Keep up-to-date with all our latest news here in the UK and from projects around the world.
The Donkey Sanctuary attends Animal Welfare Conference in Kenya
The Donkey Sanctuary attended the second Africa Animal Welfare Conference (AAW) in Nairobi, Kenya this week, the focus of which was ‘People, Animals and Planet: One Health, One Welfare.’
From Prison to Sanctuary
An update on Timmy and Tommy, rescued from their horrific ordeal and given a new life in our care, all thanks to your support.
Teamwork and Collaboration
The Donkey Sanctuary Ireland’s expertise was called upon when a donkey was found in severe pain, after being surrendered to an animal welfare organisation during a horse fair near Mallow, County Cork.
New equid assessment tool launched
The Donkey Sanctuary and World Horse Welfare have today launched the new Equid Assessment Research and Scoping (EARS) tool, which places cutting-edge technology at the centre of the charities’ research strategies.
Farewell to dear Moses
We're incredibly saddened to be sharing the news that Moses, one of our much-loved adoption donkeys in Birmingham, passed away on the evening of 30 August at the age of 23.
Positive talks with Mayor of Santorini
The Donkey Sanctuary and its partner, Greek Animal Welfare Fund/Animal Action Hellas (GAWF), held positive talks on 24 August with the Mayor of Santorini, Anastasios-Nikolaos Zorzos, who has pledged to improve the conditions for working equines on the Greek island.
Turbo and Jethro find a new family
Turbo and Jethro are two clever donkeys who needed a little extra attention to keep them content; our welfare team knew of a home where they’d fit right in.
Royal recognition for employee training
The Donkey Sanctuary has been commended by HRH The Princess Royal for its inspirational commitment to the learning and development of its staff for the second time.
Spanish sanctuary overwhelmed by rise in welfare cases
The team at our sanctuary in Spain has been overwhelmed in recent weeks by the number of abandonment cases being reported to them.