All posts tagged Pat Derby

Pat Derby–co-founder of The Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)

Pat Derby–co-founder of The Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), which operates three animal sanctuaries in Northern California, among them the 2300-acre ARK 2000, where upwards of a dozen elephants live–discusses the needs of and challenges faced by captive elephants; indicates that her view of elephants in zoos isn’t inherently one of opposition but involves a case-by-case examination of that particular zoo, Read more…

Pat Derby–former Hollywood animal trainer & author

Pat Derby, a major, internationally-recognized figure in the animal world–former Hollywood animal trainer, author of “The Lady And Her Tiger” & “In The Presence Of Elephants,” co-founder of the Performing Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)–discusses various facets of her career, including the animal training for showbiz and co-founding with Ed Stewart PAWS, which operates three animal sanctuaries in Northern California, among them the 2300-acre ARK 2000. [www.PAWSweb.org] Read more…