Dr. Innocenti is an Arizona native and grew up in Lake Havasu City and the surrounding area. She attended Northern Arizona University where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology and graduated Summa Cum Laude. Her love and compassion for animals all of her life made the decision to pursue a career in veterinary medicine an easy and natural one. She obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University and graduated with honors in 1999. Following graduation, she was fortunate enough to be chosen to extend her education and accepted a position at a specialty hospital in Tucson to participate in a 1 year small animal rotating internship. This opportunity allowed her to achieve more advanced training in emergency medicine, internal medicine, oncology and surgery under the mentorship of specialists in the field. She accepted a position at Novak Animal Care Center after her internship in 2000 where she still practices today and is the hospital’s medical director. She has a deep and compassionate understanding of the human-animal bond and understands the joys and enrichment that pets bring to our lives. Her special interests include laser surgery, internal medicine, ultrasound, pain management, laser therapy, preventative wellness care and cancer treatment for pets. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, swimming, and spending time with family both human and her children with fur!