News from the Donkey Sanctuary

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 19:25
At 1:45 am, July 20, Flint was born at the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada. His mother, Diamond, is a quiet, gentle jennet who was one of four donkeys relinquished to the DSC in August 2013 after a life of substandard care; the DSC had been alerted to the...
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 17:37
Attention runners and walkers! Last year’s race was so successful (see this post about how much fun we had at paceforthedonkeys5k.com), we’re doing it again this year. Mark your calendars for PACE on September 28, and you’ll be happy to know about the...
Sunday, June 15, 2014 - 17:47
Welcome to Sabrina, Chico, and Sadie! The DSC opened its gates to these three donkeys recently and another three are coming soon. All the donkeys coming in this time around had good homes and loving owners who, for such reasons as declining health,...
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
May 10, plus new date May 17 (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 usual – with the trees, laneway, and...
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...