Keep up-to-date with all our latest news here in the UK and from projects around the world.
Safeguarding of animal welfare post-Brexit
The Donkey Sanctuary has welcomed the news that the European Parliament has today approved a Resolution that prevents deregulation in animal welfare post-Brexit.
Buzz and friends get a fresh start
Nine donkeys have been brought into the care of The Donkey Sanctuary after a commercial operator from North East England failed to make adequate improvements to their welfare.
Donkey sent on Afghanistan suicide mission
The Donkey Sanctuary has spoken out after armed opposition terrorists loaded a donkey with bombs and sent it on a suicide mission against a security target in Afghanistan.
Life animal ban for man who neglected donkeys
A man from Leeds has been disqualified from keeping animals for life after being convicted of three offences against two donkeys in his care.
Concern for tiny Cyprus donkey
Staff at The Donkey Sanctuary in Cyprus have welcomed a new arrival – Pip Squeak, a young and very tiny donkey who was in need of our help.
Sanctuary rescues 16 neglected donkeys in Ireland
Sixteen neglected donkeys who were abandoned in a field to survive on puddle water and tree bark have been rescued by The Donkey Sanctuary in Ireland.
Equine ban for man who failed to meet the needs of two donkeys
A man from Ripon, North Yorkshire has been disqualified from keeping equines for five years after failing to meet the needs of two donkeys whose hooves were very overgrown, in a prosecution case brought by the RSPCA.
Ejiao 'not worth buying' say Chinese health officials
The Donkey Sanctuary has welcomed advice from China's official National Health and Family Planning Commission that ejiao is "not worth buying."
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’.