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Canine Care Certified Program - Animal Welfare Science - Purdue

    Purdue's Center for Animal Welfare Science

    The CAWS Project aim is "to help the US pet industries address the socio-ethical and scientific (well-being) concerns embedded in commercial dog breeding. With the support of dog breeders, pet industry representatives, animal health and welfare experts, and other key stakeholders, the researchers are developing and testing voluntary standards for the care and well-being of dogs in commercial breeding facilities."

    Establishing science-based standards for the care and welfare of breeding dogs...

    Candace Croney, director of Purdue University’s Center for Animal Welfare Science, explains need for new, rigorous standards for commercial dog breeders.

    Extension publications including assessments of key aspects of management and environments impacting kennel dog welfare are available...

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