Dr. Hattan was born and raised in Southern California. She moved to the east to attend Tufts Veterinary Medical School. She has owned Foster Veterinary Clinic since October 2000.
Dr. Hattan has always had a passion for animals. She was active in FFA in high school and raised two grand champion hogs, many lambs and a steer for show. Her team was fourth in the FFA state finals for best informed greenhand and later she was fifth place individual in the state in floriculture. She also showed her horse in hunter-jumper classes both in high school and college.
She coached 4-H swine showteam in college and attained her B.S. in Animal Science at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo before moving to the east coast to attend Tufts Veterinary Medical School. While at Tufts she travelled to the Peruvian Amazon rainforest to contribute to a public health project near Iquitos, Peru. Dr. Hattan also completed a senior thesis in Veterinary Medical school on the use of Norfield therapeutic magnets to increase blood flow to equine extremities as a potential treatment for lamenesses.
Dr. Hattan lives in Connecticut with her husband, two children, Golden Retriever mix "Cleo", Black Labrador "Jazmin", orange tabby "Phineas", brown tabbies "Ryder" and "Rosie" and Koi fish.
In her spare time she enjoys biking, horseback riding, traveling, hiking the national parks and is a second degree black belt in Tang Soo Do martial arts.