Large Animal Handling Assistant

Shroeder Shearing

Frederick , Maryland

Assistant needed for spring shearing season (from early April till late June/early July). 4 to 6 days a week. Will help with handling sheep, goats, alpacas, llamas, and the occasional potbellied pig. Full training provided, although someone with large animal experience (including horses) is strongly preferred. Person must have excellent strength, stamina, a really good sense of humor, and a great love for animals. Hours can be very long, pay is good. Most work is local; there will be a few 2 to 3 day trips.

Ideal for someone who is looking for further experience with large animals, enjoys being outside, and doesn't mind getting dirty.

Please submit a short cover letter stating your interest in this job. Applications without cover letters will not be considered.


Please send letter of interest and describe any animal experience you have had.  Include a short resume.