Dr Sagi Denenberg DVM DACVB Dip.ECAWBM MACVSc (Behaviour) MRCVS

American Specialist in Veterinary Behaviour, RCVS and European Specialist in Veterinary Behavioural Medicine

Dr. Sagi Denenberg graduated with Excellence in Academic Achievement from the Kosice Veterinary College in Slovakia. He relocated from Israel to Canada in 2003 and passed the North American veterinary licensing examination.

Sagi provides behaviour consults for owners with their pets including dogs, cats, horses, parrots and other exotic mammals. He is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Behaviorists, the European College of Animal Welfare and Behavioural Medicine and has passed his members certificate with the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists (Veterinary Behaviour).

Sagi has done a number of behavioural studies including the effects of pheromones on learning and socialisation in puppies and a study of play toy preference in cats for which he was awarded the American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior Excellence in Research Award. He also authored a number of articles and book chapters including the behaviour chapters in the Merck Veterinary Manual, senior pet behaviour and cognitive decline in the British Small Animal Veterinary Association manual and more. Sagi is a consultant on the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) providing other veterinarians with advice.

In addition to clinical duties Sagi is frequent speaker in veterinary conferences in Europe and North America. He is fluent in English and Hebrew, and has two dogs, a Golden Retriever named Shemesh from Israel and a Plott Hound named Hugo (from a shelter in Medicine Hat, Alberta) as well as a senior cat, Lilly from Slovakia.

When not working, writing articles, or lecturing Sagi likes to spend time with his wife and daughter and his pets.