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The Donkey Sanctuary and its partners are warning of a potential disease epidemic in West Africa, as Nigeria declares an outbreak of Equine Influenza, a highly contagious disease that affects all equines.
The Donkey Sanctuary has won a Bronze award in the prestigious South West Tourism Excellence Awards within the ‘Large Attraction of the Year’ category at a ceremony held in Bristol on 7 February 2019.
The Donkey Sanctuary welcomed the Rt Hon Sir Hugo Swire to its international headquarters in Sidmouth last week, where he met the charity’s chief executive officer Mike Baker and was given a tour of the sanctuary.
Chainsaws and donkeys may not seem to be obvious companions, but staff and volunteers have been clearing rhododendron plants to ensure that Paccombe Farm near Sidmouth, Devon, remains a sanctuary for all types of wildlife.
Obama and Shorty are as different in character as two donkeys can be, but they have one thing in common - missing ears.
On Wednesday 9 January, The Donkey Sanctuary was involved in an RSPCA-led operation at a farm in Ripley, Surrey. RSPCA officers joined Surrey Police to execute a warrant at the site under the Animal Welfare Act. The operation saw the removal of 204 animals, including eight donkeys, 123 horses and 59 dogs, due to welfare concerns. The investigation is now ongoing so unfortunately, we cannot go into any further details at this time.
Two donkeys found with nothing to eat and drink but rotting carrots and maggot-infested water have been taken into the care of The Donkey Sanctuary.
A shocking new investigation has revealed that Kenya is acting as a trade hub for donkeys smuggled in across the borders of its neighbouring countries after its own donkey population has been run dry.
We collaborated with Pete’s Dragons, an Exmouth-based charity, to provide an unforgettable experience for local families bereaved by suicide.