Course Overview

Can you recognize abnormal behaviors in puppies and kittens? What is serious and what is not? Attendees will learn how to recognize abnormal behavior patterns and the early interventions which can help to slow the progression of emotional disorders in puppies and kittens.


Meet the Speaker

Dr. Radosta is a board certified veterinary behaviorist and owner of Florida Veterinary Behavior Service since 2006. She is a national and international speaker for veterinarians, their staff and lay people. She is the editor for the new edition of the Handbook of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat and has written chapters for Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult, Canine and Feline and Small Animal Pediatrics, and Decoding Your Cat. She is the coauthor of From Fearful to Fear Free.

She has published scientific research articles on the incidence of thyroid disease in aggressive dogs, housetraining in small dogs, cat welfare and client communication, winning 2 research awards. She has written review articles for Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Compendium, NAVC, Clinician’s Brief, VetStream and AAHA Newstat. She served on the Fear Free Executive Council, the AAHA Behavior Management Task Force and was the Behavior section editor for Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery.

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,, Oprah Magazine and AAHA News Stat. She has appeared on Lifetime television, Laurie Live, News Channel 25 (West Palm Beach, WPBF), Mitch Wilder’s Amazing Pet Discoveries, Nat Geo Wild, Animal Planet, News Channel 10 (Miami, ABC), and Steve Dale’s Pet Talk. She podcasts and teaches webinars for VetGirl and Dog Nerds.