ABOUT DONKEY TIME

Donkey Time

Donkey news and special features • Advice on training and care • Donkey vets, farriers and dentists • Donkey books, gifts and equipment • Listings for donkey hire, donkey therapy, donkey trekking and places to visit with donkeys around the world…

A hub of information for donkey fans everywhere!

“A great place to be for all donkey people.”

Charlie the Donkey

Check out the donkeys making the headlines in:

DONKEY NEWS

Browse the DONKEY INFO pages for:

FUN FACTS & INFORMATION ABOUT DONKEYS

DONKEY TRAINING

DONKEY CARE

DONKEY CARE Q&A

“I’ve learned a lot about donkeys through your blog.”

Donkey Therapy

Under RESOURCES, you’ll find links to:

DONKEY ORGANISATIONS

DONKEY WEBSITES & BLOGS

DONKEY COURSES

“You have created a very comprehensive listing which is so useful to those of us working in donkey welfare.”

Redwings Donkey Sanctuary

The VISIT DONKEYS pages are full of wonderful places to visit donkeys, from donkey sanctuaries and rescue centres to farms and nature reserves. 

Donkey Trekking in Europe

Planning a vacation? You can go DONKEY TREKKING for an afternoon, a week or a month! 

Mediation Animale
Les Ânes de Min Guen, Côtes d’Armor

DONKEY THERAPY has enormous benefits for children with disabilities, the poorly, the elderly and those feeling vulnerable or suffering from emotional difficulties. 

donkey hire
Ligéri’âne, Maine-et-Loire

Under DONKEY HIRE find donkeys available for parties, weddings, visits to schools, care homes and special needs establishments, walking days, carriage driving, film & TV work and corporate events. 

Donkey Painting by Mark Whittaker
Donkey Painting by Mark Whittaker

Check out the SHOPPING pages for:

DONKEY BOOKS & DVDs

DONKEY BOOKS FOR CHILDREN

DONKEY GIFTS

DONKEY EQUIPMENT

DONKEY FEED

NATURAL REMEDIES FOR DONKEYS 

Amy Swift, Animal Writer

Heaven to me is standing in a field full of donkeys. These wise, old creatures are gentle, sociable and inquisitive. Hardy and nimble, donkeys still provide a lifeline for millions of families in parts of Europe, Asia, Africa and South America, carrying essential materials and provisions, often working for long hours in high temperatures.

Donkeys possess deeply therapeutic qualities, acting as a calming influence on other animals and providing endless comfort to people. Time spent with donkeys is different. The world slows down. Donkeys have the ability to simply be.

“To me they are the most beautiful, and the most underrated, animals in the world…” Dr Elisabeth Svendsen, MBE and founder of The Donkey Sanctuary (1930-2011)

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Copyright 2015 Amy Swift

9 thoughts on “ABOUT DONKEY TIME

  1. So great to find you. I am a holistic nutritionist with an unwell hand reared donkey goal. Do you have an email to contact you on or are you available for consultation? Would appreciate your help so much!! Marissa

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  2. Hi Amy, just came across Donkey Time. It seems an extraordinarily rich source of information about donkeys around the world. Congratulations on all your work! Eseltjiesrus in South Africa once had a database of donkey sanctuaries around the world – I wonder if they have shared that with you – perhaps you have them all listed in your blogs already. Best wishes, Stephen

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