Welfare Research Groups

Research drives change and continuous improvement in how livestock are cared for and handled.


Canadian animal welfare research institutes

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Lacombe Research Centre & Lethbridge Research Centre

Alberta Agriculture & Food Livestock Production: Animal Welfare

Prairie Swine Centre

University of Alberta Department of Agricultural, Food & Nutritional Science

University of British Columbia Animal Welfare Centre

University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

University of Guelph Animal & Poultry Science

University of Prince Edward Island Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre

University of Saskatchewan Western College of Veterinarian Medicine


Animal welfare research around the world

Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Purdue University Animal Behaviour & Welfare

University of California Veterinary Medicine

University of Edinburgh The Royal School of Veterinary Studies

University of Minnesota Certified Pork Program

US Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service & Animal Welfare Information Center

Other Groups involved in animal welfare research

Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC)

Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA)

National Institute for Animal Agriculture

World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE)

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