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!


    National Switchboard & Quote Center:

    Office phone +27 (0) 87 997 0540
    Quote Center: click here

    For full contact listing please click here.

    Read about What the pet travel process looks like

    To everyone at Global Paws , thank you for making the pugs journey from Vancouver to Johannesburg so you can see, they are settling in very regards, Suzanne King-Bedford

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    • "We have picked up Maggie and we are doing all well! THANK YOU very much for all help. This is just a quick email just to say that Maggie has arrived safe and we..."

      - Jesse, Natasha and M...

    • "Dear Yvette, Just wanted to share a pic of the babies today all settled into their new home in Boston. Brady is the bl..."

      - Dee Benzing

    • "Thank you thank you thank you for arranging this sooner than the 20th of September. You have been absolutely amazing. Thanks too for always keeping us in the ..."

      - Lucy Laurens

    • "I can not put into words how thankful I am, the kitty cats are settling in - they flew well, will definitely take pictures for you and email a proper thank you ..."

      - Christine, Leila and...

    • "Thank you so much for the email. My babies arrived safe and sound thank you very much! :-) The only mishap we did exeperience is that the leashes and Jessie`..."

      - Nicole Smith

    • "It was a very fast and pleasant experience. I would and will recommend glowbalpaws to any breeder, family and pet lover.  My bull terrier puppy arrived s..."

      - Zoe Vosloo

    • "Thanks very much for your phonecall assuring us that the cats appear to be coping with their confinement. It has been such a pleasure dealing with you and our o..."

      - Steve and Fiona Frie...

    • "I just wanted to thank you one last time for all your hard work, your attentive manner of dealing with all of our needs and requests, and finally for your compa..."

      - Ranza Cramer

    • "I am so sorry for the delay in replying but it has taken a little while to get up and running! Max & Cleo arrived very safely actually on the day that we ar..."

      - Sam, Wayne, Max & Cl...

    • "We have arrived safely in Kansas City and my babies are fantastic. Thank you Yvette for everything you did for us I can’t begin to express my gratitude fo..."

      - Kate Bouwer

    • "Donavan has just left. He is such a darling! Very gentle with the animals. I got a bit teary and already I miss them. "

      - Michelle Friedman

    • "We would like to thank you and the Team from Global Paws for what you did to make this possible. Midge and Tickie arrived safe and sound. We had no problems o..."

      - Mike Taylor IT Supp...

    • "Dear Elsabe, After a very long trip and a huge fight at Yuhzno i got my little Twiggy! She is doing well a little bit..."

      - Wendy Moller

    • "...While we were in the transit lounge in Nairobi I happened to look out of the window onto the apron and lo and behold I spot a little tractor pulling a lonely..."

      - Patrick Dwyer

    • "Dear Toinette, Thank you for all your assistance and professionalism. Tommy is safe and sound on the other side. Y..."

      - Lara Sauerbier

    • "I have just collected Oscar from the airport, he seems fine and happy. We are in a cab now, hopefully he will settle well at home. A big thank you for all you ..."

      - Megan Reynolds

    • "Dear Toinette, Jax has arrived and all went well for the collection. She arrived happy to see me, a little confused p..."

      - Alison Devine

    • "A big thank you to you and global paws from the Moodley family for making the transition back to South Africa trouble free. I would like to extended a hearties..."

      - The Moodley Family.

    • "Hi Elsabe, Thank you for the mail.  My pets have arrived safely in Hermanus. I would like to thank you for the amazing service.   We have had a very..."

      - L`May Venter

    • "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 all