Painful Truths: How Canine Discomfort Influences Behavior
Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2024
Time: 7 PM ET/6 PM CT/5 PM MT/4 PM PT
This program has been approved for 1 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval. This lecture offers a comprehensive exploration of the intricate relationship between medical and behavioral clinical signs in dogs. It delves into the physiological responses to stress, both acute and chronic, the effects of systemic disease of the skin, gastrointestinal tract and endocrine system and their role in behavior change. Medications which are commonly used in primary care practice to treat systemic disease which can cause behavior change will be reviewed.
Dr. Radosta is a board-certified veterinary behaviorist and owner of Florida Veterinary Behavior Service, a behavior specialty practice in South Florida. She lectures for veterinary healthcare team members, pet owners and dog training professionals from Minnesota to Moscow and everywhere in between. She is the editor of the 4th edition of the Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat. She has been interviewed for many publications including O magazine, Wall Street Journal, Cat Fancy, Dog Fancy, Palm Beach Post, NAVC Clinician’s Brief, Sun Sentinel, WebMD, AAHA trends, Real Simple 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 for VetGirl.