Learn more about donkeys and the DSC

Catch up on all our Sanctuary updates including education, news & events and rescue and rehabilitation. Make sure you don’t miss a thing!
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Education

Other Helpful Resources

Looking for something else? We know where to find the answers! Below is a list of other organizations, links and websites that donkey owners and

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Glossary of Terms

Do you know how to speak donkey yet? Take a moment to farm-iliarize yourself with these key words to help guide you in your journey

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Events

Other Helpful Resources

Looking for something else? We know where to find the answers! Below is a list of other organizations, links and websites that donkey owners and

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Glossary of Terms

Do you know how to speak donkey yet? Take a moment to farm-iliarize yourself with these key words to help guide you in your journey

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DSC in the news

Other Helpful Resources

Looking for something else? We know where to find the answers! Below is a list of other organizations, links and websites that donkey owners and

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Glossary of Terms

Do you know how to speak donkey yet? Take a moment to farm-iliarize yourself with these key words to help guide you in your journey

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Rescue & Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Regardless of which reasons our residents come to us because of, virtually all of them require some form of rehabilitation.    This can be short-

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Our Admission Process

While we may all hope to be able to keep our four-legged loved ones for forever, a donkeys long lifespan and unique needs of care

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What is a Sanctuary?

An animal sanctuary is place where vulnerable animals can go to live out the remainder of their lives in peace. Though we encourage visitors to

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All Posts

Other Helpful Resources

Looking for something else? We know where to find the answers! Below is a list of other organizations, links and websites that donkey owners and

Read More »

Glossary of Terms

Do you know how to speak donkey yet? Take a moment to farm-iliarize yourself with these key words to help guide you in your journey

Read More »

Our Capital Campaign

Help build a better future for donkeys

Our plan is to build a $2.5 million, incredible new facility to support the specialized training and medical care that donkeys need.

Visit us

Come and visit the donkeys and mules in Sanctuary.

Whether you choose a visit on an Open Day or prefer to book a private, expert-guided tour, be prepared to be charmed by these gentle animals. You will learn how we care for the animals, discover the donkeys’ personalities, the dynamics of the different groupings and get all your questions about donkeys answered by our incredible staff and volunteers.

Donate

To achieve our mission, we rely on the generous support of individuals like you, who share our commitment to donkeys. Your donations could help rescue a donkey who is experiencing neglect, a mule who has never felt a gentle human hand, or teach equine caretakers the difference between a donkey and a horse so they can help donkeys thrive in different environments.

In appreciation for your support, donors receive a discount to our Open Days!
Please email info@thedonkeysanctuary.ca
for more information.