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.
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Double Graduation Month

Its been a very busy month, with two schools graduating from The Underdog Project this term, those being Hout Bay High and Silikamva. This term we started working with puppies, as well as teenage dogs. This brought new learnings to Underdog where patience was tested as puppies take slightly longer to learn and have short attention spans. […]