Since 1969, The Donkey Sanctuary has provided permanent refuge to 12,974 donkeys in the UK, Ireland and other parts of Europe.
The Donkey Sanctuary is currently responsible for the permanent care of approximately 4,688 donkeys in the UK, Ireland and other parts of Europe.
- United Kingdom - 2,278 on 8 farms in Devon, Dorset and Derbyshire and 1,140 in private foster homes.
- Ireland - 378 on two farms in County Cork, Ireland and 480 in private foster homes.
- Europe - 412 on farms in Cyprus, Italy and Spain and at temporary holding bases in Romania, Portugal, Greece and France.
The Donkey Sanctuary provided 322,800 free treatments to working donkeys and mules in Kenya, Ethiopia, Mexico, Egypt and India in 2007.
The Donkey Sanctuary employs 400 staff worldwide.