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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Ivybridge Dog Fun Day

Ivybridge Dog Fun Day

Saturday, 5 September 2015 - 11:00am to 4:00pm. Filham Park, Godwell Lane, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 0LE
Pirate Day

Birmingham Pirate Day

Saturday, 5 September 2015 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Sutton Park, Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham B74 2YT
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Sunday, 6 September 2015 - 10:30am to 4:00pm. Ellon, Aberdeenshire
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Tuesday, 8 September 2015 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Sidmouth, Devon
Donkey Experience Day

Experience Days

Wednesday, 9 September 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Stage 4: Introduction to Donkey Behaviour

Stage 4: Introduction to Donkey Behaviour

Wednesday, 9 September 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm. Sidmouth, Devon

LATEST NEWS

Donkeys at Belfast assisted therapy centre

Rock out with The Donkey Sanctuary Belfast

Tickets are on sale for The Donkey Sanctuary’s music fundraising night at the Hilton Templepatrick on Friday 18 September from 8pm.

Linda and Moro

A fairytale is what they deserve

Among hundreds of stories of abandoned, abused, neglected donkeys, there are a few that fill our hearts.

Henry looking forward to making friends

Introducing Henry, everybody's friend

We are so excited to finally be able to introduce you all to our friend and yours, new adoption donkey Henry.

Green grass, blue sky

Beware the big shiny disc and the green stuff

Donkey owners beware... when you walk across that beautiful grass to your donkeys remember you are walking on a potentially lethal...

Herd of hand-sewn donkeys

Bobbin, Stitch, Thimble, Ruffles and Zipper

Five very special donkeys have come into our care – all in need of loving homes and if you are reading this appeal, you are one step...

Donkeys grazing

The Donkey Sanctuary Summer Fair in Eccup

The Donkey Sanctuary is holding its annual Donkey Summer Fair on Saturday 29 August at the charity’s Leeds centre in Eccup from 10:30am...