Dr. Denise Lukacs DVM, MSc. BSc


Dr. Denise Lukacs received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Biology from the University of Guelph in 2010. She completed her Master’s degree in Animal Behavior and Welfare, with a research interest in the behavior and thermoregulation of elephants and giraffes. Dr. Denise completed her veterinary degree at the Ontario Veterinary College in 2016.

During university, Denise continued to work at Graham Animal Hospital, as a veterinary assistant, where she gained valuable experience in general practice and reproduction medicine.

Dr. Denise completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital, near Miami, Florida, where the majority of her time was spent on the emergency and critical care service, as well as rotating with specialists in surgery, internal medicine, neurology, ophthalmology, dermatology and cardiology.

In her free time, Denise enjoys horseback riding, having competed to the international level in eventing. Denise also enjoys spending time with her five dogs, and competing in various dog sports. She also owns a loveable black cat named Jagger.