Dr. Troche was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She received her undergraduate degree in animal science from Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez. As an exchange student, she studied in Complutense University of Madrid, Spain for a year. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 and joined Banfield in the same year. She completed her clinical year at College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida. In her free time, she likes to explore and visit the best dining places in San Diego, and loves to travel and visit the Caribbean every chance she gets. She rescued a little Shih-Tzu named Cookie with lots of personality.