BUCHANAN, Mrs Janet Leslie Ontario,
First breed, litter and show dog was in Rhodesian Ridgebacks. Bred and showed Scottish Deerhounds under Auldstane prefix from 1969 to 1979, experiencing much success in the show ring in both the USA and Canada. Bred Gayle Bontecou's famous "Froggie", Am. Ch. Auldstane Joie de Vivre, whose show record has not been broken in over 20 years. Been involved with Salukis since 1974. Bred six litters of Salukis, 34 in total, of which 21 are champions, including two BIS & 1 BISS champions. Also owned an Italian Greyhound and an Ibizan Hound. Life member of the Canadian Kennel Club, Past President of the Saluki Club of Canada, founding member and Vice President of the Ontario Sighthound Association, and longtime member of the American Saluki Association. Been judging for 24 years, now holding an All Breed license with the Canadian Kennel Club. Judged Saluki Specialties in Finland, Canada and the USA, Sighthound Specialties in Canada, Finland and Denmark and Scottish Deerhound Specialties in the USA. Also judged All Breed Shows in Argentina and Australia and across Canada and the USA. A retired visual arts specialist teacher.