Samantha has been involved with dogs all of her life. Her parents owned, bred and exhibited Basset Hounds at Championship show level.
She also has a keen interest in horses, having owned and competed with two native ponies when she was younger.
Along with her partner Dan, she has owned and exibited German Pinscher Dogs at Championship Show Level under the affix "Remikz".
The picture above shows her with Tubize Van' Nistelrooy for Remikz ShCM, who is a three times Best of Breed Winner at Crufts, the Breed Record Holder and the most successful German Pinscher of all time.
He was the overall Top Rare Breed in the country in 2008, and was unbeaten as UK Top German Pinscher in breed his whole career from 2005 until 2011 inclusive.
For more information about the breed see Samantha's other Website at: http://www.topgermanpinscher.co.uk
Samantha also handled and groomed the Kennel Club Companion Dog of the Year.
Fergie, who was adopted by Samantha and Dan, sadly passed away in 2007, aged 16.
Samantha and Fergie are pictured below at Discover Dogs, which is held each year at Earl's Court in London. They are receiving their award from Peter Purves (of Blue Peter and Cruft's Fame) and Judge Carolyn Menteith (a well known dog expert and columnist):