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Latest News

Replaced trailer

Donkey Sanctuary replaces stolen trailer in nick of time

The Donkey Sanctuary has recently helped the NSPCA in South Africa to replace a stolen trailer used to transport donkeys.

Timothy and Walter - adopt a donkey

Timothy and Walter's moving party

Much-loved adoption donkeys Timothy and Walter are stepping down from their donkey assisted therapy roles next month - and we're having...

Dormouse box

If you go down to the woods today

Canny Hart works in our welfare team and is currently working towards The Donkey Sanctuary’s Diploma.

Forthcoming events

Face painting

Holiday Hunt

27 May 2017 to 4 June 2017. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Vitality 10,000 Start Line

Vitality London 10,000 2017

29 May 2017. London
Leeds I Love Donkeys Grooming Session

Leeds I Love Donkeys Grooming Session

30 May 2017. Donkey Sanctuary Leeds, Swan Lane, Eccup, Leeds LS16 8AZ