Joanne is very active in the dog community. She belongs to the following clubs and serves on several Board or Directors.

Canadian Kennel Club
Canadian Dog Judges Association
Eastern Ontario Labrador Breeders Association - President & Show Chair
Labrador Owners Club - Past Bulletin Editor
National Labrador Retriever Club
Pug Dog Club of Canada - President

Joanne has been breeding dogs for over 20 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
  • "Cash" BIS American and Canadian Champion Boradors Exch At Devonsleigh - Multiple Awards of Merit - Number One Yellow Labrador Retriever in Canada in 2004
  • "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
  • "Indy" BPISS Ch Devonsleigh's Miss Independent
  • "Jaxon" Devonsleigh's Justforthefunofit CDX RN JH WC
  • "Luna" Devonsleigh's Little Dreamer CD WC
  • "Roxanne" Ch Pirate's Braveheart at Devonsleigh CGN
  • "Rachel" Ch Lindenhalls Rachel Devonsleigh
  • "Reign" Ch Teadoros Reign at Devonsleigh
  • "Riz" Ch Shanbro's Charisma
  • "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
  • "Sienna" Ch Gemfire's Sienna Devonsleigh - Multi Group Placer
  • "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