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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Sidmouth Donkey Grooming

Donkey Grooming

Saturday, 25 July 2015 - 10:30am to Friday, 4 September 2015 - 2:30pm. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Sidmouth, Devon

Manchester I Love Donkey Session

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm. Green Fold, Abbey Hey, Manchester M18 8RJ
Stage 2: Introduction to Donkey Health Care

Stage 2: Introduction to Donkey Health Care

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm. Banbury, Warwickshire

Leeds Summer Holiday Club Rides

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm. Swan Lane, Eccup, Leeds, LS16 8AZ
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 5 August 2015 - 10:30am to 4:00pm. Derbyshire Centre, Buxton

LATEST NEWS

Peacock butterfly on thistle

In harmony with nature

One of the many pleasures of working at The Donkey Sanctuary is having the great open doors at your feet when you step out of the office...

Dr Michela Minero

Understanding donkey milk farming

Donkey milk farming is a growing sector, especially in Eastern and Southern Europe where donkey milk is used as a cow’s milk substitute...

Harness-maker Tucha and his children in Ethiopia

Making ends meet in Ethiopia

Like many people in their village, life was once a daily struggle for 42-year-old Tucha and his wife 37-year-old Yeshi Keskas as they...

Adonis

Luck was with Adonis

The Donkey Sanctuary staff in Cyprus have known the owner of a pair of donkeys called Adonis and Athena for several years and visit each...

Toby with Walter

The Fiver Challenge

In June Toby took part in 'the fiver challenge' as part of maths week at school.

Donkey owner Babu Vite with his donkey branded with henna

Good marks for donkey owners in India

Dealing with the constant threat of thieves is a big headache for donkey owners working in brick kilns in Solapur, a district in the...