There are no two ways about it, donkeys bring us joy. The calm and understanding nature of these humble and affectionate animals is a wonderful, and strangely powerful thing. Read more
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
Celebrating those who work in donkey rescue and donkey welfare, those who provide donkey therapy for people in need, and all those who give donkeys a loving home around the world. Read more
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
African Wild Asses were first domesticated in Egypt around 4000 BC. As the only riding, pack and draught animal available they played a vital role in the expansion of trade throughout Africa and Asia. Read more