Since childhood there have always been dogs in my family but in 1978 the first sighthound came into my life, an Afghan hound out of the famous Oranje Manege bloodlines. This Afghan introduced me very successfully into the show world and proved to be the start of a lifelong obsession with dogs.
A few years later I bought my first Italian Greyhound and since 1980 I am breeding International, Belgian, Netherlands, German, VDH, Luxembourg, Hungarian, Montenegro, Bulgarian, Moldavian, Macedonian, European and World Champions under the kennel name “of Devils Pigeons”.
Dogs of my kennel are used successfully in the breeding programs of kennels all over the world and won Italian, Monegasque, San Marino, Polish, Russian, Finnish, Latvian, Finnish, Czech Republic,
Lithuanian, Estonian, Baltic States and International Champion titles.
Looking back at so many years of breeding, I must say that these dogs are one of the greatest passions of my life.
From the start, I am also very much involved in the breeding and showing of the whippets of my dear friend Bart Scheerens, who breeds under the prefix “Boxing Helena's”.
I got my judging license in 1984 and judged in a lot of country's on International, National, World show in Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Luxembourg, Finland, Denmark, Poland, Norway, France, Italy, Russia, Czech Republic etc... I have my judging license for FCI group 10, most of the British Sheepdogs, American Staffordshire terrier and Staffordshire Bull terrier.
For many years I was the secretary and later the president of the Belgian Sighthound Club.
I am honored to judge at the Euro Sigthoundshow 2018 and will very much enjoy the dogs