Dr. Thode received her bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Georgia and her veterinary degree from Cornell University. She has practiced at Sunrise Vet Group for the last 7 years. Dr. Thode has been a volunteer at the Bronx Zoo for 26 years. Her special intertest is in reptiles, small mammals, and exotics. She lives with 2 dogs, 5 cats, 4 birds, 9 lizards, 3 turtles, 3 snakes, 1 frog, and 3 fish.