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
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    Read about What the pet travel process looks like

    Mr Bones all packed up and ready to go for his TV commercial Shoot. The travel box turned out awesome. Thank you.

    17 people like this
    Our Famous Mr Bones the Blue and Gold Macaw getting ready for his trip to fame, thank you Global Paws for assisting us with the transport to Durban and for making his awesome box, even with the last minute plans and hicups we had it turned out fantastic.

    Emma Viviers Mercer - 15 days ago
    My four year old can't wait to use our new travel crates to take our pets to the USA

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    • "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...

    • "Hi Elsabe! I brought Lammington home today - she seemed a bit timid at first but then the volume turned up the longer we were in the car ;-) She wondered arou..."

      - Natasha Polasek

    • "Thank you so much for all your effort regarding Cloe travelling from JHB to Washington DC. Looking after her and all the love you gave her. She arrived safely ..."

      - Jacob and Marcelle v...

    • "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...

    • "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

    • "Hi Yvette, Hope this finds you doing well! Frank & I were thinking of taking a few trips over the next couple of years. Since you all were so good with Peyco..."

      - Tami Marshall

    • "I just wanted to send a big THANK YOU to everyone for your help in getting Puma to Santiago for us. I know it turned into a bit of a headache for all, with the..."

      - Martha White

    • "Thanks very much for the follow up email. We honestly cannot find any fault at all with our beloved kitty Pearly`s travel arrangements and must commend you at G..."

      - Linda and Wayne Sutt...

    • "We are home! I was so relieved and happy to see them.  I was expecting them to be bewildered and panicky, but to my surprise they were quite relaxed. They..."

      - Dr. Joanita Olivier

    • "Thanks for your email. Biscuit and Noodle arrived safely yesterday morning and we were all very happy to be reunited as I’ve been in the UK for 14 weeks a..."

      - Ally Lamb

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

      - Johann PRETORIUS,

    • "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

    • "Two doggies - Sasha & Ching travelled from Malawi to Phillipines. A very big "thank you" especially to you and the Global Paws team for a fantastic jo..."

      - Perry Perepeczko

    • "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

    • "Thank you for all your help, support and patience in bringing Bennett Puppy to my house today. He arrived safely, was so excited that he dribble all over me..."

      - Michelle Bennett

    • "I trust that all is well with you and yours. I just wanted to drop a mail to thank you again for all you did. Now that our dogs are back we forget how much..."

      - Roland David

    • "Dear Global Paws, Thank you so much for all your assistance and helping me a year ago to relocate my little Chihuahua ..."

      - Wendy Moller

    • "Morning Marlene, Thank you for your email. Our dogs arrived and everything from the Global paws side was excellent. Your professionalism from day one in how I ..."

      - Lisa Alexander

    • "Email received with thanks . Well Done on the transport of Louisa – she arrived safely at the Durban Cargo Airport in a secure spacious travel box with a s..."

      - Joan Widdowson FIISA...

    • "Sisi arrived well and it appears she was very well looked after. Thank you for everything and I would definitely recommend Global Paws to anyone I know who wou..."

      - Mayan, JB and Sisi all