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.

A workshop with Blikkiesdorp kids

On Saturday 18 April we ran a morning workshop for a group of children from the Bambini Dream Foundation Trust. What a wonderful, sunny morning we shared with 4 little shelter dogs Timmy, Billy, Charly and Patch – and 12 children from Blikkiesdorp. Want to see more workshops like this? Buying one T-shirt will enable […]

Underdog Job Posting: Project Coordinator

Role: Project Coordinator (Contract) Location: Hout Bay, Cape Town Contract Dates: 15 July 2014 – 15 December 2014 Application Deadline: 30 April 2014 About The Underdog Project: The Underdog Project is a non-profit organization that believes in inspiring, empowering and engaging with at-risk youths through human-animal interactions, including animal assisted therapy and animal assisted activities. […]