Husky Ranch Volunteering Canada
This Project is for those who always wanted to explore the world of dog sledding and the unique way of living the ‘bush life! This volunteer abroad project will give you the unique experience to help out a small family run husky ranch. Dogsled and snow scooter in the winter and hike, bike, fish and wildlife watch in the summer!
From the Canadian Arctic to the Rocky Mountains and Canada's Great Lakes this opportunity lets you work directly with huskies. Care, train and feed the huskies and join regularly on dog sled trips!
Did you ever want to explore the world of dog sledding and the unique way of living the ‘bush life’? This ranch is extremely popular with young volunteers from around the globe, wishing to experience time with Siberian or Alaskan Huskies. They are in need for volunteers year round. The work with the dogs and on the ranch is physically demanding and it is by no means an’ easy holiday option’! The minimum duration of stay is 2 weeks with a maximum duration of 12 weeks. Please consider that you will be surrounded by nature & wildlife and not by pubs and bars. If you like to dogsled, ski, snowboard, bike and hike, there are endless trails.
This is Why:
-Play and care for huskies and go dog sledding!
-Live of the grid in a cozy cabin or ranch
-Opportunities for Wildlife viewing in the surrounding the property.
-Use of ATV in summer and snow scooters in winter!
Volunteers and Interns are the backbone of the organization. All though tasks at each husky ranch might differ slightly in general you will be involved in the following:
-Feed, groom and walk the dogs
-Helping with maintenance around the ranch
-Dog sledding and snowmobiling
-Clearing and preparing the dogsled tracks
-Cleaning and other household chore
Keep in mind that working at the ranch can be very intense due to the weather conditions. Dog sledding is only possible during November - May however summer gives many other great opportunities (hiking, biking, canoeing, fishing, ATV, etc). At the end of September when the temperature starts to drop most ranches start training their huskies for winter. Training is often done by the dogs pulling carts or ATV.
Interested in this; ready to enquire?
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