Donkey Doctor Terms of Agreement

Ask the Donkey Doctor by Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue, Inc. is an online veterinary platform for educational and entertainment purposes only. By using this service, you fully agree to this Disclaimer and acknowledge that there are risks and limitations associated with online veterinary services. The following terms and conditions constitute an agreement between you and Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue, Inc. (also referred to as PVDR, we or us), the operator of Ask the Donkey Doctor. By using the site, and/or registering with us, you signify that you agree to these terms of use and that you agree to comply with applicable laws governed and interpreted by the country and state. Please note that we offer the site “AS IS” and without warranties. If you are registering an account using the site on behalf of another individual or entity other than yourself, you represent that you are authorized by such individual or entity to accept these Terms of Use on such individual’s or entity’s behalf.

You acknowledge that although some of the content, text, data, graphics, images, information, suggestions, guidance and other material (collectively, “information”) that is provided on the site (including information provided in direct response to your questions or postings) may be provided by individuals in the medical profession, the provision of such information does not create or establish a veterinarian-client-patient relationship, but is solely provided to inform you on various medical conditions, medical diagnosis and treatments and does not constitute a direct medical diagnosis, treatment or prescription. You understand that this site is not a replacement for a professional medical opinion, examination, diagnosis or treatment. Use of the words “your veterinarian”, “your doctor”, “healthcare provider” or similar words on Ask the Donkey Doctor, including these Terms of Use, reference your personal veterinarian with whom you have an actual, mutually acknowledged, veterinarian-client-patient relationship (or the equivalent of a formal, real world relationship between you and your personal healthcare provider).

You are solely responsible for reliance on any information or advice obtained by use of this service. If you believe your donkey is sick, injured or in need of medical attention, you agree to contact your regular veterinarian or the local emergency animal hospital immediately.

PVDR veterinarians may comment on many of your donkey’s medical issues using this forum; however, you should always seek the advice of a licensed veterinarian or other qualified health professional before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing treatment based on the information provided by this service. Do not delay seeking or disregard medical advice based on information written by any author on this site. No answers to questions or information provided on Ask the Donkey Doctor should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease without the supervision of your veterinarian. Posts made to these forums express the views and opinions of the author, and said views are based solely on the information provided which may be incomplete or inaccurate. The views set forth on this forum are not those of the administrators, moderators, or editorial staff and hence Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue and its principals will accept no liabilities or responsibilities for the statements made.

Our veterinarians may decline, for any reason or no reason, to provide an answer to any question submitted. Even if we attempt to answer a question, delays or failures to response may result due to an incorrect email address, spam filters or other technical issues, and we are not responsible for any such delay or failure.

We reserve the right to post all questions and contents on the Ask the Donkey Doctor forum to our website, and same will be publicly available for other users of the service. You therefore understand that you should not post any personal or sensitive information to the website. We additionally reserve the right to edit and reproduce all questions submitted, for use on our site or any other publication with our copyright.


You can download a copy of this agreement here.