Joanne lives in Rock Island, IL with her 3 dogs, Noah the Vizsla, Bam the Doberman and Fyre the Border Collie.
She spends her days working in IT for John Deere and spends her evenings owning and operating Fur Better Fur Worse Dog Training. She spends her rare free moments trying to continue to learn as much as she can about dog behavior. Joanne competes with her dogs in all things Nosework. She also trials in Conformation, Rally, Obedience, Trick Dog and anything else her dogs want to try.