Underdogs hit the beach

On the 4th of March, the Hout Bay Valley pre-primary school organised a fundraising competition. The challenge you ask? To build the best sandcastle to hit the shores of Cape Town. The beach was packed with children, parents, teachers, dogs and anyone interested in building something creative out of sand. The Underdog team created a […]


Private workshops at The Underdog Project

Pictured below is Matthew giving Kurt some cuddles after a successful private session at The Underdog Project. Apart from class workshops with schools, our lead facilitator Anya here at The Underdog Project also offers private sessions. The children form a very special bond with their particular dog, and this helps to improve their general well-being. To enquire […]


Olivia visits The Underdog Project

Olivia was a recent intern at The Underdog Project, from Chichester in England, who was with our team for a few weeks, getting to grips with how workshops work and learning about the bond between animals and humans. She has continued on with her journey back to England but we’d like to say a huge thank […]


Anya Hollands – our new Lead Facilitator

We’re hugely excited to welcome Anya Hollands on board with The Underdog Project team as our new Lead Facilitator. Anya started as a volunteer at The Underdog Project, where her passion and love for animals grew even more. Before Anya became a volunteer, she was a regular visitor to Hout Bay and DARG, and seeing […]


Volunteer spotlight: Debbie

Debbie joined The Underdog Project as a volunteer as part of her gap year, where she was looking to get involved in a non-profit organisation. We sat her down to find out more about her passion for dogs and what she has gotten out of working with The Underdog Project thus far: Why did you […]


Winston finds a happy home

Winston was a graduate on The Underdog Project, who recently got adopted from DARG by Deborah. Deborah tells a little bit more about Winston and how he’s doing…  “We adopted Winston nearly three years ago, and he has brought enormous joy to the family, and our three children all absolutely adore him.   Winston is a […]


Volunteer spotlight: Cayley

Cayley recently joined The Underdog Project as a volunteer. Her passion for dogs and humane education shines through so naturally and we’re so excited for her journey with the team. We asked her a few questions about her experience thus far: Why did you choose to give your time to The Underdog Project? When I […]


Recruiting: Project Manager – animal assisted therapy

We’re on the hunt for a project manager, specialising in animal assisted therapy. The full job spec is below: Role: Project Manager – animal assisted therapy Location: Hout Bay, Cape Town Reports to: Project Founder/Head of HAI Contract Dates: mid January 2017 – mid December 2017 (with aim to renew annually) Application Deadline: 28 October 2015 Job Description: The Project Manager […]