Meet the UK team

We would like to introduce you to the wonderful team of Trustees and staff looking after the charity and making sure that there are enough funds for the team in Israel and the West Bank to carry out their work with donkeys in desperate need… Our Board of Trustees is led by our Chair, Andy Foxcroft. Andy has worked in animal welfare for over 40 years, including 5 years at the Donkey Sanctuary in Devon, where he managed their worldwide operation. Niall Duffy is Director of External Affairs at IPSO (Independent Press Standards Organisation) where he is responsible for their
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Mistletoe has a dental appointment

Today, our vet Dr Kol Amos visited the sanctuary to make his regular inspection of our donkey family. Dr Amos decided that Mistletoe’s teeth were looking a little overgrown and so he gave them a trim with his electric rasp – quick and painless, especially with the metal gag Mistletoe is wearing to hold her mouth open. Now Mistletoe can carry on munching! Dr Amos, a father of three, runs a horse clinic in Israel and specialises in equine veterinary care. He is the head of the Israeli Association of Equine Veterinarians. Among his other duties he has worked with
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Introducing Tim

We would like to introduce you to Tim Wass, our new Chief Executive who is overseeing our sanctuary and community services in Israel and the West Bank and helping with vital fundraising in the UK, Israel and beyond. Tim was formerly the Chief Officer Inspectorate with responsibility for 400 RSPCA Inspectors and Animal Collection Officers in England and Wales. Following the RAF, Tim served with the RSPCA for 28 years investigating all manner of animal cruelty and major issues such as animal trafficking and puppy farming. In 2007, working closely with DEFRA he managed the RSPCA’s response to the Foot
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Alfie

Alfie was brought to our sanctuary in September 2017 by a kind lady who found him in the village of Oranet, near a town called Kufur Qasem. It appeared from the terrible wounds all over his weak little body that he was an abandoned working donkey. Alfie is now safe in his new home and is recovering under the care of our dedicated team. If you would like to adopt Alfie, click here
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