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Candace C Croney

Comparative Pathobiology 

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

Animal Sciences 

  • Associate Professor of Animal Sciences
765.496.6665
VPTH Room 132A

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
 

News Releases

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

Selected Publications

Croney, C. (2014). Operationalizing food in agricultural sciences, touching on the ethical dimensions associated with assessing food quality and assurance programs.. In Encyclopedia of Food and Agricultural Ethics.

McKendree, M. S., Croney, C., & Widmar, N. (2013). An analysis of perceived obligations by consumers across animal species: Livestock, pet, or neither?. Journal of Animal Science.

Stella, J., Croney, C., & Buffington, C. (2013). Behavior and Welfare of Domestic Cats (Felis sylvestris catus) Confined in Cages. National Council on Pet Population and Society of Animal Welfare Administrators Research Symposium..

Croney, C. (2013). Commercial Dog Breeding: Implications for Animal Well-being. Society for Theriogenology.

Widmar, N., McKendree, M. S., & Croney, C. (2013). Consumer perceptions of Production process attributes for pork and lunchmeat products.. Journal of Animal Science.

Stella, J., Croney, C., & Bufington, C. (2013). Do Catsäó» Initial Responses to a Confinement Housing Environment Persist Upon Re-exposure?. Proceedings of the 47th International Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology..

Croney, C., & Pempek, J. (2013). Effects of Alternative Housing and Feeding Systems on the Behavior and Performance of Dairy Heifer Calves. Professional Animal Scientist, 29, 278-288.

Pempek, J., Eastridge, M., Botheras, N., Croney, C., & Bowen, W. (2013). Effects of Alternative Housing and Feeding Systems on the Behavior and Performance of Dairy Heifer Calves. Professional Animal Scientist, 29, 278-288.

Stella, J., Croney, C., & Buffington, C. (2013). Effects of stressors on the behavior and physiology of domestic cats.. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 143(4-Feb), 157-163.

Stella, J., Croney, C., & Buffington, C. (2013). Environmental Factors that Affect the Behavior and Welfare of Domestic Cats (Felis sylvestris catus) Housed in Cages. Proceedings of the Midwest Veterinary Conference.