Marathon Land

Marathon Land was created in 1989,
based on our spacial love and passion for animals.
We have designed a model center on an area of 15 acres, surrounded by a well-organized boarding kennel, specialized facilities for breeding and a specially designed training area, just 30km from Athens.
All you have to do is visit us for a guided tour.
 

 

Marathon Land was created in 1989, on the occasion of our special love and passion for animals.

We designed an area of ​​15 acres, a standard center, framed by deluxe rooms of the Guesthouse, the specialized facilities of our Kennel and the specially designed training area. Just 30km from Athens you can only visit us to guide you.

OUR VALUES

Passion
We have a passion for our work and a great love for animals, which is why we want to offer them the best.

Loyalty
Raising, hosting and training an animal is a joy and a work of life for us and we always do it with dedication.

Novelty
We seek the best, we work hard and tirelessly to achieve it and we are distinguished for it

Professionalism
We deliver on what we promise.

Experience

Vassilis Balakas

He was born in Athens.

He is the inspirer and founder of Marathon Land

He is  member of the Kennel Club of Greece since 1991, he was a member &  Vice President of the Board Direction is a member of the Jury Working Judges team.

Founding member of the Hellenic German Shepherd Dog Club and President  from 2005 to the beginning of 2013.

Member of the Clubs, German Shepherd Germany (SV) and Italy (SAS).

International Morphology Judge of German Shepherds since 2004, has judged in Greece and abroad and, Working  Judge of the FCI Working dog Breeds.

Has been training dogs professionally since 1989.

Since 1997 his name is registered in the official book of protection duties of the E.N.C.I. (Italian Kennel Club) and since 2000 he has the certificate of experience for teaching the Competition Rules, as a Supervisor and as a Trainer from the German Working Dog Association (D.H.V.)

He taught at the PTDI dog trainer school the course of racing training, preparing students for participation in working dog competitions (IGP (IPO) 1 , 2 & 3).

Breeder of German Shepherds under the name Marathon Land since 1992, he has presented samples of his breeding in Greece and abroad .

His kennel has won five times the title of Best Breeder of Show and twice the title of Alternate.

German Shepherds of his breeding have been declared Champions of Greece.

He has trained and successfully presented more than 50 dogs of different breeds at all levels in working competitions – examinations.

Trainer & Coach Athletes  in working dog examinations & championships.

Greek Working Dog Champion 2011 with Kajou vom Haus Endrikat.

He has participated in  World Working Dog Championships with the best moment being  14th place in the World German Shepherd Championship (WUSV) in 2011 in Kiev.

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No. State operating license: 665 / 22.02.1989

Working hours

Winter Hours:

Monday– Friday:

10.00am – 13.00pm
16.30pm – 17.30pm

Saturday: 10.00am – 13.00pm

Sundays and Holidays we are closed

Contact Info

Phone: 2294056420
Mobile phone: 6932257303

Email: info@marathon-land.gr

Thessalias 16
19007 Marathon Hellas

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