PAWS is dedicated to the protection of performing animals and to providing permanent sanctuary for abused, abandoned and retired captive wildlife.

1. http://www.pawsweb.org

2. PAWS is home to over 100 abused, abandoned and retired wild animals: including elephants, big cats, bears and primates.

3. PAWS is dedicated to enforcing the best standards of care for all captive wildlife.

4. We promote public education to preserve wild species in their native habitats world-wide.

5. We are the only sanctuary for bull elephants in the US.