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Paws and Reflect: Behavior Modification Pitfalls and How to Sidestep Them with Dr. Lisa Radosta

Paws and Reflect: Behavior Modification Pitfalls and How to Sidestep Them with Dr. Lisa Radosta


January 26, 2024 - August 26, 2026    
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm (ET)


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On-Demand Webinar

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Ever wonder why some cases do really well and why some don’t?

Are you looking for ways to communicate more effectively with clients about touchy situations like physical causes of behavior problems and medication?

For almost two decades, Dr. Radosta has worked closely with dog training professionals on cases ranging from unruly behavior to severe aggression and fear. This lecture will shed light on the common missteps that even seasoned dog trainers can stumble upon based on Dr. Radosta’s clinical experience and the science of learning theory and effective communication. Attendees will learn to identify the subtle nuances that can lead to behavioral hiccups and setbacks and leave feeling empowered to anticipate potential pitfalls, recognize red flags, and strategically navigate through them.

In this webinar you will learn actionable strategies and best practices to ensure that behavior modification efforts remain on track, fostering healthier and more fulfilling relationships between trainers, pets, and their families. Whether you’re a novice trainer or a seasoned pro, this lecture will help to equip you with the tools to elevate your training sessions and achieve more effective and lasting results.

Your Presenter -Dr. Lisa Radosta 

Dr. Radosta graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. She completed a residency in Behavioral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. During her residency, she was awarded the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Resident research award two years in a row.

Dr. Radosta is the owner of Florida Veterinary Behavior Service, a specialty practice in southeast Florida and co-owns Dog Nerds, an online educational resource for owners whose pets have behavior disorders.

She is a sought after speaker nationally and internationally. She is a coauthor of the Handbook of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat; Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult, Decoding your Cat, Canine and Feline and Small Animal Pediatrics and From Fearful to Fear Free, the ultimate guide for fearful dogs. She is the editor of the 4th edition of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat.

She has authored research articles published in the Journal of Applied Animal Behavior Science, Journal of Veterinary Behavior and The Veterinary Journal and written review articles for Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Compendium, NAVC, Veterinary Team Brief, Clinician’s Brief and AAHA Newstat. She has served on the Fear Free Executive Council and the AAHA Behavior Management Task Force.

She has been interviewed for many publications including Cat Fancy, Dog Fancy, Palm Beach Post, NAVC Clinician’s Brief, Sun Sentinel, WebMD, AAHA trends, Real Simple, Good News for Pets, DVM 360 and AAHA News Stat. She has appeared on Lifetime television, Laurie Live, local news in southeast Florida, Mitch Wilder’s Amazing Pet Discoveries, Nat Geo Wild, Animal Planet, Steve Dale’s Pet Talk and Dogs, Cats and Scapegoats.


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