Dr. April Allen was born and raised in Atlanta, where she developed her love for animals. She obtained her bachelor's degree in animal science at Tuskegee University in 2005 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. During the summers as a veterinary student, Dr. Allen worked at Banfield as an intern through their Summer Job Program. After graduation, Dr. Allen proceeded to continue her education at Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine as a small animal intern. Dr. Allen began her veterinary career with Banfield in 2012, after a few years in private practice. Her veterinary interest is small animal soft tissue surgery. Outside of work, Dr. Allen likes to Zumba, go jogging and spending time with her husband and daughter. At home, they are greeted by their giant schnauzer, Apollo.