Adopting a donkey is the gift that keeps on giving.
A-Z of adoption donkeys - part one
Whether you adopt Alfie, Bonnie or Cisco, our adoption donkeys have had a very busy year. Read a Christmas message related to each adoption donkey.
A-Z of adoption donkeys - part two
Whether you adopt Hannah, Jimmy or Oscar, our adoption donkeys have had a very busy year. Click to read a Christmas message related to each adoption donkey.
Donkey feeding at Christmas
Food is an important part of Christmas time for many people, and we get a lot of questions this time of year about what our donkeys will be enjoying over the festive period too.
Caring for our donkeys this Christmas
When you adopt a donkey you are supporting us to be there for your donkey and their friends, giving them the best care day and night, whatever the weather.
Ashley overcame terrific extraordinary odds to become the happy donkey he is today. Read Ashley's story and adopt him for a loved one this Christmas.
Carols by Candlelight
The 45 minute Christmas carol service will begin at 5pm in New Barn and we will bring it to you right here with the webcam where we will be turning the sound on for one day only.
Zena was born right here at the sanctuary in Sidmouth, and we have been proud to watch her grow and develop into a happy, healthy donkey full of character. But her start in life was much more of a challenge.
Christmas traditions at the sanctuary
At this time of year, one tradition still going strong is that of giving each donkey at the sanctuary’s Slade House Farm a Christmas carrot. Watch the video of the donkeys getting their carrots.