Dr. Lisa Radosta
Dr. Lisa Radosta

DVM, DACVB, Board Certified Veterinary Behaviorist

Fear Free Certified

Dr. Radosta 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 2 1/2 years. She completed a 3-year residency in Behavioral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 2006 and passed the board examination later that year. During her residency, she was awarded the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists Resident research award 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.

Dr. Radosta is a sought-after national and international speaker. She has written 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. 

She has published scientific research articles in Journal of Applied Animal Behavior Science, The Veterinary Journal, and the Journal of Veterinary Behavior and written review articles for Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Compendium, NAVC Clinician’s Brief, and AAHA Newstat. She is the section editor for Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. She served on the Fear Free Advisory Board and the AAHA Behavior Management Task Force. She is the president elect of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists.

Interviews with Dr. Radosta have been published in: Cat Fancy, Dog Fancy, Palm Beach Post, NAVC Clinician’s Brief, O Magazine, Catster, Good Housekeeping, Sun Sentinel, Washington Post, Real Simple, WebMD, 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.  

Dr. Radosta has participated in tracking, obedience, herding, and therapy dog work with personal dogs–always Rottweilers. Currently, she shares her life with a wonderful husband, Scott, and her daughter, Isabella as well as Maverick, her Labrador Retriever, and Chewie her cantankerous black cat.

Dr. Lisa Radosta is one of only 90 veterinary behaviorists in the world. She is also a world-class lecturer, author, and teacher who has helped hundreds of pets with emotional and behavioral issues.