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The South East Province comprises of a number of major port cities in South Africa including Port Alfred, Port Elizabeth, East London, Grahamstown, George and Knysna. South East Coast incorporates past SADAA regions Eastern Province, Southern Cape & Border. The region has made great progress since 2013 when it was formed, with membership growing and registered clubs holding regular club trials and regional trials annually. 


Karis Nafte is originally from the USA where she started as a professional dog trainer in 1996.  After moving to Cape Town in 2005, she then founded the Happy Dog Training and Agility school in Knysna in 2010. In addition to running a busy agility school Karis also teaches puppy classes, obedience, works as a behaviourist offering individual consultations and is an animal wrangler for the film industry.  Karis has loved the sport of agility since she was a teenager.  She is a judge for the South African Dog Agility Association and the Regional Director for the South East Coast Region. 


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Happy Dogs

Happy Dogs is a dog agility and training school running in Knysna. Various classes are offered from puppy school to agility and obedience.

Our methods are based on positive reinforcement and everyone is welcome.

We hope to make training your dog a fun, encouraging experience.

Please visit happydogs.co.za for more information or contact Karis on 073 729 8194.

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