International animal welfare charity The Donkey Sanctuary has today announced that it is commencing legal action in response to video footage showing a donkey being deliberately crushed to death by a digger.
This morning I set off to find out what International Donkey Week was all about, and was greeted by a donkey carrying a pannier of foam bricks, a mass of donkey lovers - and a big red and white bus!
Today animal welfare charity The Donkey Sanctuary launches its 29th International Donkey Week event, attracting over 300 supporters to Devon for the week and focusing attention on the worldwide plight of donkeys.
Jan Broom, a Personal Assistant from Birmingham needs local support to raise funds for her up and coming sponsored trek to the Indian Himalayas this May, in aid of international animal welfare charity The Donkey Sanctuary, and in memory of her special friend.
Jan is hosting a Charity Disco on Saturday 26th February 2011 from 7.30pm at Moseley All Services Club in Moseley.
International animal welfare charity The Donkey Sanctuary is busy preparing for a sponsored trek to the Indian Himalayas this May and is hoping the New Year will entice more volunteers to take part in the challenge.
A hard-working family were facing the prospect of all their brick kiln earnings being swallowed up by debts when their mule was hurt and could no longer work. In the brick kilns mules are used for pulling carts and are valued more highly than donkeys; consequently they tend to be better looked after by their owners. But accidents can still happen.