Donkeys: Business As Usual is a handy reference book for owners or potential donkey owners in Australia.
Written by donkey expert Christine Berry, founder of Donkey Welfare with Heart in the Hunter Valley NSW, this book covers all aspects of selecting, owning, training and keeping a donkey. It is a 230-page go-to manual for all donkey owners – novices and experienced alike – and is well designed with clear, explanatory photos peppered throughout.
Price: $30 plus $14 postage with Australia.
Equine Emergency Rescue: A guide to Large Animal Rescue is a book that could save your donkey or horse’s life.
Every large animal, no matter how quiet or well educated, has the potential to become involved in an emergency incident and need to be rescued. If your animal has gone down in the float, is trapped in mud, fire or floodwater, or has fallen into a ditch, sinkhole, septic tank or swimming pool, you need the information in this book.
Written by MaryAnne Leighton and Michelle Staples, this book is a musthave guide for horse/donkey/mule owners, emergency responders and equine vets.
Price: $30 plus $5 postage with Australia.
Cushion, notebook cover, anything you can dream up will come to life using this gorgeous pattern from Craft Cubby. The kit includes pattern pieces and suggested colours, as well as a diagram of the actual donkey and placement of the pieces. There are also hints and tips from talented quilter Anne Ramage to help you on your way.
The PDF pattern costs $5 as a donation to the Donkey Society of Queensland.