Dr. Zyra has been a member of BVH since 1998. In addition to seeing dogs and cats, she can often be found treating a variety of animals ranging from rabbits and guinea pigs to lizards and chickens. Dr. Zyra completed her undergraduate studies at Bennington College and from there, went on to receive her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania. She enjoys spending her down time being a stage mom in community theater productions to her dogs Maeve (a Briard) and Missy (a terrier mix). Their stage credits include Annie, Camelot and Legally Blonde. Dr. Zyra also shares her home with two other dogs: Mr. Treebunk (a Border Terrier) and King Squiggles (a Cairn Mix); 2 cats: Jellybean and Jingle; 2 elderly chickens, and her husband and son.