Dr. Joanne grew up in Canada and graduated from veterinary school at the University of Montreal in 2001. During her senior year of veterinary school, she completed several externships in highly reputable schools such as Cornell University, Tufts, Colorado and Ohio State Universities. She was one of the very few selected for a year long internship in small animal medicine, surgery and emergency at Michigan Veterinary Specialists, which she proudly completed. She published a scientific & clinical study in the British Journal of Small Animal Practice. After helping her beloved dog Hayley transition into the Afterlife in 2007, in the comfort of home, she was guided to create Hayley's Angels Veterinary Services, the first home euthanasia service for pets in Southern Arizona, which she felt was Hayley’s legacy. Dr. Joanne has specialized in end of life care and counseling for the past 12 years. She has helped over 10,000 families find peace and closure in regard to their pets’ illness and passing. She promotes intuitive medicine for the mind, body and soul. She guides families in tuning in with their pets, themselves, Nature & the Universe to make better, fair and personalized medical decisions, prevent diseases and accidents, speed up healing and allow for a peaceful and dignified passing. "Better living & better dying for all". She is vegan and her life purpose is to inspire all animals & humans to live in balance, as One, with the web of life. She teaches to reconnect with the Source, to awaken our dormant powers & passions and follow our life mission. She dreams that everyone be kind and gently walk the Earth with care & compassion. Dr Joanne published her first book titled "Animal Teachings from Hayley's Angels Methods" and is currently writing her second book. With her husband she rescues many animals of all kinds, live as sustainably as possible and has held 7 Compassionfest events over the years to promote "Caring for ALL animals, humans & our planet” in both the US and Canada. She currently lives in Florida, USA.