Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB
Lisa Radosta, DVM, DACVB, graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. After completing an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Coral Springs Animal Hospital, she worked as a primary care veterinarian for two and a half years. She completed a three-year residency in behavioral medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 and passed the board examination later that year. During her residency, she received the Resident Research Award from the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists (ACVB) two years in a row.
In 2005, she went to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to volunteer in the efforts to help animals stranded by Hurricane Katrina. She has owned Florida Veterinary Behavior Service since 2007.
Radosta lectures nationally and internationally for veterinary professionals and pet owners. She has written book chapters for textbooks, including Handbook of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat, Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline and Small Animal Pediatrics.
In addition, she has published scientific research articles in the Applied Animal Behaviour Science and The Veterinary Journal, and written review articles for Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Compendium, Clinician’s Brief, and AAHA NewStat. She is the section editor for Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery and served on the 2015 AAHA Canine and Feline Behavior Management Guidelines Task Force.
Radosta has also participated in tracking, obedience, herding, and therapy dog work with personal dogs. Currently, she shares her life with a wonderful husband and child, as well as Maverick, her Labrador retriever, Chewy, her cat, and several fish, including mollies, platys, tetras, and a pleco.
Lisa Radosta also co-authored “From Fearful to Fear Free: A Positive Program to Free Your Dog from Anxiety, Fears, and Phobias” with Dr. Marty Becker, Mikkel Becker and Wailani Sung.