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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Sidmouth, Devon
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm. Colne Engaine, Essex

Belfast Twilight Club

Wednesday, 17 June 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm. 72 Ballymartin Road, Templepatrick, Belfast BT39 0BS
Stage 2: Introduction to Donkey Health Care

Stage 2: Introduction to Donkey Health Care

Thursday, 18 June 2015 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Sidmouth, Devon
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Saturday, 20 June 2015 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Eccup, Leeds
Manchester Saturday Club

Manchester Saturday Club

Saturday, 20 June 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm. Green Fold, Abbey Hey, Manchester, M18 8RJ

LATEST NEWS

Family Dog Show at The Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth

Family Dog Show at The Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth

The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth is holding a Family Dog Show on Sunday 21 June, from 11:30am to 3:00pm.

Ryan Peasland

Joining the Donkey Sanctuary family

With all the names and faces I have been introduced to this week, I could almost be forgiven for forgetting my own.

Summer Fair at The Donkey Sanctuary Belfast

Summer Fair at The Donkey Sanctuary Belfast

The Donkey Sanctuary Belfast’s fantastic Summer Fair is back on Saturday 20 June from 10am to 3pm, packed with plenty of fun for the...

Charlie and Lenny

Helping fill a huge donkey void

One of the best bits to my job as a Welfare Adviser is opening up new homes on The Donkey Sanctuary re-homing scheme.

Trimming a donkey's hooves

Romanian Outreach

Most people don’t realise that the UK veterinary department has many interests and responsibilities to donkeys outside of those lovingly...

The lorry that transported the donkeys

Looking back after 21 years - How it all started

In 1989 Dr Elisabeth Svendsen registered the Elisabeth Svendsen Trust (EST), a charity that would be a sister charity to The Donkey...