Dr. Ashley Jones is a board-certified veterinary cardiologist & the founder of Trillium Veterinary Cardiology. She grew up in the Niagara Region and is excited to call this home again. She completed her undergraduate degree at McMaster University and earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Ontario Veterinary College, where she graduated with distinction. She remained at OVC to complete a rigorous one-year small animal internship and then moved to Gainesville, Florida to complete a three-year cardiology residency and an additional one-year research and teaching fellowship at the University of Florida (Go Gators!). During her training, Dr. Jones attended weekly rounds with the pediatric cardiologists from UF Shands Health Hospital, one of the top-rated hospitals in the USA. Following completion of the ACVIM certification process, including two board exams, Dr. Jones worked at large tertiary referral hospitals in Boston and Chicago, providing care to numerous pets with heart disease. She continues to contribute to the advancement of veterinary cardiac medicine through publication of several peer-reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters. She has also lectured at various conferences, including the OVMA Conference in January 2020.