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Last Updated: Monday, 22 May 2006, 13:16 GMT 14:16 UK
Beach donkeys to get annual check
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The donkeys have an annual health inspection
The donkeys on Skegness beach are having their annual health check prior to the busy summer season.

Vets working for the Donkey Sanctuary and East Lindsey District Council will carry out the checks on 80 animals.

The health inspection is designed to ensure the animals are fit, healthy, and able to work through the long summer season.

Aftr the test, the donkeys will be microchipped for identification with the chip inserted under the skin.

Skegness donkey owner John Nuttall has won the Donkey Sanctuary's top operator award two years in a row.




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