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Latest News

Dona Rosa Sanctuary, Spain

Dona Rosa - seeing the lives of rescued donkeys

The feature of The Donkey Sanctuary’s work which I’ve always found the most inspiring is their work with working equids, improving the...

Staffordshire donkey rescue

Donkeys left to suffer after owner failed to trim their hooves

A man who failed to trim his donkeys’ overgrown hooves, leading three of them to suffer in pain, has been fined by magistrates.

Renata in Ethiopia

Caring for Donkeys in Ethiopia

Most tourists visit Bahir Dar for its setting on the southern shores of Lake Tana, the largest lake in Ethiopia and the source of the...

Forthcoming events

Around the World trail

Summer at The Donkey Sanctuary

21 July 2017 to 3 September 2017. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Stage 6: Introduction to Clicker Training

Stage 6: Introduction to Clicker Training

21 July 2017. Sidmouth, Devon
Family Farm Day

Family Farm Day

23 July 2017. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU