Building Young Lives

Underdog addresses social and emotional needs of youths and children using non-invasive animal-assisted activities, like dog training.

Helping Shelter Dogs

The training that Underdog shelter dogs receive reduces kennel stress, prepares them for their new homes and accelerates their adoption.

Growing a Humane Community

We instil humane education in youths and their community, promoting responsible animal care and non-violent communities.

#ISupportTheUnderdog Fundraising Campaign

We have launched our first fundraising campaign for the year, #ISupportTheUnderdog and we need your help! We have a massive target of R250 000 (($21 000 USD) to reach this year. We have launched a social media based challenge, #ISupportTheUnderdog, that calls on like- minded people to contribute to our cause. Without the required funding, […]


We’re hiring!

EDIT: We have now filled this position: Applications are closed  We’re looking for an amazing Social Entrepreneur/ Social Enterprise Manager. If this is you, or if you know someone who would be perfect, please get in touch! More details below. Job description  Social Entrepreneur/Social Enterprise Manager Candidate requirements A big, brave heart – if you have […]