Dr Sagi Denenberg graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Kosice, Slovakia. He received the Dean Award for Excellence in Academic Achievements. Following graduation, Sagi relocated from Israel, his home country, to Canada, and passed the North American veterinary licensing examination.
Sagi Did his speciality training in Toronto. 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 is also an RCVS Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Behavioural Medicine.
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 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.
At Langford Vets, Sagi provides clinical psychiatry service to owners of dogs, cats, horses, and other animals who have behavioural problems. He also takes part in teaching at the Bristol Veterinary School. In addition to clinical duties, Sagi is a frequent speaker in veterinary conferences in Europe, North America and Australia.
Sagi’s main interests are pets with anxiety disorders, compulsive behaviours, and sleep disorders.