Elephant Aid International Projects

   Asia's First Chain-Free Hattisar REPORT January 2013
   Chain Free Means Pain Free
   Chain-Free Corral Pilot Project REPORT - May 2012
   Elephant Foot Care
   Elephant Foot Care Workshop
   Free the Elephants Volunteer Project - Nepal, 2015
   Mahout and Elephant Training Initiative (METI)
   Sanctuary Search
   Supporting Mahouts and their Elephants
    Free Lambodhar Prasad

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Elephant Aid International

Elephant Aid International (EAI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was established to create a paradigm shift that will foster change in beliefs and approaches to the care and management of elephants. With the combined efforts of international scientists, veterinarians, mahouts, elephant caregivers and elephant welfare supporters, EAI is helping to change how the public relates to elephants; how mahouts (elephant handlers) and elephant caregivers train elephants; and how captive elephants are cared for worldwide. EAI has pioneered a new system, Compassionate Elephant Care, which will eliminate antiquated, dominance-based training and result in improved elephant welfare.

By providing education and hands-on assistance, EAI is working to end the worldwide suffering of elephants…one elephant at a time.

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Register now! EAI foot care workshop Sept. 10-15 at Tiger Tops in Nepal!
EAI founder and President Carol Buckley will teach her first foot care workshop Sept. 10-15 at Tiger Tops Elephant Camp in Nepal. Not only will you expand your knowledge of elephant health and welfare, you will learn through observation and hands-on experience how the Tiger Tops family of elephants live and are managed and get to know the mahouts. Space is limited! Read full story...


This Is What Happens Inside Elephants' Bodies When People Ride Them
EAI CEO Carol Buckley tells The Dodo why elephants aren't built to carry weight on their backs. Read full story...