Dr. Edwards grew up in Columbia, Maryland. She and her husband have twin boys, 2 dogs, Missy and Vela, a cat named Loki, a hermit crab named Hermie, and several plants. Upon graduation from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001, she first practiced in Las Vegas. In her free time, Dr. Edwards enjoys sci/fi movies, anime, and being outdoors with her family and friends. She also enjoys gardening and trying new foods. A member of Banfield Pet Hospital since 2007, preventing and educating pet parents about heartworm disease is one of her passions.