Dr. Cartlidge grew up in beautiful Jupiter, Florida. She is a graduate of University of Florida and completed her B.S. in Animal Sciences in 2004 and her DVM in 2008. Go Gators! After graduation, Dr. Cartlidge completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Blue Pearl Pet Hospital-Midtown in Manhattan. She started practicing veterinary medicine in DC in 2009. Her professional interests include ophthalmology and dermatology. She enjoys working on her fitness at boutique exercise classes, going to concerts and traveling. Dr. Cartlidge lives in NW DC with her orange tabby cats, Puck and Renard and her partner, Jamie.