What should I do if I notice a donkey or mule in distress in my community?


As a sanctuary, the DSC has no legal authority in these kinds of situations. For any animal in distress including suspected neglect or abuse, please contact Ontario’s Provincial Animal Welfare Services team at 1-833-9-ANIMAL (1-833-936-4625) or your local police services.

One of your greatest powers as a donkey advocate is to spread the word about their unique needs of care with others so please also always feel free to pass on our resources to those in need, if appropriate.




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