As the temperature continues to drop the amount of hay and straw that we get through for our residents is immense. This year we are asking if you would like to support our donkeys, ponies and goats by “buying a bale”.

Helping to support the resident animals in this way over the winter period will free up our already stretched funds to allow us to continue helping more animals that need our care over the upcoming festive period.

Dolly and Beanie

Beanie and Dolly are our donkeys. They are mother and daughter and came to Woodlands in November 2014 after their owner could no longer cope with them. Beanie was very underweight and thought to be pregnant again. A scan later on revealed that she wasn’t pregnant. Both of the girls were riddled in worms, mites and ringworm requiring extensive treatment.

Beanie and Dolly now go out for education visits to schools and other organisations. They have a stable each next to each other in the stable block at the shelter.


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