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Latest News

Overgrown hooves

Court hands ban to neglectful donkey owner

A man who failed to trim his donkeys’ overgrown hooves has been disqualified from keeping equines for five years, after handing over his...

Donkey on runway

Helping Barbuda's donkeys as Irma raises the bar

The Donkey Sanctuary dispatched a team to Barbuda to ensure the welfare of the island’s feral donkeys in the wake of Hurricane Irma,...

Goodbye Gareth

Goodbye to Gareth - King of the Herd

I need to let you all know that we have had to make the most heartbreaking of decisions for mini adoption donkey, Gareth, gently putting...

Forthcoming events

Children carving pumpkins during Autumn half-term

Autumn Treats and a Tricky Trail

14 October 2017 to 31 October 2017. Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

21 October 2017. Eccup, Leeds
Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

Stage 1: Introduction to Donkey Care

21 October 2017. Carluke, South Lanarkshire