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Candace C Croney

Animal Sciences 

  • Dir of PUCCAWS/Prof of CPB & AN SCI
VPTH Room 132A

Comparative Pathobiology 

  • Dir of PUCCAWS/Assc Prof of CPB & AN SCI
  • Dir of PUCCAWS/Prof of CPB & AN SCI

 General Information

Area of Expertise: Animal Behavior & Well-Being

Education: B.S., Cook College, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; M.S. and Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University

Research Program

Dr. Croney's research interests include the interactions between animal behavior, cognition and well-being; the effects of rearing environments and enrichment on animal behavior and welfare; the ethical implications of animal care and use decisions; and public perceptions of animal agriculture.

Purdue Center for Animal Welfare Science

Candace Croney Research Group

Canine Care Certified Program link 

News Releases

Purdue researcher takes canine welfare personally - Purdue News, August 2016

Strong interest in Purdue forum on well-being of dogs - Purdue News, May 2016

Second annual animal welfare symposium set for May 18 at Purdue - Purdue News, April 2016

Purdue's dog-breeding standards to enter testing phase - Purdue News, September 2015

Extension publication delves into how public views animal agriculture - Purdue News, July 2015

Purdue Center for Animal Welfare Science to present symposium - Purdue News, March 2015

Purdue animal welfare center to write standards for commercial care, breeding of dogs - Purdue News, August 2014

Croney to head Purdue Center for Animal Welfare Science - Purdue News, January 2014

Taking on a Leadership Role: Purdue Ag scientists work for the good of people - and animals - Purdue Agricultures magazine, Winter 2013

Ag Forecast topic: Striking a balance in animal production - Purdue News, January 2013

Tips for sharing the science behind animal welfare - American Society of Animal Sciences "Taking Stock", February 2012

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