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Donkey Sanctuary of Canada (The)

Contact Information
Alternate Name DSC
Office Phone 519-836-1697
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Primary Contact Lesley Bayne, Executive Director
Volunteer Coordinator Martina Brown, Volunteer Coordinator; Email:
Description (Site) Located 1km west of Hwy 6, second road north of Hwy 401 (take exit 295, Hwy 6 N)
Located In Community Puslinch
Address & Map
6981 Concession 4
Puslinch, ON N0B 2J0
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Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Some trails and areas of the barnyard have uneven terrain
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Rescues, rehabilitates and protects abandoned, neglected or abused donkeys, mules and hinnies.
Description (Service) Provides a lifelong home for animals admitted to DSC * Humane Education Program promotes concepts of stewardship of animals and land * group guided tours for special interest groups * sanctuary does not buy, sell or breed animals 
**Strollers and wagons are not permitted in the barnyard area
Hours Seasonally Sun 10 am-3 pm, May-Oct * Wed 10 am-3 pm, Jul-Aug only * also open the four Sundays before Christmas
Dates May-Oct
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Children 6 years and younger must be under the direct supervision of an adult at all times
Application For information or to book group tours, e-mail
Languages English
Fees Donation - suggested donation $10
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1992
Funding Fundraising ; Donations
Resources Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS) Accredited Facility
Service Categories Protective Services for Animals