Animal Training and Research International

People helping animals, animals helping people


Mission Statement


ATR International was founded as a parent company to provide financial support for the research, conservation, and educational endeavors taken on by the not-for-profit SLEWTHS (Science Learning and Exploration With The Help of Sea Lions) Project. This relationship and financial security enhances our capacity to provide low cost, high quality research program and educational experiences for students and the general public.



Through supporting our program you are assured the promise of the highest standard of care, safety and welfare of our remarkable sea lions, as well as our committment to continued conservation, environmental research, and high quality inspiring educational experiences.

Founded on a conservation message and educational direction, we incorporate that philosophy into all the services we offer in order to promote environmental stewardship and enhance the lives of our animals and students. We hold a uniquely high standard in the care and well being of our animals and their involvement in performances and educational programs.


Sea Lion Shows & Public Outreach
Unique Merchandise
K-12 Programs
Classes & Workshops

Trainer for a Day & Internship Programs

Volunteer Jobs
Animal Actors
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Created by Jennifer Gale 2006, Updated October 2009