Happy November from the Refuge!  This month: Calendars, Holiday Cards & a visit from the Donkey Dentist!
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November 2014 E-BRAY

Perfect for Gift Giving!

Our 2015 Donkey Refuge Calender featuring 12 of our donkey pin ups for your enjoyment throughout the year.


$20.00 plus $3.00 shipping each. 

Please order from our online Webstore 
at www.turtlevalleydonkeyrefuge.com/ or call the office at 250-679-2778

News on the Farm...

The donkeys have all had their dental checks-ups for the year and there were quite a few of them that needed work.  Donkeys teeth erupt through their gums throughout their lifetime and  therefore the teeth need to be floated (leveled out) and the sharp edges or spurs have to be removed so they do not cut into the donkeys gums.  The donkey is sedated in order for Dr. Lennie to get in to their mouths with the drill.  It takes about 30 minutes for each dental treatment and then the donkey is held safely in the barn until their sedation has worn off.
All of the 14 donkeys that arrived in August and September needed extensive dental work which always adds to our cost of care for the new arrivals.  If you would like to help out with dental care, just click here & hit the "donate" button.  

Healthy & Happy Donkeys

A few of our donkeys seem to be having some stomach troubles right now. This time of year the donkeys tend to not want to drink as much water as they need and this causes digestive problems.  Timothy Sr. wasn't feeling well on the weekend but was up again and raring to go on Sunday morning. Rob was very happy to see him enjoying his breakfast meal!  

Get ready for the Holidays with our New Cards!

Announcing our New 2014 Holiday Cards!

3 Lovely and unique designs, size 5" x 7" on quality card stock sold in a set of 10 cards for $20.00 plus shipping.  Limited Quantities so please order early for delivery in time for your mail out. 

Cards can be purchased on our website 
or call the office at 250-679-2778

Only a few more Sundays left for you to enjoy a last visit with the donkeys before winter weather sets in to our Valley. 

Open Sundays for visits with the donkeys from 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.  
Admission by donation. 
At the New Farm.
Our office has now moved over to the New Donkey Refuge and we are happy to welcome Alice Shether as our new Office Assistant.  You will be noticing Alice's name at the bottom of emails or acknowledgement of her expertise such as the formatting of this lovely online bulletin that comes to you each month.  We are very pleased  to have Alice in the office assisting us with the processing of all of our very extensive Charity paperwork in a more timely fashion.
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