A warm welcome to five new donkeys.

In the summer of 2012, we welcomed five new donkeys to the Sanctuary. In late July, Austin and Bentley arrived, and in August 2012, Sophie, Joker and Kylie were welcomed. Since their arrival, all of these donkeys have become much more accustomed to the gentle care and handling that is part of the life-long care that each and every donkey and mule receives while under the protection of the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada. We are so pleased to see all of these new donkeys settle into their new lives here.

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In the image on the left, Austin and Bentley, and on the right you'll see Kylie, Sophie and Joker. We'll be inputting their bios and some individual portraits over the next day or so, so check back - and maybe you might even think about sponsoring one of them - for yourself, or, it's never too early to think about Christmas gift sponsorships!

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...