Skip to main content

Meet Dr. Winer

Jenna N. Winer, DVM

Dr. Jenna N. Winer graduated as a veterinarian from the University of California – Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine. She earned the distinction of graduating with the #1 rank academically in her veterinary class. Following graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Winer completed a one-year internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery in Los Angeles at the Animal Specialty and Emergency Center (ASEC). She then returned to the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine for three years of advanced residency training in Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Dr. Winer became a Board-Certified Veterinary Dentist™ (Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College®) in 2021.

Dr. Winer currently serves as a reviewer for several international veterinary journals, including the Journal of Veterinary Dentistry, Frontiers in Veterinary Science, and the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. She is a member of the American Veterinary Dental College® (AVDC®) Exam Committee, for which she writes exam questions and scores dental/surgical procedures of examinees. She also serves on the Los Angeles Zoo‘s Medical Advisor Board and is honored to provide specialized dental care to the zoo’s exotic inhabitants.

Dr. Winer was born and raised in Los Angeles. She lives with her adorable cat named Dumpling (pictured as a young kitten, on the right). Outside of work, she enjoys attending group fitness classes, spending time with her family, and traveling internationally.

Board Certification

2021 – American Veterinary Dental College® (Non-species Specific/Small Animal)

Professional Licensure

State of California (VET 20490)


University of California – Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine
Residency in Dentistry & Oral Surgery

University of California – Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri
Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies


  • Dr. Winer is a Clinical Preceptor for veterinary students at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Pomona, CA
  • Dr. Winer serves as a guest lecturer at Western University of Health Sciences – she developed and taught a dentistry and oral surgery course for third-year veterinary students
  • Dr. Winer provides many Continuing Education (CE) lectures for veterinarians, teaching a variety of dentistry and oral surgery topics


Tang KN, Winer JN, McKlveen T, Etnier M, Legendre L, Haulena M, Delaney MA, Gaydos JK (2019) Computed tomography of the mandibles of a stranded offshore killer whale (Orcinus orca). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 168:35-40.

M Wilkes, PA Conrad, JN Winer (2019) One health – one education: medical and veterinary interprofessional training. Journal of InterprofessionalCare, 46:14-20.

JN Winer, FJM Verstraete, DD Cissell, C Le, N Vapniarsky, K Good, CJ Gutierrez, B Arzi (2018) Clinical and Computed Tomographic Features of Retrobulbar Disorders in Dogs: 66 cases (2006 – 2016). Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 5:186.

J van Duijl, JN Winer, H de Rooster, B Arzi (2018) Peripheral osteoma in the mandible of a cat. Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 87, 93-98.

S Döring, B Arzi, JN Winer, PH Kass, FJM Verstraete (2018) Dental and temporomandibular joint pathology of the grey wolf (Canis lupus). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 160, 56-70.

JN Winer, FJM Verstraete (2017) A short guide to dental disease in small-breed dogs. Veterinary Focus, 27:3, 44-49 (with translations in French, German, Korean, Russian, Italian, and Spanish).

JN Winer, B Arzi, S Döring, PH Kass, FJM Verstraete (2017) Dental and temporomandibular joint pathology of the north American brown bear (Ursus arctos horribilis, Ursus arctos middendorffi and Ursus arctos sitkensis). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 157:2-3, 90-102.

Winer JN, Verstraete FJM, Cissell DD, Lucero S, Athanasiou KA, Arzi B (2017) The application of three- dimensional printing for preoperative planning in oral and maxillofacial surgery in dogs and cats. Veterinary Surgery, 46:7, 942-951.

EJ Clark, SR Chesnutt, JN Winer, PH Kass, FJM Verstraete (2016) Dental and Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of the American Black Bear (Ursus americanus). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 156:2-3:240-250.

JN Winer, B Arzi, DM Leale, PH Kass, FJM Verstraete (2016) Dental Pathology of the Hoary Marmot (Marmota caligata), Groundhog (Marmota monax) and Alaska Marmot (Marmota broweri). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 156:1, 42-52.

JN Winer, B Arzi, DM Leale, PH Kass, FJM Verstraete (2016) Dental and Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of the Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 155:2-3, 231-241.

JN Winer, B Arzi, DM Leale, PH Kass, FJM Verstraete (2016) Dental and Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of the Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus). Journal of Comparative Pathology,155:2-3, 242-253.

JN Winer, B Arzi, FJM Verstraete (2016) Therapeutic management of feline chronic gingivostomatitis: a systematic review of the literature. Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 3.

JN Winer, K Nakagawa, PA Conrad, L Brown, M Wilkes (2015) Evaluation of medical and veterinary students’ attitudes toward a one health interprofessional curricular exercise. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 29:1, 49-54.

B Arzi, JN Winer, PH Kass, FJM Verstraete (2013) Osteoarthritis of the temporomandibular joint in southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 149:4, 486-494.

JN Winer, SM Liong, FJM Verstraete (2012) The dental pathology of southern sea otters (Enhydra lutris nereis). Journal of Comparative Pathology, 149:2-3, 346-355.


Televised Interview: KGO TV (ABC San Francisco) – news special highlighting the California Academy of Sciences’ Skulls exhibit and use of their collection for our research:


Award for Outstanding Small Animal Research Study and Presentation, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

“School of Veterinary Medicine Medal” recipient, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (bestowed to one student each year during the graduation ceremony in recognition of academic achievement and clinical proficiency)

ACVIM Certificate of Clinical Excellence (received in recognition of outstanding knowledge and clinical ability in Internal Medicine)

President of Phi Zeta, The National Honor Society of Veterinary Medicine (awarded for ranking #1 in her veterinary school class academically)

Schedule an Appointment ≫


Message Us
close slider