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Joanne Squires

Joanne Squires

Head Veterinary Nurse, Office Manager

Joanne Squires is originally from Connecticut. She spent 25 years living in sunny south Florida until moving to Maryland to be closer to her family. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with her to Woodley Gardens Veterinary Care, and is a great asset as Head Nurse. Joanne’s decorated background includes over 20 years of veterinary nursing experience, including general practice, emergency/critical care and shelter medicine. She has a passion for providing kind, exemplary patient care while pets are in the hospital, and strives to ensure all family members leave the hospital with a positive experience.

Joanne’s free time is spent with friends and family, which of course includes her 4-legged children Teegee Marie, Calista Anne, Piggy Monster and troublemaker Fuhrankie.



COVID-19 Update – Effective May 7th, 2020

Dear Woodley Gardens Veterinary Care Family,

With the new order issued by Governor Hogan, we are now able to resume full services again, including wellness visits and elective procedures such as spays, neuters, and dental cleanings. In order to keep our valued clients and caring team healthy and do our part in social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, we will continue to follow our adjusted protocols for the hospital.

We will continue to only allow pets into the hospital. Clients will have the opportunity to Zoom video conference into their pet’s exam, or the doctor will call you on the phone after the doctor has completed the examination if you do not want to use Zoom. You may view the complete protocol here.

We already have rigorous cleaning protocols in place for the hospital, and we have increased the frequency of these cleanings as well. All team members wear masks and gloves, and also wash their hands following CDC recommendations with soap and water before and after each exam. Anyone feeling ill for any reason stays home, and all team member temperatures are taken prior to each shift. The additional measures taken are for the safety of our clientele and our team so that we can continue to serve the needs of our patients and our community that we love. We highly recommend for clients to wear masks and ask if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms to find your pet alternative transportation and alert staff that your pet is coming from a COVID-19 positive household. Thank you for your understanding.

Stay safe everyone!

Best,
The Team and Woodley Gardens Veterinary Care