The Donkey’s Team

Alfred

Meaning: “Wise Counselor”

Height: 48″ tall Age: 6 Years old

Nickname: The Philosopher

Alfred is the philosopher of the herd. It is likely that he will solemnly stand and watch newcomers before engaging with them, carefully accessing his surroundings. He handles both new situations and daily routines with intelligence and great care. He is gentle, yet playful, and highly protective of humans.

His birthday is 10th of June

Albert

Meaning: “Noble, Bright”

Height: 40″ tall Age: 5 years old

Nickname: The Cool Guy

Albert is on the shy side and he is a very calm. He likes to play with all the other donkeys, but being cuddled is what he loves best! He is one of the most tender souls on our team.

His birthday is 1st October

Charles

Meaning: “Free Man”

Height: 57″ tall Age: 13 years old

Nickname: Super Hoover

Charles is a gentle giant! We love Charles and he loves people! Vocal and demonstrative, he will let you know that he wants to say. Despite his horse-like size, he is tender and loves to show affection.

His birthday is 16th December.

Edgar

Meaning: “Prosperous Spear”

Height: 33″ tall Age: 6 years old

Nickname: Sweet Rascal

Edgar is loving and sweet and has learned to trust humans once again, but this has taken time. Edgar is one of our smaller therapy animals, but that does not stop him from occasionally bossing his companions around!

His birthday is 12th of February

Guillermo

Meaning: ” Determined Protector”

Height: 31″ tall. Age: 18 years old

Nickname: Napoleon

Guillermo is small in size, but big in personality! As the most mature member of our team, he thinks he is the boss of the herd. He is also an outstanding therapy donkey. Guillermo’s special gift is his ability to stay calm and steady in any given situation. Guillermo is an old soul, and if you ask him, he will deny he is a donkey, and rather insist he should be living in the house with the humans.  

His birthday is 21st of May. 

Violette

Meaning: ” Innocence and modesty”

Height: 43″ tall Age: 6 years old

Nickname: Chief Trouble Maker

She is the lady of the herd!  She has an alpha personality in the herd. The boys are obedient when she comes… She is very smart. We love her ears!

Her birthday is 28th of April.

Felix

Meaning: Happiness

Height: 45″ tall Age: 6 years old

Felix is our newest donkey. He comes from BLM, he is feral. He just start his training. He is very gentle, calm. His training will take time, but he showed great qualities to become a therapy donkey. January 2023: his nickname is Mr. Cuddle!

His birthday is 19th of October.

The Donkeys of the Heart, Inc – Cave Creek, AZ – Nonprofit 501 (c) 3

310-486-4494 sophie@thedonkeysoftheheart.org