Dr. Thornton, associate veterinarian, graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Originally from the Northern Virginia area, she has returned to be closer to friends and family. She got her bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and remains a diehard Hokie fan. Her special interests include ultrasound and internal medicine. Outside of work she enjoys watching movies, reading, and spending time outdoors. Dr. Thornton currently lives in Arlington with her dog, Casey.