Keep up-to-date with all our latest news here in the UK and from projects around the world.
Nepal brick kilns workshop targets lasting change for donkeys
The Donkey Sanctuary has co-hosted a South Asia regional workshop in Nepal on animal welfare, child and bonded labour and the environment in brick kilns.
Committing to safeguarding Ethiopia's national donkey herd
Experts from Ethiopia and the UK gathered in Addis Ababa today (29 November) to discuss how to protect Ethiopia’s national donkey herd from the global trade in donkey skins.
'Donkeys Matter' at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019
The Donkey Sanctuary has been awarded an Artisan Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019, the name of which will be 'Donkeys Matter'.
Gold for The Donkey Sanctuary in tourism awards
The Donkey Sanctuary has won a gold award in the prestigious 2018 Devon Tourism Awards.
Donkey skin trade in the spotlight at European Parliament
For the first time, The Donkey Sanctuary presented members of the European Parliament with evidence of the growing donkey skin trade at a meeting in Strasbourg last week.
The Donkey Sanctuary to co-host forum with Ethiopian government
The Donkey Sanctuary and the Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture will co-host a forum on Thursday 29 November in Addis Ababa, where they will commit to safeguarding the country's national donkey herd.
The Donkey Sanctuary wins two Primary Times Awards
The Donkey Sanctuary has scooped two awards in the Primary Times 2018 Reader Star Awards, winning the Favourite Family Attraction (Half Day) and Free Local Family Event categories.
A future without fear
When a trio of mules came into our care earlier this year, they were terrified of human contact. To help them settle into life at the sanctuary, we've been providing them with specialist behavioural support.
Of mules and men
To mark the centenary of the end of World War I, we bring you a story of conflict, misunderstanding, trust, work and friendship. The story of the soldiers and their mules.
Channel 5 launches 'Help the Animals at Christmas'
Today Channel 5 officially announces Help the Animals at Christmas, a new live show on Friday 21 December. Channel 5 will be promoting the Help the Animals Appeal, raising funds for UK animal welfare charitable organisations and showcasing the work of five incredible UK animal charities, RSPCA, Scottish SPCA, Blue Cross, The Donkey Sanctuary and Wildlife Aid Foundation.