Linda started showing dogs in obedience around 1975. She acquired her first Belgian Sheepdog in 1979 which became her first Belgian Champion. In only 4 Belgian Sheepdog litters, she has produced 8 champions and the number 1 Belgian Sheepdog for 1998. Lindas bitch was the top producing Belgian Sheepdog bitch in 1986. Linda is currently the Chairman of the Belgian Sheepdog Judges Education program. In 1989, she acquired her first Belgian Tervuren and joined the American Belgian Tervuren Club. She currently lives with 3 Belgian Tervuren. In 2 Tervuren litters, Linda has produced 9 Champions, a regional specialty BOB winner from the classes, 2 group winners, national specialty select, many obedience and agility titles, and a BIS dog. Linda has been a member of the ABTC Judges education committee in 1996. Linda has had the honor of judging all 3 Belgian National Specialties, the American Belgian Tervuren Club National Specialty, the Belgian Sheepdog Club of America National Specialty and the American Belgian Malinois Club National Specialty. She is currently approved to judge all herding breeds, the herding group, some working breed, some sporting breeds, miscellaneous classes and BIS.