Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) in United States


Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
Typesanctuary

Owner
Founded1984
First elephant arrived1986
Last elephant left2004
Address Simmerhorn Road, east of Highway 99
Zip-code 95632
Place Galt
Region California
Country United States
Website Website

Directors

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Veterinarians

Elephant department

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of elephants

Elephant keepers
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Description

Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), located at Simmerhorn Road, east of Highway 99, in Galt, United States , was founded in 1984 and the first elephant arrived in 1986. The last elephant left in 2004.


Comments / picturesFounded by Pat Derby and Ed Stewart in 1984, the 30 acre Galt facility housed Asian and African elephants, lions, bears, wolves, tigers, leopards. Eventually, all the surviving elephants were transferred to a new 2300 acre compound near San Andreas known as ARK 2000.

More about Pat Derby on my blog

References for records about Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=351. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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