Come and learn about breeding and training of workingdogs on a farm close to the beautiful forest of Steinwald Bavaria, Germany



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  • Description


    We are running a farm close to the beautiful forest of Steinwald, Bavaria, Germany. We breed and train German Shepherds professionally. Dogs are sold to both private persons and state and non-state organizations such as the police and security firms. There are around 30 dogs in all ages at the farm, as well as a varying number of puppies.

  • Types of help and learning opportunities

    Types of help and learning opportunities

    DIY and building projects
    General Maintenance
    Creating/ Cooking family meals
    Farmstay help
    Help around the house
    Animal Care
    Language practice
    Help with Computers/ Internet

  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Workawayers will get a chance to get an insight into dog breeding and training at a highly professional level. We frequently have both regional, national and international visitors, which creates an international environment, even though the farm is located in a rural area. Our closest neighbor is a huge forest (Steinwald), which gives great opportunities for hikes and time in nature.

    2 days off on agreement (normally 2 days off per week, but may vary due to for example visits, projects...).

  • Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    Host offers payment in line with the minimum wage

    This host offers accommodation and payment.

  • Help


    The help required is mostly general maintenance as well as caring for the dogs (walking, cleaning, feeding). Training the dogs and assistance in ongoing building projects may be considered. Instructions and guidance will be given in that case.

    Prior experience is not required, but you need to be comfortable with working with dogs.

  • Languages spoken

    German: Fluent
    English: Fluent

  • Accommodation


    You will get a single room in the next-door house, where we accomodate guests and workawayers. Bathroom and kitchen are shared. Food will be provided by the hosts. You can use our car.

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    The main attraction in the region is the nature. Steinwald is a nature park of about 250 sqkm. The closest towns are Weiden and Bayreuth. The Czech border is also close, and day trips to e.g. Prague are recommended.

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    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

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    Hours expected

    5 days/week

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