. Judge since 1989, first breed Dutch sheepdogs.
Since 2007 group judge of FCI group 1. Is also qualified to judge several breeds in FCI group 2 and FCI group 10.
Since 1983 secretary of the KC West Friesland, for 15 years member of the Dutch Bearded Collie Club and 5 years of the Beauceron Club Netherlands. Contributed to textbooks of various breeds and teacher and examiner KK-2, E & B (cynological courses).