Husky Ranch (USA)

Company : Fronteering
Location : Minnesota, USA
Duration: 3 months to 1 year
Approx Costs: 2000 to 3000+ $ Dollars (US)

Travel to Minnesota’s North Woods of USA for an adventure of a lifetime! If you are passionate about huskies and dogsledding then this project is definitely the best volunteer abroad project for you! 

Take up this once in a lifetime opportunity to experience living off the grid while helping with the daily tasks at our Husky Ranch USA Project. As a volunteer, you’ll mostly be involved in; caring, grooming and dog-sledging with the beautiful Huskies! This ranch promotes and actively maintains a kennel of traditional sled dogs including the Freight Alaskan Husky and Hedlund Husky.

Though this may be an awesome opportunity to get away from the bustling city life, it is important to take into consideration that this project is remotely located, well away from any towns. If this is okay, then come join us for an adventurous volunteering experience! You will have many opportunities to dogsled during the winter and of course play /care for the huskies! The main activity is dog-sledging and mushing while caring for the dogs. The minimum duration of stay is 12 weeks with a maximum duration of 9 months. This will definitely be one to remember!


This Is Why

  • Have fun playing with huskies and go dog sledding!
  • Live off the grid in a cozy cabin for the ultimate north wood Minnesota experience.
  • Volunteer in one of the most beautiful sceneries in the world and explore the natural beauty of Minnesota.
  • Opportunities for Wildlife viewing in the surrounding property.


Your main tasks will mainly consist out of the following but are not limited to:

  • You’ll be doing some Construction/maintenance & cleaning.
  • You'll also be spending majority of the time with the Dogs. Grooming, caring and nurturing the dogs should be one of the main tasks! There's also lots of opportunities to go dog-sledging!

Costs / Benefits

• Endless opportunities to go dog sledding!
• Have tons of fun playing with the Huskies!
• Accommodation included in the placement including the use of wireless internet. Apart from necessities, Enjoy the amazing nature of Minnesota!


• Age required: 18-35
• Volunteers must commit for 12 weeks or more.
• NO SMOKING is allowed on the property. Absolutely no smoking around the dogs; and never leave a cigarette on the ground because they are toxic to dogs.
• Strong work ethics are required: reliable, responsible, honest, good sense of humour, dependable, physically and mentally fit.
• Do not leave anything hazardous or any personal items around the dogs – out of curiosity, they may consume something toxic or harmful.
• No animal allergies.
• Positive attitude!
• Must have health insurance
• Routine Vaccination should be up to date

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