Purdue Animal Behavior Research

Our goal is to understand the behavioral health in companion animals by studying normal and pathological behaviors. We appreciate your interest to support Purdue animal behavior research.

Current Studies

A Survey of Environmental Enrichment (EE) Practices in Owners of Companion Psittacids

Canine Research Enrollment

*** We are not accepting new enrollments at this time ***

Behavior test sessions and sample collection

Depending on the study, each visit takes around 30 mins to 1.5hrs. In addition to behavior testing, some studies request to video-record the dog’s behaviors at your home and/or obtain biological samples (urine, saliva or blood, etc.) from your dog.
All tests and sample collections have been approved by the ethical committee of Purdue University.

Please remember you can reject a particular request/study from your dog or withdraw your dog from the database at any time.

If we feel your dog may need further evaluation or if you have any concern or questions about your dog’s behavior, we can discuss these issues at a later time outside of the study sample collection appointment.

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    Contact Information

    Email: pabr@purdue.edu

    Phone: 765-494-1107

     

    Additional Links

    Animal Behavior Clinic

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

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