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.


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, 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...