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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Ivybridge Saturday Club

Ivybridge Saturday Club

Saturday, 18 April 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm. Filham Park, Godwell Lane, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 0LE
Fun activities at Belfast

Belfast Spring Fair

Saturday, 18 April 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm. 72 Ballymartin Road, Templepatrick, Belfast BT39 0BS

Birmingham centre closed

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 8:30am to 4:30pm. The Donkey Sanctuary Birmingham
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Sidmouth, Devon
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 22 April 2015 - 10:30am to 4:00pm. Derbyshire Centre, Buxton
Stage 2: Introduction to Donkey Health Care

Stage 2: Introduction to Donkey Health Care

Thursday, 23 April 2015 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Sidmouth, Devon

LATEST NEWS

The owner is now keen to have the 'best looked-after donkey in the Gambia'!

Tackling donkey welfare in the Gambia

Today’s blog is from the Gambia, where The Donkey Sanctuary funds All About Animals’ project to improve working-donkey welfare.

Demonstrating correctly fitted padding

Osikiria lang, engishui ang ('Our donkey, our life')

This week’s blog is an update from Johnson Lyimo, president of MAWO (Meru Animal Welfare Organisation) in Tanzania.

Spring Fair at The Donkey Sanctuary Belfast

Spring Fair at The Donkey Sanctuary Belfast

The Donkey Sanctuary Belfast is holding a Spring Fair on Saturday 18 April from 10:00am until 3:00pm.

Sammy

Time, patience and love

Until recently Sammy lived with his best donkey friend Billy down at Hurfords, which is part of Trow Farm, and is home to 230 donkeys...

Jemima, Winston and Picasso with their new Foster home

Home sweet home

Our foster scheme finds loving homes for donkeys in our care who would benefit from the kind of one-to-one attention private homes can...

Terry and Wellington visiting a local residential home

The angels spread joy to all

It’s always a joy to see Foster Donkeys in loving homes living stimulating and fulfilled lives.