Keep up-to-date with all our latest news here in the UK and from projects around the world.
Eli the donkeys finds bliss in retirement
After ten years with us at The Donkey Sanctuary, where he partook in our Donkey-Assisted Therapy scheme, gentle Eli is putting his hooves up in his new retirement home.
World Food Day 2019: donkeys provide lifeline for !nara fruit farmers
This World Food Day we are looking to donkeys like Diamond - who are loved and cherished by farmers in some of the most barren areas of Namibia.
Donkeys give care back to mental health workers
Recently, the donkeys at our Leeds Donkey-Assisted Therapy centre made connections with some humans who themselves make an enormous impact on the lives of people with mental health conditions. This #WorldMentalHealthDay, we are celebrating the wonderful work done by mental health carers.
The adventures of Dougal and Hamish: rehoming and roaming
When donkeys come into our care, we promise them sanctuary for life – no matter what their backstory. But through our Rehoming Scheme we endeavour to find them forever homes with loving families who have offered to rehome a donkey.
Donkey abandoned at Irish horse fair finds sanctuary
After Irish police voiced their concerns for an abandoned donkey at Tallow Horse Fair, Co. Waterford, The Donkey Sanctuary were able to give the young gelding a brand new start.
Brunch alongside our Sidmouth donkey herd on Sundays
Although dining with donkeys may be an unusual way to spend a Sunday, our delicious new brunch menu in Sidmouth will ensure that a trip to The Donkey Sanctuary won't mean biting off more than you can chew.
Life no longer overcast for sanctuary's own 'Lorenzo'
Meet The Donkey Sanctuary's 'Lorenzo'. In spite of the recent storm sharing his name, emergency surgery ensured that this young donkey has nothing to be 'doom-and-gloom' about.
Donkey Sanctuary Summer Raffle 2019 results
We are delighted to announce the winning ticket numbers for our Summer 2019 Raffle, which was drawn on Monday 16 September by Lisa McCormack, Head of Fundraising.
Meet The Donkey Sanctuary's 'Supernanny'
Every donkey has their own quirky character, so keeping the peace among the 230-strong herd here in Sidmouth is no mean feat. Thankfully, we have our own 'Donkey Supernanny' on hand to keep the herd happy.