Dr. Pellegrini earned a bachelor's degree in sociology from Stony Brook University before attending graduate school for high school biology education from C.W. Post LIU. She then attended and graduated in 2014 from St. Mathew's University Veterinary School and did her clinical year at Purdue University Veterinary School in Indiana. After veterinary school, she practiced in New York for 3 years and then moved to the Northwest. Dr. Pellegrini enjoys spending time with her husband and growing family.