To promote the welfare of animals through research and education.
The Campbell Centre has over forty Associated Faculty members, drawn from the sciences, humanities and social sciences. Faculty profiles.
The Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare
247 ANNU Building
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON, CANADA
Returning Fall 2013
September 28, 2013
May 15th, 2013
Do you have a pet parrot? Would you like to learn more about your parrot's behaviour? So would we!
We are investigating risk factors for behaviour problems (such as feather damaging behaviour) in captive parrots. We are seeking parrot owners or caretakers who are willing to help with this study by participating in an online survey focusing on their parrot’s behaviour and living environment. Read more...
The Alfred Organic Dairy Research Centre of the University of Guelph is recruiting.
Researcher are in the process of recruiting 5 MSc positions to start September 2013 (PhD consideration possible). Many research assistant positions are also available. Project topics are various and will cover dairy behaviour and welfare or pest control. Read More...
A new website has been launched by the Animal Behaviour & Welfare group at the University of Guelph. The site features a collection of faculty, students & staff who are dedicated to better understanding why captive & production animals do what they do, & how they can assess & improve the well-being of those animals. Visit the site at: http://www.uoguelph.ca/abw
University of Guelph success at the 2012 Animal Welfare Judging and Assessment Contest!
Univeristy of Guelph undergraduates, graduates, and veterinary students were very successful at this year's contest...More
Learn to Make a Difference in the Life of a Horse With the Equine Welfare Certificate
The Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare is excited to announce their collaboration with the Centre for Open Learning and Educational Support, and Equine Guelph, in order to bring you the new Equine Welfare Certificate. Offered as an extension of the award-winning Equine Science Certificate, the Equine Welfare Certificate will provide students with the opportunity to explore animal welfare issues in the horse industry....More.
How elephants cool off overnight, BBC Picture Gallery featuring research of CCSAW Associated Faculty [read article]
The humaneness of rodent control, G. Mason and K.E. Littin [read article]
How to make a more contented cow, CBC News Article featuring CCSAW faculty [read article]
Ethics and animals, Dr. Peter Singer, Basil Capes Memorial Lecture [listen to podcast]
Compromised survivorship in Zoo Elephants, Dr. Georgia Mason [listen to podcast]
Decision making during transport, sale and slaughter - The role of animal welfare and the veterinarian, Dr. Temple Grandin [watch video]