Joanne is very active in the dog community. She is licenced with the Canadian Kennel Club to judge Group 1, 5, 7 and is on permit for half of Group 3. She belongs to the following clubs and serves on several Board of Directors.

Canadian Kennel Club
Canadian Dog Judges Association
Labrador Owners Club - Show Chairperson
Pug Dog Club of Canada - Treasurer

Joanne has been breeding dogs for over 30 years. She has produced or owned/titled the following highly accomplished dogs (in alphabetical order):

  • "Abby" BPIS Ch Devonsleigh's Abracadabra
  • "Bailey" Glenacres Bailey Harbour CD
  • "Banker" Ch Devonsleigh's Bankers Note
  • "Berlin" Devonsleigh's Ich Bin Ein Berliner CGN
  • "Brittany" Ch Devonsleigh's Brittany
  • "Cabus" Ch Fantasy Fly Cabus
  • "Cash" BIS American and Canadian Champion Boradors Exch At Devonsleigh - Multiple Awards of Merit - Number One Yellow Labrador Retriever in Canada in 2004
  • "Charlie" Ch Dreamwork and Lyntoms MVP
  • "Charm" GRCh Devonsleigh's Black Charm
  • "Cooper" Ch Devonsleigh's Coup de Foudre
  • "Diamond" Ch Tyekhon's Diamond In The Ruff
  • "Daly" Ch OTch Devonsleigh's Daly of Shade WCX Winner of Chrysler Retriever Trial
  • "Denver" Ch Devonsleigh's Denver of Daly CDX WCI Winner of Chrysler Retriever Trial Multiple Group Placer
  • "Destiny" Ch Showtimes Eagertrieve Destiny
  • "Elinor" Ch Solna's Elinor Rigby
  • "Fergie" Ch Devonsleigh's Dutchess of York
  • "Grasshopper" Ch Devonsleigh's Grasshopper
  • "Grayson" Ch Devonsleigh's Moments in Time RI
  • "Hillary" Grch Devonsleigh's It Takes a Village CGN PCD RN
  • "Indy" BPISS Ch Devonsleigh's Miss Independent
  • "Jaxon" Devonsleigh's Justforthefunofit CDX RN JH WC
  • "Johnny" Ch Sunnydaze Walk the Line
  • "Luna" Devonsleigh's Little Dreamer CD WC
  • "Parker" Ch Eagertrieves Paevalley Quanah
  • "Maizee" Ch Devonsleigh's Peaches and Cream
  • "Roxanne" Ch Pirate's Braveheart at Devonsleigh CGN
  • "Rachel" Ch Lindenhalls Rachel Devonsleigh
  • "Reign" Ch Teadoros Reign at Devonsleigh
  • "Riz" Ch Shanbro's Charisma
  • "Simon" Ch Hyclass Simon Says
  • "Theo" Ch Theodore of Abs - Number Four Pug in Canada in 1999
  • "Sarah" Ch Shadybrooks Sarah Devonsleigh
  • "Sassy" Ch Ashstone's Sass'n at Devonsleigh
  • "Seamus" Ch Devonsleigh's Seamus Melville RN, Group Placer
  • "Shine" Ch Devonsleigh's We All Shine On
  • "Sienna" Ch Gemfire's Sienna Devonsleigh - Multi Group Placer
  • "Tomas" Ch Pioneers Colonel Tomas Talbot
  • "Sorrow" Ch Devonsleigh's All My Life's a Circle
  • "Travis" Ch Devonsleigh's Diggin Up Bones
Definition of Titles
BIS Best in Show
BPIS Best Puppy in Show
BPISS Best Puppy in Specialty Show
Ch Canadian Champion
CGN Canine Good Neighbour
CD Companion Dog
OTch Obedience Trial Champion
WC Working Certificate
WCI Working Certificate Intermediate
WCX Working Certificate Excellent