welcome to

The Donkey Sanctuary
of Canada


The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada rescues and rehabilitates donkeys, mules and hinnies who have been neglected, abused or otherwise need Sanctuary. We also provide resources and education to the public and the equine world about the unique traits and needs of donkeys and donkey-hybrids.



The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada 2023 Annual General Meeting


Date: Thursday, May 30, 2024 at 7pm (EDT)
Location:  The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada
6981 Concession 4, Puslinch

Attendance In-person or virtual
We kindly ask that you notify us of your intention to attend info@thedonkeysanctuary.ca or 519-836-1697


Annual Passes Now Available for Open Days!


We’re thrilled to introduce our brand new Annual Pass program , giving you unlimited access to our Open Days for a whole year! Whether you’re a dedicated donkey enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a peaceful escape in the company of gentle souls, our Annual Pass is your key to countless heartwarming encounters and unforgettable moments.

Here’s everything you need to know about our Annual Pass:

Unlimited Access: With your Annual Pass, you can walk in on any Open Day without the need for pre-booking tickets. Simply present your pass at the entrance and step into a world of tranquility and joy, surrounded by our donkeys and scenic landscapes.

Exclusive Benefits: As a Pass Holder, you’ll enjoy other exclusive perks, including a 10% discount on all in-person shopping at our Boutique. Treat yourself to unique gifts, souvenirs, and mementos to commemorate your visits and support our mission to care for donkeys in need.

Multiple Visits: Feel free to visit us multiple times on Open Days throughout the season, for the duration of your Pass validity (1year from the date of purchase). Whether you’re a frequent visitor or planning occasional outings with family and friends, your Pass ensures you’ll always have a warm welcome waiting for you at the Sanctuary.

Join us for Open Days and experience the magic of these gentle animals firsthand!

Tickets and Annual Passes

Donkeys Monterey and Colby smiling
Monterey and Colby

Sponsor a Donkey

Sponsor a donkey or mule and support their recovery and ongoing care. By sponsoring a donkey/mule/hinny, you become a vital in supporting their medical recovery and behavioral rehabilitation in helping them trust people again.  Sponsorships are $75 annually or $10 per month.

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Volunteer with us

Volunteer with the DSC in various capacities and help change the lives of all our resident donkeys, mules and hinnies. You will be rewarded with a bond with these forgotten equines that is unlike any other.

Find out how


Join us for a Community Work Day on April 27, 2024 

Mark your calendars for April 27th because we’re hosting a Community Work Day at the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada and want YOU to join us!
Get ready for a day filled with fresh air and fun! We’ll tackle some much-needed outside farm chores to get the DSC all spruced up for spring. From snow fence removal to trail maintenance and general cleaning, there’s something for everyone to help with!
Remember to dress for the weather because we’ll be working rain or shine. And don’t worry if you’ve never volunteered with us—we welcome all skill levels.
To RSVP, simply drop us an email at volunteer@thedonkeysanctuary.ca to let us know you’re coming so we can plan accordingly.
Can’t wait to see you here!