Welcome to the Simian Society of America, Inc., a resource for private owners and caretakers of nonhuman primates. Educating owners of pet monkeys since 1957 to
improve the quality of their life. If you are a new owner, a long-time owner, or considering getting a monkey, membership in the organization will provide information to help you with a lifetime of
THE SIMIAN SOCIETY OF AMERICA is a 501(c)3 organization founded in 1957 to improve the welfare of primates in captivity. Composed primarily of private caretakers, membership also includes
veterinarians, primatologists and zoological officials.
The SSA discourages the keeping of primates by individuals who do not understand their complex needs and the multitude of problems associated with keeping them.
However, for those committed to providing captive primates with long-term, care-conducive homes, the society offers health, diet, psychological well-being and management information as well as
access to a network
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