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
    Quote Center: click here

    For full contact listing please click here.

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    • "I really do wish I could meet you in person and give you a hug. This has been quite stressful but you have been amazing with all of your help and attention. ..."

      - Donald Lessner

    • "Dear Marlene, Pixie arrived very safely and she was so happy to see us, as we were to see her. She was tired but has ad..."

      - Paul and Valerie.

    • "I am actually having a welcoming home party for them with the few people I know, mostly locally recruited Finnish staff + 10 with balloons, streamers, but no wh..."

      - Hannie

    • "Thanks for this, has been a bit hectic but your email pre-empted mine to you. Thank you so much for organising everything so very efficiently from the SA side....."

      - Josie Rowe-Setz

    • "Thank you for the professional, friendly & all round excellent manner with which you dealt with the organisation, relocation and import of our 3 dogs (Molly, Ma..."

      - Guin Gilbert

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

      - Johann PRETORIUS,

    • "I would just like to thank you for all your kind care and assistance in getting Jaydee to the UK safely and sound!!! You guys really do a sterling job and offer..."

      - Kate Christley

    • "Dear Elsabe, First I want to thank you personally in helping us step by step getting our little one her safely! we were so nerves having our little pup tr..."

      - Chantel du plessis &...

    • "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

    • "Client`s two dogs travelled from Cape Town to Dar Es Salaam.    Yes everything went smoothly thank you. ...Thanks for all your help. The dogs are ..."

      - Kerry McCann

    • "Thanks you so much for bringing our boys back home to us in the Netherlands. They are doing really well in their new home and adjusting to our other dog as well..."

      - Heleen and Rolf Wilt...

    • "2 cats, Boots and Monty that went to London Heathrow last week.  Thank you so much for all you have done for my cats - they are now safely here, in very g..."

      - Clare Hampshire

    • "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

    • "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

    • "Just dropping you a quick note to say thanks for getting Lucy safely to us in the US. I picked her up on Friday morning from Atlanta. I must say that the proces..."

      - Max Nightingale

    • "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

    • "Bella Doepker arrived happy and well! Amanda was very happy! Thank you so much for a wonderful job! We will use you every time! What a great team! "

      - Ron Nelson

    • "Two dogs: Clark & Leo travelled from Johannesburg to Calgary. Clark and Leo arriving in Calgary.  Click the YouTube link to see more http://youtu..."

      - John & Sandy Marsh

    • "Hi Elsabe, Firstly a huge huge huge thank you to you and the entire team at global Paws. Not only was your service prof..."

      - Jaydene Phillips

    • "Thank you for your e mail. Gucci arrived safely and has already settled, She is beautiful. I will get Robert to take some photo`s of her and mail them to you.Th..."

      - Sally and Roy Wing all