Dr. Joe Waldman was raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba and has been at Downtown Animal Clinic since June of 2002. He completed 3 years of Animal Sciences at the University of Manitoba before moving on to study Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan from which he graduated in 1997.

Dr. Waldman is an active member of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association (AB.VMA). He is a complaints investigator and the former chair of the Complaints Review Commitee. He is also the Community Representative for the ABVMA in the Calgary-Buffalo electoral district. He is also the past-President of the Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine.

Joe lives with his wife Amy, children Lily and Saul and two cats named Syd and Woody. Joe enjoys cooking, gardening and playing the guitar.