JoAnna Pendergrass, DVM, is a veterinarian and medical writer. After earning her veterinary degree from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, she completed a research fellowship at Emory University and ultimately decided to use her extensive veterinary education and training to write about pet care and pet health.
Dr. Pendergrass is the owner and founder of JPen Communications, a medical communications company that specializes in pet owner education. She has written hundreds of articles on a variety of pet care topics for such companies as Daily Paws, Great Pet Care, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, and All About Cats. She also serves on the Board of the American Medical Writers Association.
In her spare time, Dr. Pendergrass enjoys reading, baking, and chasing after her fearless toddler.