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Latest News

Donkeys in their shelter

New study shows donkeys need more protection from the winter weather than horses

A new study from The Donkey Sanctuary shows that donkeys, and to a lesser extent mules, are less able than horses to adapt to colder,...

Wedding Basil

Basil: A very special donkey

This is a dedication to a very special donkey called Basil. While it is very hard to play favourites with the donkeys at the sanctuary...

Alex Mayers of The Donkey Sanctaury

The Donkey Sanctuary and Ghana SPCA urge government to enforce ban on slaughter and export of donkey skins

The Donkey Sanctuary, which is leading the efforts to draw worldwide attention to the trade in donkey skins for the use in traditional...

Forthcoming events

Enjoy a hearty roast at The Kitchen alongside one of Devon's finest views

Sunday Roasts @ The Kitchen

19 November 2017. The Kitchen restaurant
The Kitchen restaurant overlooking The Donkey Sanctuary

Monday Club at The Kitchen

20 November 2017. The Kitchen restaurant
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

21 November 2017. Sidmouth, Devon