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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Ivybridge Saturday Club

Ivybridge Saturday Club

Saturday, 1 October 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm. Filham Park, Godwell Lane, Ivybridge, Devon PL21 0LE
Leeds Saturday Club (photo courtesy of YEP)

Leeds Saturday Club

Saturday, 1 October 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm. Swan Lane, Eccup, Leeds LS16 8AZ
Memorial Day flowers

Memorial Day 2016

Saturday, 1 October 2016 - 10:00am. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Sidmouth, Devon
Stage 2: Introduction to Donkey Health Care

Stage 2: Introduction to Donkey Health Care

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 10:00am to 3:30pm. Sidmouth, Devon
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 10:30am to 4:00pm. Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 - 10:30am to 4:00pm. Derbyshire Centre, Buxton

LATEST NEWS

The new hospital building in progress

Thank you

Over 16,300 fantastic supporters have donated to help us build our new hospital.

Professor Stuart Reid

The Donkey Sanctuary’s Head of Trustees Stuart Reid is recognised by the British Veterinary Association

Professor Stuart Reid was awarded the British Veterinary Association’s (BVA) most prestigious scientific award for the distinctive...

Vet Alex giving sick donkey Georgie a check up

Doing The Donkey Work Walk

"Why are we walking from Slade farm to Brookfield farm?" is a reasonable question, and the answer is simple but also complex:

Piccola encourages her mother

A promise to Piccola – part two

The next morning I met with Fabry who informed me that everybody was agreed that the pair should come in to the Sanctuary if the owner...

Sue with Mojo and Wilfred

In the right place, at the right time

So often in my role as a Donkey Welfare Adviser I deal with donkeys that are not cared for as we would wish and need of our help, but...

Cocoa gets ready to move to Sidmouth

Adoption donkeys journey south

In early September I had the pleasure of accompanying five very special donkeys on their journey from Manchester to Sidmouth.

The...