Monique Van Brempt (Belgium)

Before the Scottish and Dandie Dinmont Terriers came , Monique Van Brempt , since her childhood , was fancied and  surrounded by her loving dogs: Belgian Shepherds, Dachshunds, German Shepherds and Rough Collies.
Monique started seriously breeding and showing the Scottish Terriers in 1973. Later the Dandie Dinmont Terriers joined the doggie-family.
Under her kennel name "Limecourt" Monique registered and bred many high quality offsprings Scottish and Dandie Dinmont Terriers , who were later on entitled with European, National, International and World Champion titles and also winning the groups and several prestigious Best in Shows.
Mrs. Monique Van Brempt’s judging career started in 1980 and since then she is judging worldwide and until now her judging appointements took her to 62  different countries on the 6 continents. In one year there are going many dogs through her hands .
Besides being asked frequently for all breeds judging appointments at the National and International dog shows   “ all “ over the world, she had a privilege of judging some of the world´s most prestigious shows like at “World Dog shows” in 1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002 , 2006, 2008 , 2009,2010 , 2011 , 2012 ,  and also was judging at the  World dogshow 2013 in Budapest!  She judged at many big  “European Shows “ and all the European and East European countries. She also judged at the Champion of Champions contests in England, Finland, Sweden, Portugal, Ireland, Belgium, Switzerland  and 2 x in Russia , recent She was judging CH. Of CH in Australia – Brisbane . She is regularly invited from the Russian Kennel Club judging many times at the biggest Eurasia show, 12 shows in Saint Petersburg and several other shows allover  Russia and Siberia and Ukraine  . Many of her appointements are taking her often to the 4 diferent Scandinavian countries , Finland-Sweden, Norway , Denmark and Ukraine  Talking about the other end of the globe, she enjoyed judging in the USA - Malibu, the Australian Melbourne Royal show, also in Brisbane , Sydney ,Canada , Argentina , Puerto Rico , Sri Lanka  and had beautiful dog-experiences in Thailand, Japan, Korea, China  , Argentina , The Azores , Mongolia, Columbia , Chile , Kenya, Taiwan , Vietnam ,Singapore , India , Philippines ,South Africa ,etc. 
As an active member in many Clubs Monique was the Chairman of "THE ROYAL BELGIAN TERRIER CLUB" since 1987, where she was Vice-Chairman since 1983.
Among her tasks as being Show-manager of many successful Belgian Top Terrier shows , Monique was also in charge of the redaction of the Club´s Magazine.
In 1998 Monique became President of the
"INTERRA - The International Association of All Terrier-Clubs (FCI)".
In this association Monique organizes symposiums about the Terrier breeds and she is involved with various activities.
So far 23 countries are members of "The International Association of All Terrier-Clubs (FCI)". With her team she created the Asian section and the Section of the Americans .