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Donkey

Overall satisfaction

5/5

Acquired: Breeder (non-professional, hobby breeder),
Rescue / shelter group,
Worked with animal (didn’t own)

Gender: Both

Temperament

4/5

Easy to provide habitat

5/5

Health

4/5

Tolerance for heat

5/5

Tolerance for cold

2/5

Commercial value

2/5

Don't get a shetlander, get a donkey!

By

7007jd, Netherlands

Posted Apr 16, 2013

If you are thinking of getting a shetland pony or 2 as lawn mowers or just as pets, then i recommend that you get donkeys instead. They are such fun happy animals that love to interact with humans. They have a lot less health issues than ponies and although people say that they are stubborn, i say not as stubborn as a shetlander. I specialize in orthopedic shoeing of donkeys that are rescued from a life of over work and under nourishment, and these animals are so grateful for people being nice to them. They always manage to put a smile on my face :-)

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