For more than 40 years, The Donkey Sanctuary has provided donkey assisted therapy to children in the UK and overseas, reflecting Dr Svendsen’s love of children and donkeys. Discover the emotional and physical impact this activity has had, and how the charity is building for stronger future impact.
Donkeys and mules are stoical and hardworking creatures and these traits are often taken advantage of. We reach out to those in greatest need through the provision of permanent refuge and veterinary services to alleviate their suffering. The amazing contribution donkeys and mules make to humanity is not always recognised.
80p out of every £1 goes directly on donkey welfare and care
Combining donkey welfare with improving and protecting habitats for wildlife
Dissemination of findings is a key part of our research programme