Natalja Skalin(Nekrošienė) is involved in the doggy world since very early age. Her family purchased the first German Shepherd just after she has born. In 1989 she acquired her first own Shetland Sheepdog and a year later the Rough Collie bitches. Since that time she was breeding under “Fantazija” prefix the breeds mentioned above, Smooth Collies and Chihuahua. She has bred and owned over 50 Champions, International Champions, European and World Winners. She was awarded by the Lithuanian Kennel Club for the successful breeding during all those years. She was the member of board of the Lithuanian KC over 14 years. She is graduated from the Lithuanian Veterinary Academy in 1991, a veterinarian by profession and runs the private clinic. She got the judge license in 1987 and was approved by the Lithuanian Kennel Club as All Breeds Judge in 2007. She has been judging in more than 40 countries all over the world including the World Dog Show’09 and the European Dog Show 2011, has the appointments to judge at the WDS 2015 and EDS 2015. In 2012 she has moved to Sweden. Natalja and her husband Bo Skalin continue breeding of Collies, Chihuahuas, Miniature Schnauzer and Shetland Sheepdogs under “Skabona” prefix. They are members of the Swedish Kennel Club.