Commend Ethiopian Clinic for Providing Free Care to Overworked Donkeys

Target: The Donkey Sanctuary

Goal: Applaud Ethiopian clinic for providing free care to overworked and ill donkeys

Ethiopia is home to more than 6 million donkeys and while the animal is greatly appreciated, they are also often maltreated. Donkeys are extremely valuable to Ethiopian farmers, and are a main form of transportation in rural communities. However, because of their significance to Ethiopian survival and their constant use in numerous tasks, they are often overworked and suffer a wide range of injuries. Applaud an Ethiopian clinic called The Donkey Sanctuary for providing free care to thousands of ill and overworked donkeys every year.

The Donkey Sanctuary provides care for an average of 400,000 donkeys each year, and offers free treatment at two stationary clinics, as well as seven mobile clinics. Some of the injuries donkeys may experience include: stepping on nails, being hit by cars, tetanus, hyena bites, back sores from overloading, anthrax, and swallowing indigestible plastic bags.

Many donkey owners do not give their donkeys the proper attention and care; in Ethiopia donkeys are by far the most neglected animals. The Donkey Sanctuary is the only clinic that cares for them. Donkeys are especially necessary to poor farmers to help with much of the farm work.

It is important that The Donkey Sanctuary provide free treatment to the animals due to the fact that many of the farmers cannot afford to pay for adequate care. Sign this petition applauding the work of The Donkey Sanctuary.


Dear Donkey Sanctuary,

I would like to commend the sanctuary for providing care to donkeys that are sick and overworked. Donkeys are necessary for the survival of many poor farmers in Ethiopia, yet they are maltreated and suffer from a wide range of illnesses.

The clinic provides care to an average of 400,000 donkeys a year. Donkeys are the most neglected animals in Ethiopia. Yet, they provide necessary transportation in rural communities, and help farmers complete their daily tasks. Often these animals are abused and taken advantage of. They are overworked, and overloaded to the point of suffrage.

Many of these donkeys would not otherwise be give the adequate care that they need. Thank you for offering free care to these innocent animals.


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