Dr. Marie Barengo is originally from Connecticut and received her B.S. in Psychology from Fairfield University. After graduation she worked in the Neuropsychology Department at M.I.T. for several years before enrolling in veterinary school. She graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1992 and practiced in Massachusetts until relocating to Maine, her husband’s home state, in 2003.

She joined the team at WVH in 2013. She serves on the Board of Directors of the Kennebec Valley Humane Society and is Chairman of their Medical Advisory Committee. In addition, she is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Maine Veterinary Medical Association.

Dr. Barengo’s interests include the integration of Chinese medicine (acupuncture) with traditional Western medicine. She has completed both the Small Animal Acupuncture and Advanced TCVM Diagnostics and Acupuncture course at the Chi Institute in Florida.  She and her husband Peter reside in Readfield with their dog Quinn and 5 cats: Nellie, Valla, Buckaroo, Lucky and Rosebud.