Donkey Time Blurtso Giveaway Competition

Donkey Time Blurtso Giveaway Competition

Blurtso the donkeyWelcome to the Donkey Time Blurtso Giveaway Competition!

Exclusive to Donkey Time! An exciting, one-time-only chance to win some very special prizes, courtesy of author, illustrator and creator of the adorable and philosophical webcomic character Blurtso the donkey, Alan Davison. Read more

These Ears Are Made for Listenin’

These Ears Are Made for Listenin’

donkey listening to guitar
Natalia and donkey Cometa Libera Photo: Deea Wolf www.nomaddeea.com

What makes a good listener? Empathy? Understanding? Making eye contact? Giving great advice?

According to many communication experts, the best listeners are those with the ability to just be quiet, not interrupt and concentrate fully on what someone is saying without getting distracted.

Donkeys are famous for their calm and steady nature and reluctance to do anything in a hurry. Anyone who spends time with donkeys will tell you what good listeners they are. From the knowing in those deep, brown eyes to the slow turning of those big, beautiful ears to face you. Read more

The Donkey Diet

The Donkey Diet

Donkeys Eating
Photo: Kendra Bond at Peace for Ponies

Ask ten donkey owners how they feed their donkeys and you’ll get ten different answers.

Some search for low sugar hay and dutifully test each new batch, while others just use whatever they can get hold of.

Some happily let their donkeys graze freely all year round, ignoring the cries of fellow donkey owners that all that grass could kill them. Yet, their donkeys are the picture of health.

One thing is clear: every owner, farm, pasture and paddock is different. And, of course, every donkey is different. So, let’s take a broad look at the donkey diet. Read more