Secure future for Happiness, the donkey
A young donkey who lived a free-roaming life in the New Forest National Park, now has a secure future after she was brought into our care.
Bella’s trip to the dentist
Older donkeys require a bit of extra care, particularly when it comes to their teeth. Read on to learn about Bella’s recent trip to the dentist and the teamwork that goes into keeping our resident donkey herd fit and healthy.
Starving donkeys thriving after Storm Dennis rescue
A group of starving donkeys, including a three-month old foal, were all in a poor state of health when we found them living in a waterlogged field strewn with barbed wire and broken glass.
Sanctuary from your sofa nominated in The Drum Awards for Social Media
Our popular live streamed event ‘Sanctuary from your sofa’ has received further recognition, this time in The Drum Social Buzz Awards.
Four pioneering tools to improve donkey welfare
We're always looking at new ways to help improve the welfare of the donkeys in our care and the millions more located across the globe.
Beach Boxes get new sand area
Our group of 11 Mediterranean miniature donkeys now have an area of sand to enjoy alongside their paddock.
Collaboration is key in the rescue of a group of donkeys
A group of neglected donkeys received a fresh start from The Donkey Sanctuary, ending a period of misery and pain at the hands of a neglectful owner.
The Donkey Sanctuary wins at UK Social Media Awards
Our innovative event, ‘Sanctuary From Your Sofa’, has scooped the award for Best Audience Engagement Campaign at the prestigious 2020 UK Social Media Awards.
Remembering Twiggy and Gem
We say a sad farewell to Twiggy and Gem, two of our much loved miniature donkeys.
The shared joys of enrichment
Mental wellbeing is of the utmost importance for every living creature. This #WorldMentalHealthDay, we reflect on the benefits of enriching your donkeys’ environment and explore how a focus on the welfare of your animals can have a positive impact on your own wellbeing.