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Animal welfare
Working across Europe to improve donkey welfare
  1. Alex Thiemann, Senior Veterinary Surgeon and
  2. Andy Foxcroft, Director of Care and Welfare
  1. The Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NU.
  1. e-mail: alex.thiemann{at}


The UK public and veterinary profession often think of the equine charity sector as dealing with issues directly related to the UK equine population – overproduction, rehoming, shelter and welfare. However, the Donkey Sanctuary, like many UK-based equine charities, also works in Europe and further afield to try to address a much broader range of issues, as Alex Thiemann and Andy Foxcroft explain

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