A Sanctuary for Primates In Need
The Primate Rescue Center is a nonprofit sanctuary providing lifetime care to nearly 50 primates, including a group of 8 chimpanzees and a variety of monkey species.
Visit The Sanctuary
Become part of the Primate Rescue Center member family and join us at our exclusive members only events.
Adopt A Primate
By becoming a Primate Pal you will help support the medical, nutritional and enrichment needs of one or more of our residents for an entire year.
Our 100% Promise
The generosity of a single donor covers all of our annual fund-raising and administrative expenses — 100% of every dollar you donate goes directly to the care of the monkeys and apes who have found a safe haven with us!
Every person has the potential to make a difference in the life of a primate. Whether you become a PRC member, raise your voice on an issue, or join our community of volunteers, the actions you take make a loud statement that primates everywhere matter.
News & Sanctuary Blog
We currently provide lifetime care and a safe haven for 8 chimpanzees and over 40 monkeys. In addition, we collaborate with a nationwide network of primate sanctuaries to rescue and relocate animals in need. Below are the latest updates from us here at the Primate Rescue Center.
‘It was very traumatizing’: Loose pet monkey attacks woman in Dickson
'It was very traumatizing': Loose pet monkey attacks woman in Dickson FOX 25 News, Oklahoma by: Sara Smith March 13, 2023 Dickson police say the 911 call was one of the most unusual calls they have ever received. (Brittany Parker) Dickson, Okla. (KOKH) — A Carter...
Chimp Outdoor Enclosure Deck Upgrades
The chimpanzees’ outdoor enclosure now features a new ground-level raised platform on a sloped part of the grounds previously underutilized by the troop...
A Beacon of Hope: The Legacy of Dewey
Remembering and honoring Dewey's legacy on the 25th anniversary of his rescue.