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Latest News

39-year old donkey Lucy at the Sanctuary

Donkey Sanctuary at BEVA Congress

The Donkey Sanctuary will be at the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) Congress at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool from...

Drawing the winning ticket

Summer Raffle 2017 results

We are delighted to announce the winning ticket numbers for our Summer 2017 Raffle, which were drawn on Monday 11 September 2017.

Photograph of donkeys being rounded up and herded in Brandberg, Namibia.  Copyright © Knotig. All rights reserved.

Crisis talks on Namibia’s donkey population

New research released this week by The Donkey Sanctuary reveals that the trade in donkey skins for use in traditional Chinese remedies...

Forthcoming events

Soil Association's logo for Organic September and Food as it should be

Organic September

1 September 2017 to 30 September 2017. The Kitchen, The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NU
Stage 5: Introduciton to Donkey Behaviour (Intermediate)

Stage 5: Introduction to Donkey Behaviour (Intermediate)

21 September 2017. Derbyshire Centre, Buxton
Stage 4: Introduction to Donkey Behaviour

Stage 4: Introduction to Donkey Behaviour

22 September 2017. Sidmouth, Devon