News from the Donkey Sanctuary

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 16:02
It won’t be long before the donkeys and mules begin to feel the buzz as we prepare their home for Donkey Day festivities. On Sunday June 8th, we expect our 75 resident equines will welcome over 2,600 visitors to their home. As the number of Donkey Day...
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 15:55
This year's volunteer days are: Saturday May 3 & Saturday May 10; 10 am to 3 pm. There’s always a lot to do to get the Sanctuary Farm ready for Open Days, every Wednesday and Sunday May through October. This year, winter played even more havoc than...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 16:36
Last summer, Katharin and Terri travelled to Newfoundland to participate in the filming of an episode of the Discovery Channel's 'Save My Pet' television series. The episode features the story of Dixie; a donkey that arrived at the sanctuary in 2012. Part...
Friday, December 27, 2013 - 15:50
You, our donors, are loyal and generous to a fault. We are able to provide a forever home to these gentle, sensitive equines in need because of your gifts. We are so grateful. Thank you for your donations, sponsorships, special notes and letters, and for...
Monday, December 23, 2013 - 16:16
The power is back on at the Sanctuary and all is as well as it can be. All the donkeys and people are safe. We've had many trees down - thankfully none fell on barns or house. Many, many thanks to two of our incredible animal care staff in particular -...
Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 13:22
DUE TO THE ICE STORM, THE DSC IS CLOSED TODAY. We are without power and there is a great deal of ice everywhere. RE: Sponsorship Packages - if you were planning to pick yours up today, please call tomorrow (Monday) and we will do our best to get yours to...
Monday, November 11, 2013 - 15:43
Christmas sponsorship deadline is December 15th! (Several days earlier if you want your gift mailed outside province or country to arrive in time for Christmas.) Sponsoring a donkey (or a mule or a hinny) for someone special at Christmas is a beautiful...