Vital Information

27 October 1994
Dark brown

Cocoa is a sweet, calm donkey who is always putting others before himself. Now in his golden years he is enjoying life in the glorious Devon countryside. He spends his days with his special friend Hannah, always making sure she is safe and happy.

But Cocoa also knows how to have fun! When his friends are wearing their winter rugs Cocoa loves to try and pull them off.

Adopt this sweet, calm donkey today. Or do you know someone like Cocoa? Adopting him would be the perfect gift for your loved one.

Is Cocoa your perfect match?

Adopt him today


Adopt a donkey today

Become part of our donkeys’ lives forever for just £3 a month. By adopting a donkey for yourself or a loved one, you will be guaranteeing their future with us where they will never want for warmth, care or food. Your adoption will be helping us to reach more donkeys and mules in need worldwide.

Please allow 14 days for delivery, or print off the certificate in your purchase confirmation email as an instant gift.

If you are adopting a donkey as a gift, please note the pack will arrive in The Donkey Sanctuary branded packaging.

Why adopt a donkey?

Your ongoing support will reach out to donkeys around the world. It will buy food and medicine, pay for vets and farriers, and build shelters and hospitals. And, most importantly of all, it rescues helpless donkeys from hopeless situations. Adopt a donkey for yourself today or share the joy by giving the gift of a donkey adoption to a loved one. By adopting a donkey you are doing something amazing.

What's included?

Find your perfect match today and you or your loved one will receive a beautiful adoption pack.

Adoption pack

Adoption pack

Two gorgeous portraits of your donkey and their story.


A display frame for your portraits.


Four beautiful postcards to share.


Your adoption certificate.


Your keepsake membership card.


A guide to getting the most from your adoption.


Two updates on your donkey in spring and autumn.

Is Cocoa your perfect match?

Adopt him today