Andrea Tiede started working as kennel attendant at Dale City Animal Hospital in 1997. After a few months, she quickly became a veterinary assistant. Andrea had always wanted to be a veterinarian. After working at the hospital for awhile, she decided that she preferred nursing over becoming a doctor. She decided to pursue becoming a licensed veterinary technician after graduating high school. She graduated from Hylton Senior High School in 1999 with an advanced diploma. After high school, Andrea went to Northern Virginia Community College and received her A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology in 2002. Andrea is the senior licensed veterinary technician and clinical supervisor at Dale City Animal Hospital.
Andrea married Joshua Tiede in October 2003. They live in the Manassas area with two dogs and 2 cats. They now have 2 beautiful daughters, Hannah and Hailey.