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Latest News

Overgrown hooves

Equine ban for man who failed to meet the needs of two donkeys

A man from Ripon, North Yorkshire has been disqualified from keeping equines for five years after failing to meet the needs of two...

An Ejiao sample

Ejiao 'not worth buying' say Chinese health officials

The Donkey Sanctuary has welcomed advice from China's official National Health and Family Planning Commission that ejiao is "not worth...

Ross with Flapper

Donkeys and wellbeing

Volunteer Ross Hill gives a personal account of how donkeys improve human health and happiness, and unveils her ‘Donkey Five Ways to...

Forthcoming events

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

24 February 2018. Carluke, South Lanarkshire
Stage 2: Introduction to Donkey Health Care

Stage 2: Introduction to Donkey Care

25 February 2018. Carluke, South Lanarkshire
Enjoy a hearty roast at The Kitchen alongside one of Devon's finest views

Sunday Roasts @ The Kitchen

25 February 2018. The Kitchen restaurant