Donkey News 2020

Guardian Kenya
Kenya bans commercial slaughter of donkeys

Donkey News 2020 

A very special miniature therapy donkey in New Mexico, a donkey arrested for gambling in Pakistan, a new guide on donkey hoof science, Arnold Schwarzenegger in lockdown with his donkey Lulu, remembering a donkey war hero, and more… 

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Ruth Bourgeois and Bindy, Equine Spirit Sanctuary, New Mexico

A Special Little Donkey The Taos News 26 Nov 2020. Bindy was a very special miniature therapy donkey and principal resident of Equine Spirit Sanctuary in New Mexico. A book about his life is now available on Amazon, with proceeds going to the sanctuary’s Read to the Donkeys therapy programme.  

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Donkey released after Pakistan police swoop on gambling race (photo: Farooq Sindhu)

Donkey released after Pakistan police swoop on gambling race 

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Co Down little-donkey therapy story was balm for the soul

Co Down little-donkey therapy story was balm for the soul Nuala McCann, The Irish News, 8 June 2020. Nuala McCann looks back on donkey stories from her childhood and gets comfort during Lockdown.

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Three-dimensional computed tomography scan of the carpal joint. (Radiographic and Computed Tomographic Anatomy of the Donkey Carpus)

New guide puts spotlight on donkey hoof care and lameness Horsetalk.nz, 15 May 2020. A new resource guide to the latest peer-reviewed articles and theses on donkey hoof science and lameness studies has been made available online for free.

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Peterborough remembers bravery of Jimmy the donkey

Peterborough remembers bravery of Jimmy the donkey Peterborough Telegraph, 13 May 2020 (Copyright: JPI Media Ltd Resell). A small gathering to remember Jimmy the donkey, who helped supply ammunition to British soldiers in the First World War, and carried away the wounded.  

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Arnold Schwarzenegger and his donkey
Arnold Schwarzenegger and his donkey urge fans to stay home

As celebrities issue their own coronavirus PSAs, Arnold Schwarzenegger and his donkey urge fans to stay home Toyin Owoseje, CNN Entertainment, 16 March 2020. Arnold Schwarzenegger with Whiskey the pony and Lulu the donkey. 

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Guardian Kenya
Kenya bans commercial slaughter of donkeys

Kenya bans commercial slaughter of donkeys, BBC News, 25 February 2020. Abattoirs in Kenya will be banned from slaughtering donkeys from next month, the agriculture minister has said. WARNING: CONTAINS UPSETTING SCENES.

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Donkey rescue operation after Joey makes an ass of himself becoming a stick-in-the-mud

Donkey rescue operation after Joey makes an ass of himself becoming a stick-in-the-mud Alan Thompson, Leicestershire Live 25 January 2020. Joey the donkey got himself well and truly stuck in the mud in Leicestershire. It took a team of firefighters to get him out! 

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