Guidance & Personal supervision

how do I move my pets

Veterinary preparation

essential for pets relocating overseas

Pet travel crates

wooden travel boxes or plastic travel kennels

Pet protection plan

complementary cover for your pets while in transit

Traveller Welcome Pack

products that will ease the pet’s journey


care and love while you are away

Global Paws is one of the most reputable pet travel companies worldwide and we were the first IPATA member in South Africa.

Our Company owner/director, Dean Emin, serves on the board of IPATA as regional director for Africa and The Middle East providing unparalleled access to all international pet travel developments as they occur.


Hello & Welcome! We are so glad you have found us. We are looking forward to getting to know you and your pets.

Global Paws is here to safely and ethically take care of the entire process of your pet relocation needs. This means we will manage all your pets’ flights, veterinary requirements for overseas pet travel, origin and destination ground transportation, kennelling and much more.

Whether it is dog transport or cat transport that you are looking for, you can be confident that you’ve reached South Africa’s leading pet movers.

We have been providing reliable pet travel and animal moving services professionally since 1986 so you can imagine just how much experience, knowledge and understanding we have to offer you, read more About us.

We provide animal relocation services within South Africa and international transportation to and from anywhere in the world, read more Pet travel and animal relocation. Besides domestic pet shipping services and international pet travel services, we are also able to assist with the import of pets into South Africa and surrounding SADC countries. If your pet is transiting through South Africa we are able to arrange onward flights to all African and other international destinations and manage all your pet transit requirements.

What’s important to you?

  • Your comfort – We will provide you with professional and up to date pet travel guidance
    and expertise concerning your destination country’s specific requirements …read more
  • Your funds – invest with us, the professional company that charges an honest price for an above standard service. Our price does not compromise the level of service we supply or the care provided to your pets …read more
  • Your time - If you are a busy person, and finding time is difficult for you, let us supply you with an all-inclusive pet relocation service …read more
  • Your peace of mind – The safety of your pets is the most worrying aspect of your animal’s relocation experience and this is the reason why it is important that you deal with a professional and down to earth pet travel company, who will put your pet’s comfort, safety and needs above all else …read more
  • Uniqueness - Why are we the preferred travel agency and what else does Global Paws offer that is unique? …find answers here
  • Our company motto is: HOME IS WHERE YOUR PET IS. Every decision we make is based on this statement as we honestly believe that a pet completes a family. Every day we send or receive pets, either from international or local destinations, and see that the reunion with beloved furry friends is a very emotional and rewarding event for both the pet and its family. We are and will always be happy to take part in this unique experience.

    We are looking forward to your call!


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    Office phone +27 (0) 87 997 0540
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    Read about What the pet travel process looks like

    • "Thank you Elsabe and Bibi for the professional way you handled the process with the dog family! We will surely recommend the services to all our friends who ne..."

      - Johann PRETORIUS

    • "Just to tell you that everything went very smoothly, Harper went through his great adventure in great style, and seemed to love every minute. We were cleared ve..."

      - Andrew McQuay

    • "Thanks for these photos. Your babies are too adorable. I love your dogs who are very different. Is the one an Australian ranch dog? (I may have the breed wrong)..."

      - Jo Hedges

    • "You guys were absolutely amazing! Doggie is 100% settled and was not at all phased by his travels. Thank you SOOOO much and I will be happy to recommend your s..."

      - Glynis Coetzee - B.A...

    • "Cate arrived in good spirits, though she was mad at me for three days. Happily, all seems to have been forgiven and she is doing great. Thank you so much..."

      - Craig, Julie & Cate

    • "We`re at our new home and everything is great. The cats are curious and happy and much more perky than me after an 11 hour flight. Thank you so much for everyth..."

      - Stephanie Nel

    • "I apologize for not contacting you sooner. The cats are great and settled down immediately. I must mention that Wed was most stressful. Like fools , we did n..."

      - Carmelitte

    • "Hi Bibi Just a quick email to thank you for delivering Chloe on Thursday. It was a pleasure to have her delivered to me. Thank you for your time an..."

      - Vanessa

    • "We now have our broadband up and running at long last so I can reply. Nougat is well and here in Napier with us. She travelled very well and "survived" th..."

      - Bruce Corbett

    • "I just wanted to record my heartfelt thanks for both the service that Global Paws carried out so excellently, from start to finish, and your own personal part w..."

      - Mike Arblaster

    • "Maggie travelled from JNB to Canada  Thank you for your message.   Maggie arrived well. From what my son Wayne tells me everything went well on ..."

      - Sheila Pomario

    • "Yvette was fantastic, thank her again from me. I was telling her you are probably so sick of my constant contacting you ;-) And the grey hairs named after me ..."

      - Annerie

    • "Once again Global Paws provided absolutely professional, highly efficient and very friendly service.  Our precious kitty arrived safe and sound in Jhb and ..."

      - Linda Suttie

    • "Yes, everything went smoothly. Oblivious to the stress Becky and I went through, Izzy arrived with her tail wagging. Thank you so much for all your help and rea..."

      - Mathew

    • "Just to let you know our `girls` have arrived safe and sound and very calm. They are both busy investigating the house going from room to room. I have made up t..."

      - Tina

    • "Hi there, Firstly, I have to tell you that the staff at the quarantine station were raving about how organised the girl..."

      - Mandy Ruthen

    • "Dear Elsabe, Thank you very much for your support and service during this time. It is highly appreciated! "

      - Johann PRETORIUS,

    • "Please accept this note as my sincere and heartfelt praise for the service and professionalism provided to me by Natalie Davis in shipping our two pets, Jagger ..."

      - Warren Bone

    • "We would like to thank you for looking after our cat Misty, we found your service to be excellent and all seems to be well. We really appreciated you keeping us..."

      - Wendy & Athol Mallen

    • "Hi there. I just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone we dealt with at global paws in getting our 3 mutts down to cape town and back. It was an absolute pl..."

      - Paolo Grippa all