El Refugio del Burrito is a registered Spanish non-profit association working to improve conditions for donkeys and mules in Spain and is a subsidiary of The Donkey Sanctuary, a non-profit charity based in the UK, that has worked for over 45 years to protect donkeys and mules worldwide.
The Donkey Sanctuary also has projects in:
as well as operational bases in other European countries such as:
During 2016, El Refugio del Burrito has helped more than 1200 donkeys and mules in Spain and currently monitors over 350 donkeys and mules.
We also investigate cases of abuse or neglect, or any public complaint that concerns donkeys and mules.
El Refugio del Burrito is actively involved in causes that encourage the application and improvement of existing laws regarding animal welfare and the promotion of awareness campaigns and protests.