Kit grew up in New Paltz, New York, where she raised and showed Collies and Welshies. She moved to Southern California, where she went to tech school, graduated and became a certified Veterinary Technician in 1984. Kit worked as a Vet Tech for 33 years. She moved to Colorado in 1993 and has been a breeder and show exhibitor of Welsh Springer Spaniels for over 40 years. Kit is married to her husband Rick, she has two children and two grandchildren.