Projects

Title Applicant(s) Researcher(s) Date
Can Citizen Science help assess donkey welfare using Qualitative Behaviour Assessment? How do visitors perceive donkey emotions? Natalie Cook 1 September 2016 - 31 July 2017
Reference Intervals for Biochemical and Haematological Parameters in Mature Domestic Donkeys (Equus Asinus) in the UK Harriet Brooks Brownlie 2 May 2011 - 29 July 2015
Essential oils in the management of the donkey louse, Bovicola ocellatus Richard Wall Lauren Ellse 4 October 2010 - 31 December 2014
Efficacy of trypanocidal agents in field conditions in working equidae in The Gambia: A prospective clinical study David Sutton Alexandra Rafferty 1 May 2013 - 1 May 2014
Investigation of Asinine Pulmonary Fibrosis Bruce McGorum Amy Miele 1 October 2010 - 1 October 2013
Insecticide resistance in lice at The Donkey Sanctuary; strategies to mitigate its effects Richard Wall Lauren Ellse 1 October 2010 - 30 September 2013
Epidemiologic and molecular analysis of sarcoid cases in a herd of donkeys in Northern Italy Sabine Brandt 1 October 2011 - 1 February 2013
Out of Africa – evaluation of bioactive plant extracts for endoparasite control Laura Peachey 1 October 2010 - 30 November 2012
Effectiveness of Pyrantel treatment in donkeys: Evidence for resistance Hany Elsheikha Edwina Lawson 1 September 2011 - 30 November 2011
Quantifying the comparative efficacy of sustainable parasite control programmes Matthew Denwood Anna Moore 1 April 2010 - 31 October 2011
Pain recognition in donkeys Neville G. Gregory Gabriela Olmos 1 February 2009 - 30 October 2011
A seroepidemiological study of African horse sickness in Limuru and Lari districts, Kenya David Kihurani Mary Gichure Nyambura 1 April 2010 - 31 July 2011
Risk factors for the development of hyperlipaemia in a population of donkeys Faith A. Burden 1 June 2009 - 30 April 2011
Epidemiology and control of donkey trypanosomiasis and their vectors in the Lamu Islands 1 December 2008 - 1 April 2010
Dental disease in donkeys: frequency and association with colic and body condition Gina L. Pinchbeck Ruth Cox 14 March 2005 - 31 March 2007
Gastric ulcers in donkeys: Prevalence and effect of diet Faith A. Burden 1 September 2005 - 1 September 2006
Improving sarcoid management: an epidemiological and molecular approach Lubna Nasir Sarah Jones
Development and quantitative validation of improved sustainable donkey parasite control programmes (extension): Creation and comprehensive validation of a general monitoring and control system for donkey endoparasites Matthew Denwood
Equidae Hindgut Anaerobic Fungi: A key unexplored taxa of central importance to dietary fibre degradation Joan E. Edwards
Protection from the elements: A comparative study of shelter use, hair density and heat loss in donkeys, horses and mules Britta Osthaus Leanne Proops
Donkey welfare standards on milk/meat farms in Italy Michela Minero
Control of biting flies of donkeys using fly traps Richard Wall Charlotte Chivers
Effects of donkey-assisted therapy on children with autism Michelle Witham Jones
Molecular characterisation of cerebral trypanosomiasis in working equidae in the Gambia David Sutton Demelza Kingston
Understanding the Socio-economic impact of donkeys
An investigation to determine and potentially influence the main drivers for the relinquishment (to charities) and abandonment of donkeys on the island of Ireland Joseph A. Collins