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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Leeds Saturday Club

Leeds Saturday Club

Saturday, 13 February 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm. Swan Lane, Eccup, Leeds, LS16 8AZ
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Saturday, 13 February 2016 - 10:30am to 4:00pm. Abbey Hey, Manchester
Donkey grooming sessions

Half Term Activities

Saturday, 13 February 2016 - 11:00am to Sunday, 21 February 2016 - 3:00pm. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Birmingham Holiday Club

Birmingham Holiday Club

Monday, 15 February 2016 - 10:00am to 2:30pm. Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B74 2YT
Junior Vet Day

Junior Vet Day

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 9:30am to 3:30pm. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth,Devon. EX10 0NU
Birmingham Holiday Club

Birmingham Holiday Club

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 10:00am to 2:30pm. Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B74 2YT
Ivybridge Holiday Club

Ivybridge Holiday Club

Tuesday, 16 February 2016 - 10:00am to 1:00pm. Filham Park, Godwell Lane, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 0LE

LATEST NEWS

Alex Mayers and the FAWCAM team receive a warm and lively welcome in Vekovi

Dancing to a refreshingly different beat in Cameroon

Cameroon is often called Africa in miniature.

Collection at Barclays

Throwing himself into fundraising

We have 6 participants filling our Golden Bond places in the Virgin London Marathon this year.

Lucy and Chris

Lucy: getting to the root of the problem

Last time I wrote I introduced you to Lucy, a little donkey with a lion heart.

Donkeys work at a construction site in Gurgaon, a suburb of India's capital Delhi

Construction Sites: Donkeys Help Build India's High-Rises

Christine Purdy, a Trustee of The Donkey Sanctuary, has been on a 12-day tour of our projects in India and Nepal with Julia Smith and...

Lucy at the time of rescue

Lucy: A little donkey with a lion heart

One of the most common questions you are asked as a donkey welfare adviser is ‘how do you cope when you have to deal with donkeys who...

Beattie with mother Rhubarb and staff from Rainbow Vets

Keeping a beady eye on behaviour helped Beattie battle the blues

The Donkey Sanctuary is continually working to highlight the importance of behaviour when assessing the individual welfare and health...