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Left behind: How to prepare pets for a post-pandemic life
Monday, January 4th, 2021 - Dr. Candace Croney sat down with the Associated Press to provide some tip for how to help your furry friends prepare for you return to campus, the office, & other work places. Read her tips at the Associated Press – Left behind: How to prepare pets for a post-pandemic life
Changes, challenges: The not-so-secret life of pandemic pets
Monday, January 4th, 2021 - Recently, Dr. Candace Croney was interviewed by the Associated Press about how the lives of pets have changed during the pandemic! Read more at the Associated Press – Changes, challenges: The not-so-secret life of pandemic pets
Low-Dust Forages Essential for Asthmatic Horses
Thursday, December 17th, 2020 - Researchers recently revealed that feeding Thoroughbred racehorses in training and racing certain alternatives to dry hay resulted in 30% fewer respirable dust particles in horses’ breathing zones and decreased airway inflammation. Laurent L. Couëtil, DVM, PhD, professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine and director of Equine Research Programs and Equine Sports Medicine Center at Purdue...
EU Policy on Dog Breeding
Friday, December 11th, 2020 - The European Commission, the executive branch of the European Union, has cited Dr. Candace Croney‘s research in informing their policies about Responsible Dog Breeding standards among its member nations. Dr. Croney is the Director of the Center for Animal Welfare Science at Purdue University and a faculty member at Purdue Veterinary Medicine. Read more about...
Chicago Tribune: Aurora to study regulating sale of pets
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 - Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine’s Canine Care Certified program was mentioned in the Chicago Tribune by Jonathan Burning, owner of Happiness is Pets. The Canine Care Certified program is a national accreditation program for dog breeders that ensures their operations are behaving ethically & responsibly. It was begun by Purdue Veterinary Medicine‘s Dr. Candace...
Veterinary organizations take diversity- and equity-related action
Thursday, October 22nd, 2020 - Banfield Pet Hospital focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion during its virtual Pet Healthcare Industry Summit, Sept. 14-15. Participants included (clockwise from top left) Melissa Marshall, Banfield’s senior vice president of people and organization; Dr. Ruby Perry, dean of Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine; Dr. Willie Reed, dean of Purdue University College of Veterinary...
League of VetaHumanz to diversify veterinary workforce
Monday, September 28th, 2020 - Role models can help children see themselves in a future career, and a new initiative at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is helping develop veterinary medical role models every child can relate to. Learn More
Paradox of addressing animal welfare while dehumanizing people
Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 - At a point in time where a global pandemic is threatening human health and an extraordinary public awakening about systemic racism is fueling societal unrest in the U.S. and across the world, it feels a little tone deaf to be discussing animal welfare. Nonetheless, fueled in part by public discussions of the food chain breaking...
Your pets are stressed out, too
Friday, May 29th, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic is creating emotional stress and anxiety for humans – but chances are, their furry companions are likely feeling the same way. Dr. Niwako Ogata, an associate professor of veterinary behavior medicine in Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, says pets could be feeling secondhand anxiety from their owners who are coping with lifestyle...
COVID-19 and Animal Behavior
Tuesday, May 26th, 2020 - Just recently Purdue Veterinary Medicine‘s Dr. Candace Croney was interviewed by Jim Richards on Newstalk 1010 about how COVID-19 is affecting animals and pets. You can listen along at iHeartRadio.