Upcoming Facebook Live Featuring Veterinary Behaviorist Dr. Lisa Radosta!
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 guardians whose pets have behavior disorders.
When is it Okay to Touch an Assistance Animal?
Unlike therapy and comfort dogs, service animals are trained especially for their handlers and often need to be paying attention to subtle signals while out in public with them.
Shared Blog Post: How to Love and Survive Your Teenage Dog – and Keep Your Sanity!
This is the time when dogs might be returned, end up in pounds and shelters or spend their days lonely in the backyard. It does not have to be like this!
Shared Blog Post – The Proper Use of Food in Dog Training
Asking your dog to do something ‘just because you said so’ is like your boss asking you to work for no pay.
Shared Blog Post – Secret Reasons for Behavior Changes in Your Dog
Particularly in adult dogs, sudden and dramatic behavior changes with no obvious preceding cause ARE. NOT. NORMAL.
How To Select a Service Dog or Assistance Dog Prospect
It can feel overwhelming and as though there is a lot of pressure when training your own service/ assistance dog. However, working with a force-free professional can make the world of difference in supporting you and your dog with your training journey.
You Can Still Help the Animals of Ukraine Survive the War
Please donate again if you are able to, or help in any other way you can – by encouraging others to contribute, publicizing the fundraiser, recruiting corporate sponsors, or connecting me with animal welfare activists, advocacy groups, journalists, etc.
Pets – Who Cares for Them When You Cannot? (Part Two)
Understanding pet behavior is critical when caring for someone's pet. Changes in a pet's behavior can be subtle and may often be the first sign that they are not doing well physically or emotionally.