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Latest News

Charity convinces eBay to ban ejiao products

The largest equine welfare charity in the world, The Donkey Sanctuary, has successfully lobbied eBay to immediately stop selling the...

Dawn Vincent drawing the winning tickets

Christmas raffle 2017 results

We are delighted to announce the winning ticket numbers for our Christmas 2017 Raffle, which was drawn by Dawn Vincent, head of...

Smiling donkey at The Donkey Sanctuary

Charity welcomes Government's animal welfare bill

The Donkey Sanctuary has welcomed the news that the Government is publishing a new animal welfare bill to increase sentences for animal...

Forthcoming events

12 Donkeys of Christmas poster

12 Donkeys of Christmas Spotter Trail

24 November 2017 to 6 January 2018. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Enjoy a hearty roast at The Kitchen alongside one of Devon's finest views

Sunday Roasts @ The Kitchen

17 December 2017. The Kitchen restaurant
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

18 December 2017. Sidmouth, Devon