South Africa

The trainers on this list signed the position paper and work fully according to the code of conduct of the initiative for force-free dog training (otherwise an entry will be deleted).

1 Westkap


2 Northcap


3 Eastcap


3610 Gillits Durban: The Smart Dog, Smith, Grant, 0812704672,,

Qualifications, Titles, Educations: Assessor and Moderator registred with Department Higher Education., Registered with Seta, Kennel union Dog judge, Animal behaviourist, Canine Hoopers world Assessor, TDS - Scentworker International Trainer, Studied at University Pretoria - Puppy Development, University Leeds and University Edinburgh

Offer/courses: Puppy School, Home obedience, Canine Hoopers world, K9 Behaviour consulting, Doggy Day Care, Service dog training and certification


3640 Kloof: Louise’s Dog and Puppy School, Welsford, Louise, +27 0848287880,,

Qualifications, Titles, Educations: Accredited Super Pup Trainer, Fulfilled the Requirements of the Basic Behaviour Course presented by the Ethology Academy of South Africa. (Certificate BD2028), A Panel Judge for Retriever Field Trials

Offer/courses: Pet/Companion Foundations and Good Manners Classes, Private Tuition of above programmes, Behaviour Consultations, Retriever Training for Field Trials, Trick Dog Training, Puppy Classes, Self motivated study by way of current research, podcasts and articles by force-free trainers


4 KwaZulu-Natal


5 Free State


6 North West


7 Gauteng


8 Mpumalanga


9 Limpopo