'This Little Donkey of Mine': Ohio Man Tweaks Classic Song to Serenade Foal

An Ohio man serenaded a donkey with an adaptation of This Little Light of Mine at his farm in Marengo, video posted to TikTok on Wednesday, July 29, shows.

Footage captured by Dawn Fagan shows her husband, Dean, singing a version of the Harry Dixon Loes gospel song to foal Ivy, who’s sitting on his knee.

Dawn Fagan told Storyful that Ivy “loves to be rocked and sung to.” A video of Dean singing the popular 1965 song What the World Needs Now Is Love to Ivy went viral.

The Fagans manage their own 67-acre donkey sanctuary, which they call Jackass Junction. Dawn regularly posts footage of the farm’s residents to Instagram and TikTok. Credit: @mrdonkers via Storyful