Brittany Grenus, DVM

Brittany Grenus, DVM


Educations & Trainings

DVM, Tufts University 2018

BS Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut 2012

Professional Memberships

AVMA, USDA accredited


  • Grenus B, Latimer E, Cullinane A, Lyons P, Creighton G, Nutter F (2020) Evaluation of the Efficacy of Two Different Sampling Sites for the Detection of Elephant Endotheliotropic Herpesvirus (EEHV) in Three Asian Elephants (Elephas Maximus) in Ireland. J Zoo Wildlife Med. 51(2): 303-307 June 2020 doi: 10.1638/2018-0193

  • Neiffer D, Buss P, Hewlett J, Hausler G, Rossouw L, Manamela T, Grenus B, Thulson E, Olea-Popelka F and Miller M (2019) Evaluation of Physiological Parameters and Effectiveness of an Immobilization Protocol Using Etorphine, Azaperone, and Butorphanol in Free-Ranging Warthogs (Phacochoerus africanus). Front. Vet. Sci. 6:402. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2019.00402

Dr. Brittany Grenus

Dr. Brittany Grenus graduated from Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 2018 with her doctorate in veterinary medicine and a post-graduate certificate in international veterinary medicine. Since graduation, she has worked as a general practitioner at various small animal hospitals. Her special interests include internal medicine, oncology, and animal behavior. Dr. Grenus enjoys traveling, acting, and visiting wineries with friends in her free time. She currently lives in southern California with her 10-year-old American Staffordshire Terrier. It is her goal to utilize her degree in international veterinary medicine to assist with veterinary programs in developing nations.

Recent Articles

Belgian Malinois
Belgian Malinois
Belgian Malinois are one of the most proud, intelligent, and hardworking dog breeds in existence. These traits can make them phenomenal pets—if they’re in the right household with an active, experienced pet parent. Belgian Malinois were first bred near the city of Malines in Belgium, where they got their name. They were originally bred to be herders, but their trainability and drive led them...
Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC) in Cats
What is Feline Idiopathic Cystitis (FIC) in Cats?Feline idiopathic cystitis, also known as feline interstitial cystitis or FIC for short, is a type of feline lower urinary tract disease that causes inflammation of the bladder in cats.    “Idiopathic” means that the cause of the disease process is unknown; “interstitial” refers to the location of the inflammation in the interstitium,...
Eyelid Protrusion (Cherry Eye) in Dogs
What is Eyelid Protrusion (Cherry Eye) in Dogs?Cherry eye is the common name for prolapsed gland of the third eyelid, meaning the gland has moved (prolapsed) out of its proper position. While humans only have two eyelids, dogs have three. Their third eyelid is located in the lower inner corner of the eye (close to the muzzle). This eyelid is made of conjunctiva (a thin, protective membrane), a...
How to Keep Your Dog From Licking Their Wounds
Wounds are very common in dogs. And no matter how severe or minor a dog’s wound is, one thing is consistent—they will insist on licking it. It is a common misconception that letting dogs lick at their wounds is beneficial and will help them heal. While there is a little truth to this, dogs in general tend to lick their wounds excessively, which can cause a number of problems. Here’s some...
Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails?
Why Do Dogs Wag Their Tails?
One of the biggest misconceptions about dogs is that a wagging tail means the dog is friendly. While it certainly can mean this, there are a multitude of reasons dogs wag their tails. At the most basic level, a wagging tail simply means the dog is ready or willing to interact. However, the type of interaction the dog is willing to have can be either positive or negative. This means you can’t...