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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Sidmouth Holiday Hunt

Famous Foals Holiday Hunt

Friday, 22 May 2015 - 9:00am to Sunday, 31 May 2015 - 4:00pm. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Sidmouth Donkey Grooming

Donkey Grooming

Saturday, 23 May 2015 - 10:30am to Sunday, 31 May 2015 - 2:30pm. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Sidmouth Drop In Day

Sidmouth Drop In Day

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm. Slade Centre, The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NU
Sidmouth Bird Ringing

Bird Ringing

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU

Stage 2: Introduction to Donkey Health Care

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm. Banbury, Warwickshire
I Love Donkey Session

Leeds I Love Donkey Session

Wednesday, 27 May 2015 - 10:30am to 12:00pm. Swan Lane, Off Blackhill Lane, Eccup Leeds LS16 8AZ

LATEST NEWS

Sarcoid on the leg

A new tool in the war against sarcoids

Sarcoids are nasty skin tumours which can affect donkeys of any age but tend to occur in younger animals and can frequently recur or be...

Leeds Fun Dog Show

Fun Dog Show at The Donkey Sanctuary Leeds

The Donkey Sanctuary Leeds is holding a Fun Dog Show on Sunday 7 June 2015, from 11am to 3pm.

Summer Fair at The Donkey Sanctuary Ivybridge

Summer Fair at The Donkey Sanctuary Ivybridge

The Donkey Sanctuary Ivybridge’s fantastic Summer Fair is back on Saturday 6 June from 10am to 4pm, packed with plenty of fun for the...

Dianne Littlewood

Dianne loved donkeys

We were touched to receive an email from Joe Littlewood letting us know about the online fundraising page he set up in memory of his...

The Donkey Sanctuary opens a charity shop in Otley

The Donkey Sanctuary opens its first shop in Otley

The opening of The Donkey Sanctuary’s first charity shop on Otley High Street last week was celebrated with a ribbon cutting event and a...

Donkey assisted therapy in London

New donkey assisted therapy programme for schools in London

The Donkey Sanctuary has now begun offering donkey assisted therapy to seven schools in London, following the huge success of previous...