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) 83 640 4574
    Quote Center: click here

    For full contact listing please click here.

    Read about What the pet travel process looks like

    Shelley Gouverneur - 13 days ago
    Buffy Pug, Dubai to Pretoria xoxo

    16 people like this
    Shelley Gouverneur - 14 days ago
    Alfie already knows there's an imposter in his new home...Thank you Global Paws for looking after my Alfie and Buffy Pugs from Dubai to Pretoria. More pics to follow xoxo

    25 people like this
    • "I would like to thank you for the wonderful job that you have done for us. The dogs arrived as scheduled and they are happy in their new yard. Thank you once a..."

      - Florentina Radoi, PA...

    • "Dear Yvette, Ah you are an angel above all other angels - service form Global Paws (which is really you as you are the only I`ve dealt with) has been incredib..."

      - Lisa Bucher

    • "I am just popping in to say THANKS A MILLION for all your support with Angel`s relocation. Angel is settling in well & appears to be very happy and relaxed;..."

      - Christine Hampton

    • "Dear Bibi , Charlene , Elsabe and the Team at Global Paws. I would like to extend my deepest and sincerest gratitude for everything that you have done to get ..."

      - Dr Z Akoojee BVSc, C...

    • "BEST NEWS EVER!!!!! Thank you very much. great organisation, efficient work, great communication, so freindly. Can`t believe I found you!!"

      - Nadja Fredericks

    • "It is August when we see a posting on the Stillbaai Animal Welfare Facebook page for Bilbo the Golden Retriever needing a new home. Bilbo is a five year old boy..."

      - Golden Retriever Res...

    • "THANKS GOD!!!! Both doggies arrived safely yesterday evening in Managua. I took them as soon as we passed the paper work quickly to their new home which they ..."

      - Gereon

    • "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...

    • "It is with great pleasure that I wish to convey my appreciation in the professional way in which your consultants perform their daily functions. I do wish to..."

      - Mark Stokes Operatio...

    • "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...

    • "Thank you very much for an excellent service. Both my pets arrived safely in Zurich. We are all trying to settle in. I will send you some photos as soon as ..."

      - Edgar & Emelene Schu...

    • "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

    • "Dear Elsabe, Just to drop you a line to let you know that Vega arrived safe and relatively unstressed. She is settling in very well. I again want to thank you..."

      - Brenda Brent

    • "Dear Marlene, Thanks for the excellent service. My cats arrived safe and sound, and have settled in well. Thanks aga..."

      - Adrienne Molyneux

    • "Great news !!!!. Smokey and Skye arrived safely Tuesday afternnon, and we had them home by 8 pm. Very strange to them, obviously, but happy to see us. We..."

      - Gary Gray

    • "Hi Elsabe, Thanks for your email and apologies for my delayed one, but things have been hectic here on this side. Just to let you know that our two dogs trave..."

      - John, Pauline, Tiger...

    • "Dear Yvette, ...I would just like to say thank you very very much! :) You guys are awesome! I have been happily reunited with my furry friends thank you so mu..."

      - Eric Rees

    • "Thank you, our cats are with us and everything went very smoothly. The guy who delivered them rang us and told us where he was every step of the way and was ver..."

      - Anel Whiting


      - Lecka Sookhoo

    • "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