Janet was born
in Ireland and educated in Ireland, Switzerland and England before studying
at Dublin University, plus a year at the Sorbonne. She trained as Medical
three children, Janet moved to France on her retirement in 1990. She has
had a life-long interest in breeding and showing dogs – starting in 1955
under the prefix Duncarà – and as a breed specialist she has judged
both Lowchens and Anatolian Shepards at Crufts.