Rescue donkeys are available for adoption at DonkeyRescue.org and TurningPointeDonkeyRescue.com. DonkeyRescue.org is the website of the Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue organization that provides rehabilitation and rescue for abandoned, abused or neglected donkeys throughout the United States. The group is based in San Angelo, Texas and is located on a 170-acre ranch. It accepts donkeys that meet certain requirements. Each donkey must be friendly with people, accept a halter and stand for trimming.
Site visitors to DonkeyRescue.org can access an adoption form with a list of criteria that must be met before a donkey is adopted out. Fees vary from state to state and are non-refundable and tax deductible. Fees are higher for miniature donkeys. DonkeyRescue.org also features comprehensive information about donkey care, health, and wellness and a frequently asked questions section. Additionally, site visitors find out how to donate or volunteer to help donkeys in need.
TurningPointeDonkeyRescue.com is a Michigan-based not-for-profit group dedicated to the welfare and humane treatment of miniature, standard and mammoth donkeys. This organization is involved in educating the public about the true nature of donkeys in an effort to place them in compassionate, caring, compatible and supportive environments.
Turning Pointe requires that applicants make appointments to tour the facility and become familiar with the donkeys. There is a $650 adoption fee as of 2016, although a donkey may be priced lower occasionally. Site visitors to TurningPointeDonkeyRescue.com can access a photo gallery of available donkeys. Each listing provides background information and a description of the donkey’s current status and situation. Site visitors can also acquire information about ways to help and how to donate.