Dr. Barton is originally from Illinois and graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. She completed an internship in Oregon in 2013, and moved to Southern California to practice with large and small animals. In 2015, she elected to focus exclusively on small animal medicine and surgery. Her professional interests include canine and feline lameness, soft tissue surgery, geriatric feline medicine, and promoting excellent preventive medicine. Dr. Barton shares her home with a very energetic Labrador named Ruger, and is an avid equestrian and photographer in her spare time.