News from the Donkey Sanctuary

Friday, April 8, 2016 - 14:05
In the 2016 season, we’ll be open on Sundays 10 am to 3 pm, May 1 until October 30. We’ll also be open on Wednesdays In July and August (10 am to 3 pm). When you visit, you can look forward to meeting many of our resident 90 donkeys and mules, you can...
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 13:59
Book a private tour of the Sanctuary - perfect for groups large and small - to learn about the history of the DSC, the work we do with the animals and the special nature of donkeys. A guide will greet you upon your arrival, and accompany you...
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 13:02
We look forward to meeting you! But first, we’d like to mention right up front a couple of things we have learned need to be made clear before you visit:  strollers/car seats/infant carriers/wagons are not permitted in areas where the donkeys are...
Monday, January 25, 2016 - 19:59
Many thanks to our donors, volunteers and staff. You have made it possible, recently, for us to satisfy continuing appeals for assistance. We now have over 80 donkeys and mules on site and we anticipate that more requests for intake will be received. We...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 19:18
The DSC will be open to the public from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on the first four Sundays before Christmas: Sunday, November 29Sunday, December 6, 13, 20 It’s a beautiful, festive, fuzzy (donkeys in winter coats) time 
of year!
Friday, October 23, 2015 - 17:31
We are experiencing ongoing technical difficulty with our phone service at present (for the number: 519-836-1697). We are not yet sure when this line, our only office line, can be restored. Soon we hope! We are so sorry for the inconvenience. We are able...
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 14:40
Our 3rd annual PACE for the donkeys 5k trail run/walk was a spectacular day of sun, happy people, and curious donkeys. Nearly 200 people participated in the big people race or the 100 metre Donkey Dash – and raised good money for the donkeys. 80 of our...
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 21:00
We have welcomed many new donkeys to the DSC this spring and summer. For example, after Storybook Gardens, a family park in London, Ontario, lost its animal barn to fire this past year, it was decided that the barn should not be rebuilt. The City of...