(Photo- Philip Messmann for Porter Magazine, Spring 2017)
Out of our three donkeys, nine year old Beatrice is the most difficult to handle. As with animals that have been abused, she carries with her emotional and physical scars. Beatrice was at some point starved. Food is now a HUGE issue. She was also mistreated. This has left her overly fearful and cautious. Taking on a rescue donkey like her is risky. Will Beatrice recover? I honestly don’t know.
(Photo- Martha Browne)
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