Center for Animal Welfare Science

Due March 1, 2017: Request for Proposals on Animal Welfare Science


CAWS Students

Megan LaFollette

Megan LaFolletteexplains her poster to attendees at the 2016 CAWS annual symposium. Megan, a 2016 recipient of a CAWS Travel Grant for her study on tickling pet store rats and its effect on their interaction with humans, is a graduate student in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology advised by Drs. Gaskill and O’Haire. Click here to read more about Megan's poster (PDF) or here to read all of the CAWS Travel Fellowship Abstracts.

CAWS Members

Dr. Cheng studies reducing heat stress in chickens.

CAWS member, Dr. Heng-Wei Cheng and his collaborators study thermal perches as cooling devices for reducing heat stress in caged laying hens. Read more about his work here.

News & Events

3rd Annual CAWS Symposium

3rd Annual Center for Animal Welfare Science Symposium: Advancing Animal Welfare Science: Overcoming Obstacles to Implementation

"Advancing Animal Welfare Science: Overcoming Obstacles to Implementation"

Stewart Center | Purdue University | West Lafayette, IN

Canine Welfare Science Forum

Canine Welfare Science Forum

Stewart Center | Purdue University | West Lafayette, IN

CAWS Newsletter Update!
Establishing science-based standards for the care and welfare of breeding dogs

Read more about how the newest project from CAWS!

Fall 2016 CAWS Updates and News



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Contact the Center for Animal Welfare Science

Director: Dr. Candace Croney
Phone: 765-496-6665

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, 625 Harrison Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-7607

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