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QUESTION:   How do I register my donkey?”


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The most widely-recognized registry for donkeys is administered through the American Donkey and Mule Society (ADMS). There is another smaller registry known as the International Miniature Donkey Registry, Inc. (IMDR), that is for miniature donkeys only.



Registration through ADMS (American Donkey & Mule Society):

  • You must be a member of ADMS. Currently annual dues for US residents are $27.00.

  • This registry is a non-profit registry.

  • All sizes of donkeys can be registered: miniatures, standards and mammoths.

  • Both donkey's parents must be registered through the ADMS registry.

  • The initial cost to register is $15.00 for a jack or jennet and $5.00 for a gelding.

  • The donkey must have some type of identification such as a microchip, tattoo, or DNA verified.

  • Your donkey must be registered with this registry to show in NMDA shows.

  • The website for ADMS is www.lovelongears.com
    Please refer to the ADMS website for additional requirements.



Registration through IMDR, Inc. (International Miniature Donkey Registry):

  • No annual membership required.

  • This registry is a private (profit) registry.

  • The donkey must be a miniature.

  • Fee to register an animal is $20.00.

  • Identification for individual animals (microchip, tattoo, DNA, etc.) not required.

  • This registry offers a rating review for an additional $35.00

  • This registry does not have its own sanctioned donkey shows.

  • The website for IMDR is www.web-donkeys.com
    Please refer to the IMDR website for additional requirements.


  • Registration through ACOSA (American Council of Spotted Asses):

    • You must be a member of ACOSA. Membership fees are $10 per year or a lifetime membership fee of $100.

    • To qualify for registration with the American Council of Spotted Asses, your donkey must have at least two spots visible on a photograph, behind the throatlatch and above the legs.

    • All sizes of donkeys can be registered: miniatures, standards and mammoths.

    • Your donkey must be registered with this registry to show in ACOSA classes usually offered at NMDA shows.

    • The website for ACOSA is www.spottedasses.com
      Please refer to the ACOSA website for additional requirements.

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