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Latest News

Jessica who sadly had to be put to sleep

Banned for life - donkey owner admits neglect

A man from Derbyshire has been disqualified from keeping donkeys for life after pleading guilty to allowing two donkeys to suffer.

Five friends at their new home

Sanctuary takes in five donkeys when they needed it most

Ensuring the health and happiness of every donkey in the UK doesn’t just mean being there for donkeys when their welfare is compromised...

Will and Coco

Adorable donkeys get a roof over their heads

A loveable pair of donkeys called Coco and Will are two of the newest arrivals to The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth after the charity...

Forthcoming events

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

20 February 2018. Abbey Hey, Manchester
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

21 February 2018. Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

24 February 2018. Carluke, South Lanarkshire