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

    • "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 ..."

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      - Bruce & Anita Corbet

    • "Thank you so much for the email. My babies arrived safe and sound thank you very much! :-) The only mishap we did exeperience is that the leashes and Jessie`..."

      - Nicole Smith

    • "Monty travelled from CPT to Canada.   Monty arrived on Friday and was well taken care of. Thank you very much for the note placed on his box which was v..."

      - Trevor Simpson

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

      - Nadja Fredericks

    • "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...

    • "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

    • "Clien`s doggies travelled from Cape Town to the UK.    Pur kids are home safely - thank you so so much for everything! I will send you a few pics of..."

      - Ilse-Mari

    • "Hi Elsabe, Hope you are all well. It`s just a week short of 3 months that Clark and Leo have been with us in Canada. T..."

      - Sandra Marsh

    • "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

    • "Bella and Ginger arrived safely at their new home in Canada. They were in excellent condition when they arrived in Calgary, even after a long flight. They wer..."

      - Louanne Strauch

    • "I can confirm that Max arrived safe and sound and has adapted well to his new surroundings. Thanks again for the professional and reliable service."

      - Martin Tang

    • "Hi there, Firstly, I have to tell you that the staff at the quarantine station were raving about how organised the girl..."

      - Mandy Ruthen

    • "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

    • "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...

    • "Hi Toinette,   Just a HUGE thank you for our help with Molly`s transportation. We are so grateful to you and JP for everything. She is happy as Larry, alr..."

      - Kim Wright

    • "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

    • "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

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

      - Lara Sauerbier

    • "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 all