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Heart to Heart with Donkeys

Lisa's shows her beautiful face now minus the swelling and pain.


May 4, 2020

The Covid 19 Combat Classic ‘The Show must go on!’ was the statement that encouraged  the 2020, once-in-every-four-years,  Donkey Olympics Championship Show. The 2020 show had to be virtual. Entries were selected from trials for preparation, presentation and performance, along with the Tiddly-Winx mini class, and handicap class for disabled  ‘heart-of-gold’ donkeys.The judging-draw was honest and fair…

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Merry Christmas From Donkey Welfare

December 20, 2019

WE WISH ALL SUPPORTERS A VERY MERRY AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR. THANKS for helping us care for hundreds of donkeys in need. Stay with the cause in 2020.  

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NSW Fires Update

December 20, 2019

Donkey Welfare was involved in the evacuation of many privately owned animals during the catastrophic time so close to our own at The Heartland. The blanket of smoke did not prevent a convoy of floats collecting and relocating donkeys, horses, dogs, pigs and geese to safety. Sadly one old donkey was not able to be…

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14/15 March 2020

December 10, 2019

Because………DONKEYS MATTER Saturday 14th and Sunday the 15th of March 2020 A weekend of information, advice and assistance for donkey owners, prospective owners and enthusiasts. This will be a rare educational and social opportunity not to be missed. All your donkey questions answered. Day 1 – Saturday the 14th of March 2020 Special guest speaker…

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July 30, 2019

The winner of the pet portrait raffle is Letitia Ford at Quorrobolong NSW. Letitia is delighted and looking forward to her pet’s pastel portrait to hang in her home. Artist Moira Shapcott donated her portrait talent for the second year, to Donkey Welfare With Heart Inc. The raffle was well supported by contributors for which…

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Happy New Year and a hearty hee haw to everyone.

January 15, 2019

Throughout 2019, we are all in this together, so please grab your tickets to be in the fabulous holiday draw valued at $750. The prize includes two nights luxury accommodation for two people at Pemberley Grange Cottage at Broke in NSW Hunter Valley wine country. Mini donkeys are in residence to meet and greet guests.…

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Merry Christmas from Donkey Welfare with Heart

December 10, 2018

Merry Christmas to all our friends, supporters, sponsors and volunteers at Donkey Welfare With Heart. Every donkey in need will be provided the best care and will be taken in by our charity throughout the festive season and will continue well beyond 2019. All privately owned donkeys in need will be offered solutions, advice and…

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Donkey Welfare with Heart Open Day

October 9, 2018

It was a day of firsts for many of the hundreds of visitors who attended Donkey Welfare With Heart open day and official opening on Sunday, September 30. A total of 356 people passed thought the gates to witness first hand the dedication, devotion and hard work of all at The Heartland – a home…

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Donkey Welfare Open Day – Sunday, September 30

September 3, 2018

Donkeys are naturally loving and soothing animals and everyone who meets a rescue donkey feels an instant connection with these gentle equines. Donkey Welfare With Heart will give all members of the community a chance to meet and hug a rescue donkey at our first open day at The Heartland on Sunday, September 30. The…

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Daffodil, Pepe and Aye Carumba!

August 1, 2018

Just a selection of colourful donkey names at our Heartland property. And as any devoted donkey volunteer knows, the donkey’s names and personalities are as varied and different as their body types and it is essential to know them all. During one of our daily visits, we had one volunteer crying with laughter at the…

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