Dr. Caitlin Contreary was born and raised in New Orleans. She received her undergraduate and veterinary degrees from Louisiana State University and completed a residency at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Contreary then worked in Texas for four years, two in Houston and two in San Antonio. Her special interests include allergic skin and ear disease and cutaneous manifestations of systemic disease. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, riding roller coasters and spending time with her two cats, Char and Gus. She is currently trying to convince Char and Gus to ride the new Harry Potter roller coaster with her.