Keep up-to-date with all our latest news here in the UK and from projects around the world.
Donkeys and wellbeing
Volunteer Ross Hill gives a personal account of how donkeys improve human health and happiness, and unveils her ‘Donkey Five Ways to Wellbeing’.
Adorable donkeys get a roof over their heads
A loveable pair of donkeys called Coco and Will are two of the newest arrivals to The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth after the charity stepped in to help a struggling owner who couldn’t put a roof over their heads.
Four foal friends' brighter future
Four adorable but unwanted donkey foals have landed on their hooves in their new home at The Donkey Sanctuary in Devon.
Sanctuary takes in five donkeys when they needed it most
Ensuring the health and happiness of every donkey in the UK doesn’t just mean being there for donkeys when their welfare is compromised.
Charity disappointed by 'backwards step' for donkeys
The Donkey Sanctuary has expressed disappointment at the news that China is reducing the import tax on donkey skins for use in traditional medicine.
Welcoming Government's animal welfare bill
The Donkey Sanctuary has welcomed the news that the Government is publishing a new animal welfare bill to increase sentences for animal cruelty and recognise animal sentience in domestic law.
Urgent food appeal for donkeys in Tanzania
2,500 malnourished donkeys in Tanzania urgently need your help. Despite signs of the rains returning soon, the donkeys do not have enough food as plants are not growing.
Refuge for Faith, Hope and Charity this Christmas
Three female donkeys neglected and abandoned in North Belfast have been taken into the care of The Donkey Sanctuary in Ireland.
Donkey 'therapy' offers support to young cancer patients
A pair of young cancer survivors gained support with their emotional growth from an unlikely source - donkeys.