Meet Our Veterinary Team

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Hatton Veterinary Hospital! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Get To Know Our Team!

We are solely dedicated to your pet’s care! We look forward to getting to know you, and we hope you’ll take the time to scroll down and get to know us.


Dr. Takata

Veterinarian and Medical Director

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Dr. Ku


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Dr. Chen

Associate Veterinarian

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Dr. Cleary

Associate Veterinarian

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Customer Service Supervisor/RVT

Natasha has been practicing for over ten years and attending Carrington College, California. She enjoys using her knowledge of veterinary medicine and her profound love of animals to provide compassionate and optimal care to their clients and patients. In her free time, she likes to cook and watch movies with her boyfriend, spend time with their dogs (Addie and Chichaito), grow her knowledge of animal behavior, and care for their houseplants. When time allows it, she also enjoys hiking, off-roading, going to concerts, and playing video games.


Hospital Manager

Tamiko has been working in the veterinary field for 24 years. She takes pride in providing exceptional customer service when it comes to veterinary medicine. The success of the veterinary practice is contingent on the team’s ability to create and foster relationships with their clients and patients.

She finds it very rewarding to see the hard work that the team does provide immense joy and peace to their clients. Their patients are integral members of their client’s families.

She likes to spend her free time with her family and friends, weightlifting, working out with her daughter, cooking, meditating, and traveling.

Registered Veterinary Technicians



Judy Yuki has been practicing for 42 years. She completed school at Cosumnes River College and practiced at Hatton Veterinary Hospital. She feels pride in providing timely care for animals in need and educating their owner about the basic care of pets. In her free time, she likes to play with children and enjoys babysitting one of her grandchildren in the summer.



Lisa Perry has been practicing veterinary medicine for 27 years at Hatton Veterinary Hospital. She obtained her RVT license 17 years ago and completed her schooling in the Veterinary Technician Program at Consumes River College. Lisa takes pride in creating special bonds with all her Feline friends. She believes she can understand them on a level others cannot. She truly enjoys being around animals and cares greatly for their health and well-being.

In her free time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family. Her husband and daughter love to vacation as often as they can; some of their favorite places to visit are Disney and Hawaii.



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Heather has completed school at Carrington College and practicing at Hatton Veterinary Hospital. She takes pride in taking care of her patients as if they were her own pets. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dogs and family.

Veterinary Assistants


Veterinary Assistant

Ciara Alcanices has been practicing veterinary medicine for 4 years after completing her schooling at California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo. She prides herself on continuously striving to improve patient care. Ciara’s compassion for animals drives her to ensure that the needs of their furry friends are met to the best of her ability, in whatever way is most comfortable for them, even if that means carrying a post-surgery patient in a baby sling for hours!

During her free time, Ciara enjoys reading (preferably at the beach) or playing video games. When she can, she loves to travel and experience different foods.




Kate attended Cal State Long Beach and has been practicing for 16+ years. Her passion includes helping both people and animals by providing the best quality care. In her free time, she likes cooking, exploring the outdoors, and traveling, but being home and spending time with her fur babies and the people she loves is her favorite thing to do.



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Kennel Assistants


Kennel Assistant

Devan has been at Hatton Veterinary Hospital for three months and went to school at Sacramento City College. She likes to give all her patients extra love to help them not be more stressed than they might already be. Devan likes to read books or spend her time outside. She also enjoys hiking and traveling when possible. She loves spending as much time as she can with her dogs!


Kennel Assistant

Dulce has been practicing for one year and attended California State University, Chico. She takes a lot of pride in being patient with the animals as well as building a foundation of dust with them. In her free time, she enjoys going to Disneyland, festivals, the gym, and binge-watching tv shows.


Veterinary Assistant

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Veterinary Assistant

Laura Premock has been practicing for 22 years. She completed school at Elk Grove High. She hopes that every patient that comes into their practice leaves feeling better and happier than before they came! She loves spending time with her family and going on vacations!


Veterinary Assistant

Katie has been a kennel assistant for one year and six months and a veterinary assistant for two months. She is currently at CRC taking prerequisite classes for Vet Tech Program. She is very proud of being able to read dogs’ body language. In her free time, she likes to read books, walk her dog, and watch Netflix.


Veterinary Assistant

Cecelia has been practicing for 2+ years and went to Argonaut High School. She enjoys ensuring their clients and patients are as happy and comfortable as possible. At home, she enjoys painting and spending tie with her dog Nacho.

Kennel Assistant

Maddy has been a kennel assistant for one year and is currently enrolled at Sacramento State University. She prides herself on her ability to make her patients feel as comfortable as possible and enjoys getting to know each pet’s unique personality! Most of her free time is spent studying or playing with her dogs.