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 - 50 days ago
    Nina joined her family in the UK yesterday.

    8 people like this
    Sally Toms - 53 days ago
    Excellent servive.

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    • "Hi Yvette! Hope you are doing well. I just wanted to give you a very big thank you for all your valuable guidance thro..."

      - Michelle de Klerk

    • "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

    • "I wish to express our thanks and appreciation to you for all your assistance and support  regarding the importation of Beau-Rex and Tinkles.  They ha..."

      - Rudi Janse van Vuure...

    • "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...

    • "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

    • "Dear Elsabe, Thank you so much they were great, it was an awesome reunion with their Pappa. You guys are fantastic to..."

      - Mali Reed

    • "To Elsabe and JP and all you other wonderful people. Bell arrived in great form, wagging her tail at all the attention she was receiving.  She travelled v..."

      - Sue Meiring

    • "How does one measure compasion? is it what we say, or what we do ? Our experience with Global Paws was beyond our expectations when we moved from South Afric..."

      - Warren James Searle

    • "Just want to thank you once again with your assistance in relocating my pets. I received excellent service from you guys!!! Wishing you well. "

      - Carlo Bezuidenhout

    • "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

    • "Yvette and the rest of the Global Paws Team--   Thanks so much for getting our furry family members to us!!  We had a couple of false starts in the US..."

      - Malia, DJ, David, an...

    • "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

    • "Good Day Yvette; I hope this email finds its way to you....I sent you an email to let you know that Maggie arrived saf..."

      - Malissa and Maggie B...

    • "Dear Marlene, Thank you so much for having Phudi send to me safe and sound and in excellent condition! The reunion between us was teary and wagtailling! He is..."

      - Anneki Coetzee

    • "Hi Guys Just want to give you both a big huge thanks for your assistance, support and help with Roxy Roxy was delivered at my family home safe and happy..."

      - Drinie Viljoen

    • "Thanks very much for the info. We can`t wait for him to arrive this side. This last week has probably been one of the longest of my life. My husband can`t w..."

      - Antoinette and Adr...

    • "Thank you to you and the team at global paws for getting our puggies and cats safely to Kenya. I can`t tell you how nice it feels to have the family back toget..."

      - Jennifer Manson

    • "Thank you very much for managing the importation of Fudge. She is fine if a little bewildered of her new surroundings. A special thanks to your handler who I be..."

      - Rakesh Parbhoo

    • "We do have our babies safe and sound!!! They are super tired, but very happy to see us. I think everything went super well! Sanford (the older guy) got sick ..."

      - Valerie Naglich

    • "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... all