Keep up-to-date with all our latest news here in the UK and from projects around the world.
The Donkey Sanctuary Ethiopia saves injured donkey
A donkey named Tinishi (little one) was left in urgent need of treatment after being injured by a long-horned cow. Luckily, staff were on hand to operate swiftly and enable her recovery.
Collaboration with cruise giant to protect Santorini’s donkeys
Following a public outcry about overweight tourists using donkey taxis, CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association) is backing The Donkey Sanctuary’s new campaign to protect working donkeys and mules in holiday hotspots such as Santorini.
Rescue of Mary, Moll, Benji and Jack is bittersweet
Four donkeys were brought into the care of The Donkey Sanctuary after their owner called for our assistance. Sadly, the call for help came too late for all of the donkeys to be recovered successfully.
A novel approach to internal parasite control in donkeys
Results from a collaborative project between The Donkey Sanctuary and several leading research institutions offer a new way of ‘best practice’ for the control of small strongyles and other internal parasites in equids.
Charity coalition unite to tackle global working equid welfare
The International Coalition of Working Equids (ICWE), made up of Brooke, The Donkey Sanctuary, SPANA and World Horse Welfare, came together for a workshop as part of the 7th Pan Commonwealth Veterinary Conference held in Bangalore, India.
Donkeys benefit from 'mental health' enrichment at hospital
Donkeys at The Donkey Sanctuary’s hospital have recently benefitted from a wealth of individually tailored enrichment activities designed to boost their mental wellbeing.
Broken promises lead to suffering for Bernabe at Peropalo festival
Our Spanish team - El Refugio del Burrito - were dismayed to witness the abuse of a donkey today (5 March 2019) at the annual Peropalo festival, despite promises made by regional government.
Carbon offsetting helps donkeys and the environment
The Donkey Sanctuary is taking steps to offset its air travel carbon emissions by supporting CO2-balancing projects in Africa.
Three donkeys rescued in remote Welsh hills
When a member of the public contacted us with concerns for the welfare of three donkeys in rural Wales, The Donkey Sanctuary joined forces with the RSPCA and World Horse Welfare to bring them to safety.