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Update from the Sanctuary and West Bank – 28 September 2022

A dehydrated builder donkey was very pleased to see Dr Rakan and receive a fluid drip, along with vitamins. The donkey is now on 2-3 weeks rest. Here you can see a short video of Dr Rakan fixing up the drip: Dr Eliran has been helping Charlie Brown, Jack, Amelia and Dominic this week. He’s […]

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Update from the Sanctuary – 21 September 2022

Dusty has sent us a little video update of Dominic. He’s looking so much better – Dominic is only 2 years old but was in a terrible state when he arrived at the Sanctuary. With the loving care of the Sanctuary staff, and your support, he’s eating well and is loving his new life: Dr Eliran […]

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Her Majesty Queen II

Safe Haven for Donkeys in the Holy Land is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Her Majesty The Queen, Elizabeth II. Our thoughts and condolences are with The Royal Family and everyone around the world mourning the loss of Her Majesty.

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Haaretz Article

Haaretz, one of Israel’s biggest newspapers, very kindly recently ran an article about Safe Haven’s sanctuary.  To read the article and find out why our Israeli team Moussa, Keren and Ali love their work so much, click here.  None of this work could happen without your support – thank you all.   If you would […]

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Welcome baby Pen

We were delighted at the end of August to celebrate the birth of a baby donkey at our rescue centre in the Palestinian city of Nablus, by naming the new arrival Pen, as a tribute to Pen Farthing, founder of Nowzad, that re-united street dogs in Afghanistan with the troops who had adopted them.   Any […]

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The Slaughter of Donkeys for Skins

Safe Haven for Donkeys has been monitoring the horrendous trade in donkey skins for a number of years. We have thankfully yet to find any evidence that it has affected donkeys in the countries we operate within, although we recognise the issue is having a devastating impact on donkeys worldwide. As a donkey welfare charity, […]

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The situation in Israel

We have been very saddened to read the news about the current situation in Israel and Gaza and many of our supporters have asked if our sanctuary in Israel or our work in the West Bank are affected.  We would like to reassure you all that at the present time, the sanctuary is fine as […]

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Welcome Milo and Solli

Earlier today, we were contacted by a lovely lady called Olga from the Tsalim area of Israel to let us know about two stray donkeys she had come across, one with a badly injured front leg.  Our team immediately arranged for the pair to be transported to our sanctuary.  They are both male, the youngest […]

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Thank you Farplace Animal Rescue

Isn’t it lovely when animal charities support each other – thank you so much to our friends at Farplace Animal Rescue for their incredibly generous donation of £1,000 towards our work with donkeys in desperate need across Israel and the Palestinian Territories. Check out their Facebook page or their website https://www.farplace.org.uk/ – thank you Farplace!

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Thank you Petplan Charitable Trust

Thank you so much to the wonderful Petplan Charitable Trust who have just donated the fantastic sum of £4,500 to help us get our new veterinary clinics for working donkeys, mules and horses in the Hebron/Bethlehem area of the West Bank up and running. Thanks to their generosity, we have been able to train Dr […]

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