Archive for June, 2011

Arizona wildfire burns donkeys & horses as well as pasture and homes - 26th June, 2011
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PALOMINAS, Arizona | Wed Jun 22, 2011 2:49am EDT (Reuters) – When fire ripped through the mountain pasture in southern Arizona, old roping horse Charlie panicked and charged straight into a sheet of flame. “When fear takes over, sometimes they react. His reaction was to pull away and run right into the wildfire,” said horse […]


Danny the donkey a dad just before father’s day - 20th June, 2011
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June 18, 2011 Blackpool Zoo’s resident stallion, Danny the Mediterranean miniature donkey, has become a dad just in time for father’s day in Britain. Charlene with her new baby Leah. Danny the daddy donkey. Hailing from Sicily and Sardinia, Mediterranean miniature donkeys are almost extinct in the wild in their native land. When fully grown […]


Reese Witherspoon’s Pet Donkeys Tick Off Neighbors - 16th June, 2011
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Don’t be an ass! Reese Witherspoon‘s Ojai, Calif. neighbors are not happy about the noise level of her donkeys, Honky and Tonky. They hee-haw at such a high-volume that “they’re driving us crazy!” a source told Us Weekly. PHOTOS: Reese’s adorable family “It’s so bad that a few residents have sent her a letter,” a local […]


Vet’s marathon effort to raise cash for mistreated donkeys - 15th June, 2011
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from the Buckingham Advertiser A VET from Chalfont St Giles is set to run a gruelling marathon to raise cash for mistreated donkeys. Simone Kirby will run the Bupa 10,000 metre marathon, a huge race which follows a similar route to the London marathon. The race is coming up in July and Simone is determined […]