Dr. Darden, originally from Michigan, graduated from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. Working as a small animal veterinarian, she moved to Indianapolis in 2013, where she took on the role of the primary veterinarian at Binford Pet Wellness Clinic. Dr. Darden is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Indiana Veterinary Medical Association, and the Central Indiana Veterinary Medical Association. Her professional interests include ultrasonography, soft tissue surgery, and cardiology. Dr. Darden and her husband, Matt, participate in civil war re-enacting along with their two daughters, Alyssa and Sierra. They have three cats named Guinness, Amber Bock, and Yeung Ling, as well as a Golden Retriever named Finley.