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The Basics of Donkey Training

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The Basics of Donkey Training

Donkeys are incredibly smart animals. They earned their reputation for being stubborn because they assess every situation they are presented with, and will not do something they perceive as dangerous.

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6 Fascinating Donkey Breeds

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6 Fascinating Donkey Breeds

Donkeys are fascinating creatures. There are around 50 million in the world today. They can be as tiny as 19 inches and even as large as 17 hands (68 inches). 

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Mule Day 2022 - Leatherwood

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Mule Day 2022 - Leatherwood

All mule and donkey lovers, the time has come! Mule Day in Ferguson, North Carolina is right around the corner and it is an event that should not be missed.

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Introducing a New Donkey to the Herd!

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Introducing a New Donkey to the Herd!

The time has come. The quarantine is over. The new donkey is tired of being a single and more than ready to mingle. This step in the process may seem like the easiest, but a good amount of thought needs to go into where the new addition should pasture. Consider whether there are any dietary or mobility impairments that would impact the location. If their needs are more severe, in either case, it may be wise to create a separate herd for those who require more attention. This will make it easier on the owner, and keep the donkey from...

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What to Expect when Expecting- A New to You Donkey!

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What to Expect when Expecting- A New to You Donkey!

Careful planning and preparations are necessary before bringing home a new animal. First, and foremost, serious thought has to occur before action is taken. Far too often, people get excited over an idea, then when reality and responsibilities hit, they abandon the new addition for the next thrill. The Sassy Ass has several horses due to these scenarios. With donkeys, on the other hand, the regular growth spurts are due to the shortening consideration window. When there is one, why not add two more?    There are many other factors to consider as well when deciding what would make the...

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