Keep up-to-date with all our latest news here in the UK and from projects around the world.
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.
Welfare training delivered to officials from across the Americas
Leading UK-based equine welfare charities have assembled in Brazil to provide hands on training for government officials from across the Americas on horse, donkey and mule welfare.
Release for 'jailed' donkey, Mexico
The power of social media has enabled The Donkey Sanctuary to help save a Mexican donkey in ‘jail’ without food and water.
Emergency food delivered to Antigua donkeys in drought
A sanctuary in Antigua was hit with crisis when a lengthy drought destroyed the fodder grazed on by its donkeys. Thankfully, The Donkey Sanctuary has provided a shipment of food for the donkeys in need.
Africa Animal Welfare Conference issues warning over skin trade
The Donkey Sanctuary has called for an immediate halt to the trade in donkey skins at the third annual Africa Animal Welfare Conference in Ethiopia.
Samuna and her donkeys at the heart of a community
In Harabafta Village, Ethiopia, Samuna’s three donkeys play a pivotal role in supporting her family. The lives of the people, along with their herd of livestock, depend on the hardworking donkeys to fetch water.
Relief for desperate donkeys in Indian floods
When devastating floods hit Maharashtra State in India, thousands of donkeys were left in need of emergency care. Thankfully, The Donkey Sanctuary has funded a local charity to provide support to the disaster-stricken donkeys.
5 reasons to be more donkey
Donkeys are often painted as stubborn, slow and dull - something that we at The Donkey Sanctuary know for a fact is untrue. These five donkey facts show that we could all do with being a little more like our four-legged friends.