New Covid-19 Equine Rescues Emergency Fund announced
The Petplan Charitable Trust (PPCT) has joined together with World Horse Welfare and the National Equine Welfare Council (NEWC) to create a Covid-19 Equine Rescues Emergency Fund.
Donkey foal born during lockdown
A handsome foal born at our sanctuary in Ireland during the COVID-19 lockdown has been appropriately named Lockie.
The mules and men of World War Two – VE Day 2020
As millions of people prepare to honour the fallen heroes of World War Two this coming VE Day, we remember the thousands of mules who provided invaluable support to the soldiers who fought for our freedom.
Urgent action to halt African Horse Sickness in Thailand
The International Coalition of Working Equids (ICWE) has responded to an outbreak of African Horse Sickness in Thailand by offering support for working equids and their owners.
Giving rescued donkeys a safe and loving home for life
Six donkeys from Worcestershire who were severely underweight and suffering from overgrown hooves have been rescued by The Donkey Sanctuary.
Suspected sarcoid means urgent treatment for Snowy
During this very difficult time our staff are still providing all the love and care to our donkeys and mules, ensuring they are kept healthy and well, while trying to keep a normal routine. For eight-year-old Snowy, urgent hospital treatment was needed to remove a suspected sarcoid which was growing close to one of his eyes.
Joining United Nations’ Mountain Partnership
The Donkey Sanctuary is the first equine charity to be accepted into the United Nations’ Mountain Partnership, part of the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation.
Team work gives Jonty something to smile about
During these challenging times, team work is as important as it’s ever been to ensure our donkeys and mules receive the highest level of care.
Pastures new for rehomed donkeys
Innis and Jay-Jay, two donkeys from The Donkey Sanctuary in Ivybridge have just become the first duo from the centre to start a happy new life in a Donkey Guardian home.