Projects funded by The Donkey Sanctuary allow us to utilise some of the best scientists and researchers working within other institutions.
We can use their knowledge, skills and technical expertise to further increase our understanding of the donkey.
Current research projects
Development and quantitative validation of improved sustainable donkey parasite control programmes (extension): Creation and comprehensive validation of a general monitoring and control system for donkey endoparasites. Matthew Denwood.
Protection from the elements: A comparative study of shelter use, hair density and heat loss in donkeys, horses and mules. Britta Osthaus, Leanne Proops.
Donkey welfare standards on milk/meat farms in Italy. Michela Minero.
Control of biting flies of donkeys using fly traps. Richard Wall, Charlotte Chivers.
Effects of donkey-assisted therapy on children with autism. Michelle Witham Jones.
Improving sarcoid management: an epidemiological and molecular approach. Lubna Nasir, Sarah Jones.