Robert R. DeSena

M.S., D.V.M.

Veterinarian, Dr. DeSena - grew up in upstate New York, and received his Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in 1979. In 1980 he moved to Gainesville Florida to pursue a graduate research assistantship at University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine, studying the reproductive physiology and artificial breeding of the American Alligator. After completing his thesis and receiving his Master of Science degree, he went on to receive his Doctorate from UF in 1986. His experience with Florida’s wildlife, zoological parks and marine attractions fueled a lifelong special interest in exotic species medicine. “Dr. Bob’s” other passions include music (he has performed with several area bands as a drummer and vocalist over the past decade), collecting antique oddities, and fishing.

Dianna Larrabee

Veterinary Technician

Dianna has worked in the veterinary field for 13 years and has worked with us for over a year.  She has 5 dogs, 4 cats, bearded dragon, and a ferret.

Our Team

Headed by Dr. Robert DeSena, the staff at Marlborough Veterinary Clinic provides a wide range of special services. We understand that your pets... furred, feathered or scaled, are very special members of your family. That's one reason your trust in us is a responsibility we take to heart. Our aim is to provide the most comprehensive veterinary care in the Monadnock region, and we welcome the opportunity to serve you!​

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Elizabeth Riederer

Veterinary Technician

Elizabeth just start working with us but has been a veterinary technician for 3 years.  She has a dog of her own.

Bekki Joki


Bekki has worked with us for 7 years as one of our "Weekend Warriors".  She works full time as a human nurse.  She has 4 dogs, a pocket pig, a leopard gecko, birds and chickens.

Allison Zettel

Veterinary Technician

Allison has worked with us for more than 4 more years.  She has a dog, a cat and numerous reptiles.  

Jennifer Morrill

Hospital Manager/Vet Tech/Reception

Jennifer began her veterinary career when she was living in Georgia, over 15 years ago.  She manages our clinic and is a mother of 2 human children and 7 non-human children.