Dr. Thornton, associate veterinarian, graduated from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine after getting her bachelors degree from Virginia Tech.  Dr. Thornton recently moved to Arlington after spending 2 years working at a small animal practice in southeast West Virginia. She grew up in northern Virginia and moved back to be closer to friends and family. Her special interests include cytology and internal medicine. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, watching movies, and spending time at the dog park with her rescue dog, Olive.