Dr. Marissa Greenberg is a licensed veterinarian with over 20 years of experience in the veterinary industry. Her background as a small animal general practitioner encompasses the full spectrum of animal medical care, including specific expertise in animal behavior and training, Fear Free practices, and oncology. Dr. Greenberg applies her expertise to plaintiff and defense investigations involving animal bites, abuse and neglect, veterinary malpractice, zoonotic disease transmission (animal to human), and other disputes involving animals.
Dr. Greenberg has been practicing as a small animal veterinarian since 2006. Her practice has involved all aspects of primary care veterinary medicine, along with management responsibilities such as veterinary clinic staff hiring and training. Her work as a small animal general practitioner requires proficiency in many areas of veterinary medicine, including nutrition, anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, emergency and critical care, among others. In addition to her general practice, Dr. Greenberg works as a relief veterinarian at Atlas Rehabilitation for Canines, working closely with physical therapists who are certified to provide canine rehabilitation.
An integral part of animal medicine is an understanding of animal behavior, as well as proper handling and restraint. Dr. Greenberg has extensive training and experience both professionally and through volunteer work in the handling, training, and socialization of dogs and cats, including service animals and therapy dogs. She is an active participant in dog training classes with her own dogs, competing in tricks, obedience, and nose work.
Dr. Greenberg earned her DVM from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and a BS in Animal Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. She is a licensed veterinarian in the state of California and a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), and other industry groups.