Dr. Vignocchi originally grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She completed her undergraduate education at Colorado State University in 2010, and returned to Illinois for veterinary school at the University of Illinois in 2012. She has been in small animal general practice since 2016 with a special interest in exotic animals. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, baking, scuba diving, and kayaking. Dr. Vignocchi also has a fondness for all things sharks. She currently lives with her two dogs, Normal and Roger, and her tortoise, George.