News from the Donkey Sanctuary

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 20:35
Sun, fun and donkeys: The 2nd annual PACE for the Donkeys 5k drew over 300 participants to The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada on September 28th – including about 30 Donkey Dashers ages 2-9 as well as many friends and family members who cheered and clapped...
Friday, September 19, 2014 - 17:06
On Sunday, September 28, we will be open to the public as always but our gates won’t open until NOON that day, instead of our usual 10:00 am start time. We're sorry if this is an incovenience and hope it doesn't affect our visitors' plans too much. On the...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 00:36
Just in time for the school year: the About Donkeys educational package – designed to introduce donkeys to classes interested in sponsoring a donkey, as well as being a resource for those who have already sponsored a donkey and are looking for a...
Saturday, August 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...
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...
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...