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Honeybee and her foal Lockie, born at The Donkey Sanctuary

Donkey born during lockdown has been named ‘Lockie’

A handsome foal born at our sanctuary on Easter Monday during the COVID-19 lockdown has been named Lockie.

Donkeys return to the fields in April

A return to the fields

Recent sunny and dry weather allowed our donkeys and mules to return to their paddocks to enjoy warm weather.

Donkey Welfare Adviser, Joe with Orlaith Jane and Bella

Covid-19 advice for donkey owners

We are still here for donkey owners or Donkey Guardian worried about caring for their animals during the Covid-19 outbreak.

A welly boot can be used an an enrichment toy

Environment enrichment

Looking after the mental well-being of our donkeys and mules is very important as it can affect their physical health and behaviour.

Catch me if you can

A spring run out

Dry weather ensured that some of our donkeys enjoyed a run in the fields last week.

The Good Samaritan Sanctuary, Australia was hit by drought earlier this year

Aid for Australian donkeys

The Donkey Sanctuary Worldwide made a one off £10,000 donation to help an Australian donkey sanctuary earlier this year.