Donkey training – two steps forward, one step back

Interesting animal post.

Pet Zoo Kibbutz Shiller

Hello everyone, sorry I haven’t been around for a while! I have been insanely busy with work, kids and animals. Missing deadlines left, right and center. Really had to knuckle down and get some work done. But I still found time for donkey training, so let me update you!

I have come to the conclusion that training a donkey is more like trying to train a cat. A cat with the intelligence of a dog. (Not that cats aren’t clever, of course!)

Dead right. Cats are much wiser than dogs, human!
Donkeys have superhuman patience and they have a mind of their own. They are very clever and they often understand perfectly what you want from them, but if it doesn’t suit them, they’ll ignore you. But – and this is important – if you’re in possession if The Treats, they’ll follow you to the end of the world. If…

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