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

    Global Paws - 55 days ago
    Nina joined her family in the UK yesterday.

    8 people like this
    Sally Toms - 57 days ago
    Excellent servive.

    3 people like this
    • "Two dogs: Clark & Leo travelled from Johannesburg to Calgary. I would like to thank you and your team for such a profesional performance and affitude to yo..."

      - Bob Brett ( Sandra`s...

    • "I wish to thank you on behalf of layla and myself for organising a flawless move from SA to UK. We are all happy and contented with no problems. Photos to follo..."

      - Don

    • "Dear Yvette, Bibi and Jacky, Our babies (Guinness and Bailey) have arrived and are completely settled in their new home in Stellenbosch. Thank you so very much..."

      - Cheryl Perepeczko

    • "Thank you so much for everything. They arrived safely and are currently wandering around their new home inspecting it  Everything was awesome and couldn..."

      - Kerry Cochrane

    • "Austin - the dog, travelled from USA to Lesotho.  Thank you for writing, our travel to our home in Lesotho went without a hitch.  Both South Africa a..."

      - Bryan Eygabroad

    • "Sorry it`s taken so long, but my husband only arrived yesterday and it`s a bit difficult getting a picture of Monty and Bella together by myself....Let me know ..."

      - Christa Cameron

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

      - Lara Sauerbier

    • "Hi Yvette, Just a quick note to let you know that Cleo, Lily & Molly arrived home in Perth last night after their 3 month quarantine period! They are following..."

      - The Falconer Family

    • "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

    • "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...

    • "Dear Elsabe, Thank you so much for your services. Dennis is with me and is perfectly fine. He travelled very well and is as calm as ever. We are happily reun..."

      - Boel Stridbeck

    • "Today we picked up Snap in Atlanta and he is now at his new home.  Good job Global Paws.  Everything went as smoothly as I could have imagined. ..."

      - John Montgomery

    • "All’s well here in in Keirio Valley in the Great Rift Valley of Western Kenya. The flight, and especially Shadow’s travel, went exceptionally well and ..."

      - Jo, Grant and Shadow...

    • "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...

    • "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

    • "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

    • "Milo is happily settled with us in his new country and home.  I want to again thank you for an excellent service from day one with all the questions, worri..."

      - Ina Venter

    • "I just wanted to say thank you delivering Rex safely to our premises today. It was a huge relief to see him safe and sound, especially after such a long trip. ..."

      - Suzie Beaven

    • "Dear Elsabe, Well believe it or not, the dogs have settled in brilliantly!!! Even getting used to walking on leads in ..."

      - Luisa Watkins

    • "Thank you for all the help I did receive from Global Paws.  A very special  Thank You to Toinette and Tracy for all the help they gave to the Cats and..."

      - Marina L Minnie - Tr... all