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About Dogtown SA

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Please come and Visit Dogtown and meet our awesome dogs who are all looking for homes.

We welcome volunteers so please come and spend the day with the coolest dogs in town.


Click here to help Dogtown Save More Lives


We are open to the public everyday (weekends included) from 9am – 12:30 and again from 13:30 – 15:00


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Email: info@dogtownsa.org
NPO 095-264 – PBO 930032491


Is to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome.

Dogtown SA – Saving More Lives

Nestled in the Hennops mountains is the most remarkable sanctuary, for dogs who have lost their families or have been rescued from dire situations. Every day the dedicated team at Dogtown provide individual care to each of these dogs in a peaceful, tranquil setting while they wait for their forever homes. 

Rescue dogs are not Broken

There is often a misconception that all rescue dogs are going to be damaged in some way, but that’s simply not true. There are plenty of wonderful dogs at Dogtown SA, who through no fault of their own have found themselves homeless and are just hoping for a second chance at a new life in a loving home.
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Robs Retreat – Rehabilitation Area

 Sometimes however there are sadly a few dogs that have had a rough time and are struggling. These special need dogs require professional care. At Dogtown we have a dedicated rehabilitation area where our full time qualified trainers and behaviorists work tirelessly each day, improving the lives of these misunderstood dogs. 
We are often their last glimmer of hope to become well-adjusted dogs who can live full and happy lives.
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Retirement Village

We are currently busy creating our retirement village to provide a safe and loving environment for the more mature residents who often require special medical care and are sadly dumped at animal shelters when they become too much trouble.

You can help us Save More Lives

Every year thousands of precious dogs lose their homes and their lives. With your help we can SAVE more lives and provide the best care for the abandoned and abused, while we search for loving families that will give them their happy ever after. 
We aim to offer lifelong commitment to the dogs that come into our care and a lifetime of support to their new families.

With the quality of daily enrichment and training by internationally qualified staff. The dogs at Dogtown receive the best care while they patiently wait for their loving home. Dogtown is the only true rehabilitation centre in South Africa with a team of 10 full time certified trainers and behaviourists seeing to the dogs every needs.

The majority of the dogs in our care are happy go lucky dogs who just need YOU!

To donate  and help us SAVE MORE LIVES, please click here.



DogtownSA is based in Hennops River, just outside Hartbeespoort Dam.

Please contact us for our full address.

We are open to the public everyday (weekends included) between 09:00 – 12:30 and again from 13:30 – 15:00.
Please contact info@dogtownsa.org to arrange your visit.

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Contact the DogtownSA team:

General – info@dogtownsa.org
Adoptions – adopt@dogtownsa.org
Volunteer – volunteer@dogtownsa.org
Merchandise – louise@dogtownsa.org
Advertising and fundraising – pat@dogtownsa.org