The ONLY pit bull breed specific rescue & rehabilitation centre in South Africa!
We are advocates of this breed, promising to always be their voice!
Rescue & rehabilitation happens with immense love & care, always.
Founder Estelle Smith has over 30 years of experience & vows to stand by them, to protect them, & to rescue them from abuse, cruelty, hate, fighting, & the severely misaligned public perception.
Underdogs is built on a strong foundation of unwavering passion for this magnificent breed.
With rehabilitation & education as focal points for Estelle, she is determined to educate people against the vicious practice of dog fighting & animal cruelty.
Estelle founded the NPO back in December 2011 and over the last 10 years, Underdogs SA Pit Bull Rescue & Rehabilitation Centre has successfully rescued, rehabilitated & found loving homes, for 100's of pit bull dogs.
Some of her qualifications include, but are not limited to:
Pit Bull Federation of South Africa Judging Course (2007)
Basic Obedience Course (2013)
Registered as an associate member of the ABC of SA (Animal Behaviour Consultants 2015)
Leash Reactivity Seminar (2018)
Ethology Academy Basic Animal Behaviour Course: Dogs (2020)