Animal Hospital in Thailankudiyiruppu
- Hasith L
Nice and cool place to visit. Location marked in google maps is accurate.
They allow visitors to pet the donkeys. Also the orphanage care them very well. A visit to this place changes ones mindset on how we thought about donkeys. Likewise we could have them as pets too.
Nice place to have an evening too. They provide the location to have a get-together. Also provide barbecue grill and dinner for early requests.
- Seevali D
Amazing and Endearing Experience
Eleven of us in Mannar, on a bird watching tour, were curious when we saw, by the road, directions to “Donkey Clinic and Education Centre”. When we phoned them, their manager, Mr Rojan invited us to visit them. We explained to him that we did not have much free time as we had traveled all the way from Colombo. He suggested that we visit them during the lunch hour and that he would get a home-made meal prepared for us so that we could spend some time at the centre. Our visit to the centre was a memorable, endearing and an educative experience and the rice and curry meal with cuttle fish, as promised, was spicy and tasty.
Mr. Rojan the manager gave us a presentation while we were at lunch. In Sri Lanka, from what he said, you can find donkeys only in Mannar and Kalpitiya. They seem to thrive in these areas probably due to the arid conditions akin to those prevailing in Somalia from where Arabian traders brought them to Sri Lanka. Mannar was asso...
- B.Deepal W
This place was established in 2010. This place is the only place in Sri Lanka which treats the donkeys. The staff with very good and friendly. There few tamed friendly donkeys. There is a special white donkey here as well which is known to be the one and only "white" donkey found in Sri Lanka. These people have anther donkey therapeutic center at Murunkan where they allow the differently-able children (specially children with otistic spectrum disorders ) to play with tamed donkeys. According to them , those children have shown good response.
Donkey Clinic and Education Centre
|Mon:||9:00 am – 4:30 pm|
|Tue:||9:00 am – 4:30 pm|
|Wed:||9:00 am – 4:30 pm|
|Thu:||9:00 am – 4:30 pm|
|Fri:||9:00 am – 4:30 pm|
|Sat:||9:00 am – 4:30 pm|
|Sun:||9:00 am – 4:30 pm|
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