15 adorable photos from behind the scenes at Leeds’ The Donkey Sanctuary


The Eccup pet shelter houses 22 rescued donkeys who usually love having visitors arrived at meet and pet them. The centre also works being an assisted learning centre, offering support for vulnerable adults and children. The charity has closed most of its sites for as soon as because of the pandemic but staff at the Leeds shelter gave photographer Bruce Rollinson an opportunity to look at life for the donkeys through the lockdown.

Yorkshire doctor Elisabeth Svendsen registered the charity in 1973.

Harbin gets a brush down by Karen Beckford.

The sanctuary operates projects in Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, and Mexico along with the sites in the united kingdom.

The 3rd donkey-assisted therapy centre is opened in Leeds by Dame Thora Hird. Four more adoption donkeys are selected from the brand new centre: Rosie, Kelly, William Simon and D.

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