The Donkey Sanctuary supports projects and works with partners in the USA, Mexico, Peru, Brazil and the Caribbean.
Leading UK-based equine welfare charities have assembled in Brazil to provide hands on training for government officials from across the Americas on horse, donkey and mule welfare.
The power of social media has enabled The Donkey Sanctuary to help save a Mexican donkey in ‘jail’ without food and water.
The Donkey Sanctuary and Heifer International have signed an agreement aimed at improving the welfare of Mexican donkeys and mules working to produce the artisanal alcohol mezcal, while also maintaining income for their owners.
Gabriel was just one of over 700 donkeys destined for the skin trade and abandoned in a holding pen in Brazil. Following our recent emergency trip to the pen, we tell their story.
Emergency teams from The Donkey Sanctuary in Mexico and the UK were recently dispatched to care for 700 donkeys awaiting slaughter for their skins. On their visit, they were moved by Ana and Cavalheiro, two donkeys fighting for their lives.
Emergency teams from The Donkey Sanctuary were dispatched after a disturbing call for help. In a remote corner of Brazil, 700 donkeys had been corralled into a pen together with no food and only a stagnant water source to drink from.
For the first time, The Donkey Sanctuary and its Brazilian partners, formed as the National Donkey Taskforce, have significant evidence that the international trade in donkey skins is now reaching South America.
Following disturbing reports of donkeys enduring the most terrible suffering after being rounded up and transported long distances to the holding base of slaughterhouses in Brazil, a team from The Donkey Sanctuary went to investigate.
The Donkey Sanctuary celebrates big step in tackling donkey skin trade as the charity convinces eBay to ban ejiao products.