Paws and Peace: Tackling Noise Phobias in Shelter Dogs

Recorded On: 07/04/2024

This course is part of Maddie's Monthly Behavior Connection, monthly webcasts about dog and cat behavior - supporting pets in our community and animal shelters. 

This lecture, designed for shelter staff and volunteers, including veterinary staff, is focused on noise fear in dogs with an emphasis on ways to recognize and treat this very common problem in dogs when they are in the shelter and how to set them up for success after adoption. Meant to be practical with usable strategies for reducing fear, including behavioral interventions and environmental modifications. Additionally, this lecture will cover the use of medications to manage unavoidable stress from environmental sounds.

Presenter: Lisa Radosta DVM, DACVB, owner, Florida Veterinary Behavior Service

This webinar has been pre-approved for 1.0 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credits by The Association for Animal Welfare Advancement and by the National Animal Care & Control Association.

Visit Maddie's Pet Forum to comment, follow a discussion or ask questions:

Lisa Radosta


Florida Veterinary Behavior Service

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 behavior practice in southeast Florida.

 She is a sought after national and international speaker. She is a coauthor of several books including: Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat, 4th edition and From Fearful to Fear Free. She is a contributing author for Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult, Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Behavior, Decoding your Cat, Canine and Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses and Feline and Small Animal Pediatrics.

 She has published research articles 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, Catster, 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, CNBC and Cats and Scapegoats. 


Paws and Peace: Tackling Noise Phobias in Shelter Dogs
Recorded 06/27/2024  |  62 minutes
Recorded 06/27/2024  |  62 minutes
Certificate - CAWA and NACA CE
1.00 CAWA CE, NACA CE credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 CAWA CE, NACA CE credit  |  Certificate available
Have questions or comments about this webcast?
Select the "View Discussion" button to begin.
Select the "View Discussion" button to begin. View resources and continue the discussion with the guest speaker on this thread in Maddie’s Pet Forum