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Fun at The Donkey Sanctuary

Summer adventure at The Donkey Sanctuary

Visit The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth this summer for a donkey adventure, including the Around the World Trail and a fun interactive...

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.

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 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

26 July 2017. Ringmer, East Sussex
I Love Donkeys

Leeds 'I Love Donkeys' Donkey Interaction Experience

28 July 2017. The Donkey Sanctuary Leeds, Swan Lane, Eccup, Leeds LS16 8AZ