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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Donkey Experience Day

Experience Days

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm. Oxhill, Warwickshire

Belfast Holiday Drop-in

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm. 72 Ballymartin Road, Templepatrick, Belfast BT39 0BS
Stage 4: Introduction to Donkey Behaviour

Stage 4: Introduction to Donkey Behaviour

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm. Sidmouth, Devon
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 10:30am to 4:00pm. Derbyshire Centre, Buxton
Donkey looking at picnic

Manchester Teddy Bears' Picnic

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm. Green Fold, Abbey Hey, Manchester, M18 8RJ

LATEST NEWS

A donkey cart at Dar es Salaam Zoo, Tanzania

Working in harness at the zoo

You wouldn't naturally expect to see a donkey at the zoo.

Maroesja the foal recovers at Donkey Sanctuary Bonaire

Signs of change in Bonaire

A foal is discovered badly injured by a car and needs urgent medical attention but her mother is too scared to come with her.

Puica rescued by our Romanian team

Video leads to rescue for Romanian donkey

Our team in Romania recently helped with an urgent case in Bucharest, Romania, where an old donkey called Puica had been seen in a very...

Wildflower restoration meadow

Blooming marvellous National Meadows Day at The Donkey Sanctuary

National Meadows Day on Saturday 4 July is the perfect opportunity to get out there and celebrate the beauty of our precious British...

Jacques and Nicholas

Knowing me, knowing you - exploring the Sanctuary

What a few weeks it has been. When I joined The Donkey Sanctuary last month I thought I had a good idea of what the Sanctuary in Devon...

Some of the donkeys helped by MAWO in Tanzania

Lessons for life in Tanzania

The Donkey Sanctuary has been working with non-profit organisation the Meru Animal Welfare Organisation (MAWO) in Tanzania since 2010,...