Rescued donkeys make the showgrounds their home

2015-09-08 10:22
Rescued donkeys Dolly and Dude.

Rescued donkeys Dolly and Dude. (Supplied)

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THE Royal Showgrounds, the home of The Witness Garden Show from September 24 to 27, is now home to two donkeys that were rescued by the Royal Agricultural Society from the Howick animal pound in September 2011.

These badly treated animals (Dolly and Dude) have now found a loving home in the showgrounds and are healthy and happy. They wander around the showgrounds, getting into mischief, but come lunch time can be found outside the administration office, braying for their food that is dished out by the caring office staff. These two wonderful animals will be part of the Kids’ Zone area at The Witness Garden Show, where kids can come and say hello to them.

The Kids’ Zone will be a place for kids to have their faces painted, get involved in treasure hunts, interact with animals and have some fun while their parents enjoy a rest in the refreshment area.

Dates: September 24 to 27, 2015.

Venue: Royal Showgrounds, Pietermaritzburg.

Time: 9 am to 5 pm daily.

Tickets: R55 for adults, R35 for pensioners and children.

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