Having cocker spaniels as a child as well as many other pets as she could have around, she studied and began a career as a teacher. In 1988 she bought the BPM property to pursue her love of her then hobby with terriers. Vicki has bred, trained, groomed and shown Australian Champion and Obedience titled terriers and german shepards. Has been a member of Dogs Qld since 1985. An obedience instructor for local Obedience Clubs. Attended the Groomex conference in Las Vegas and completed courses on pet nutrition, dog and cat behaviour, obedience, dog and cat grooming, colour grooming and business subjects.