We've just like to introduce you all to "Prentice" - our new arrival at the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary today...
Oh, this is exciting! Who would like to attend a Donkey Cricket Match? On Friday 20th July 2018 at 6pm, there will be a special cricket match at Ventnor Cricket Club, to help raise funds for the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. The match will be between a Jimbob XI vs Trevor Xi - Jimbob [...]
Mini Donkey Day! Bring your mini to the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary on Sunday 15th July and receive a free coffee in our cafe. Also, our miniature donkeys will be on display, so everyone is welcome to meet them and say hello. The Isle of Wight Mini Owners Club will be joining us [...]
Yes, it's Adoption Week! From Monday 9th July - 15th July 2018, we'll be featuring as many donkeys as possible in LIVE videos every day. Just pop along to our Facebook page to view the videos. Here is the running order for the week: Mon 9th: The Girls Herd Tues 10th: The Boys Herd [...]
The Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary will be represented at Shipwreck Isle, on Appley Beach tomorrow (Sun 8th July 2018). We're looking forward to meeting everyone. Our Charity Manager and recent heroine SkyDiver Carol will be there too with the donkeys to meet and greet everyone. Ee-aww! Garrrrrrr!
We would like you to all be aware that one of our two oldest donkeys, George, is sadly dealing with advanced liver disease. We have had a series of blood tests done on him, he is on a course of steroids and we are of course giving him lots of care and affection. We [...]
9th - 15th July: ADOPTION WEEK! "Adoption Week" will soon be upon us. We wanted to let you know David and Bridget will be filming LIVE video directly from the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary, showing you as many of our donkeys as possible. Preparations for the special week are going on [...]
Today we lost our much-loved donkey Tim (please note, not Timothy) Tim belonged to our main boy's herd, but in the last 10 days, we have been especially worried about him. He had become very ill, we could not get any food into him and various tests suggested the likely existence of a tumour. [...]
Angel and Twinkle arrived at the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary today from Happy Endings Rescue in Kent. One of their owners had passed away, and they were left in the caring hands of Happy Endings, which is primarily a rescue for small animals. They contacted us because they had visited the island, had [...]
Dad's Day with the Donkeys! If you are looking to do something different for Father's Day, and help a local charity at the same time, try booking a ‘Groom and Trek’ package at the Isle of Wight Donkey Sanctuary. Dad will get the chance to care for one of the Sanctuary’s Mini-Shetland Ponies (Ant [...]