Keep up-to-date with all our latest news here in the UK and from projects around the world.
Chair of Trustees appointed CBE
The Donkey Sanctuary’s Chair of Trustees, Professor Stuart Reid, has been appointed Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE) for his contributions to the veterinary profession and higher education.
Experiencing the donkey bond
Meet Rebekah. She is 26-years-old and has been with The Donkey Sanctuary since March 2018 on work experience.
Charity heads to Appleby Horse Fair
The Donkey Sanctuary is sending a team of seven to Appleby Horse Fair, the annual traveller event which starts in Cumbria on Thursday.
Volunteers' Week 2018
This Volunteers' Week (1-7 June), The Donkey Sanctuary is celebrating the amazing people who give us the gift of time.
Progress and problems in Spain
Staff at The Donkey Sanctuary in Spain know they still have work to do despite seeing a significant improvement in animal welfare at El Rocio, Spain’s biggest equine pilgrimage.
Equine welfare agreement
The International Coalition for Animal Welfare (ICFAW) is pleased to announce the adoption by OIE Member Countries of a cooperation agreement between the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and ICFAW in Paris last week.
Mules making progress
Three rescued mules have arrived at The Donkey Sanctuary with their pony friend.
Protecting mules and donkeys
This month The Donkey Sanctuary will be attending Spain’s biggest pilgrimage festival, El Rocío.