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.


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) 11 100 7400
    Quote Center: click here

    For full contact listing please click here.

    Read about What the pet travel process looks like

    • "Dear Elsabe, Just to drop you a line to let you know that Vega arrived safe and relatively unstressed. She is settling in very well. I again want to thank you..."

      - Brenda Brent

    • "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

    • "Hi Elsabe, We are all well - thank you very much for all the work you did in getting Olive to Belfast. He arrived safel..."

      - Siobhan Watson

    • "Hi Elsabe, We only experienced 1st Class service! Thanks a million! We are very satisfied. We would recommend you guys..."

      - Adaan Pretorius

    • "Hi Bibi Just a quick email to thank you for delivering Chloe on Thursday. It was a pleasure to have her delivered to me. Thank you for your time an..."

      - Vanessa

    • "Chilli and Litchi arrives safe and sound in Brussels on Friday evening 20h00.  It was a long 24 hours journey for them but they seemed fine and were very h..."

      - Michelle Whittemore ...

    • "Thank you thank you thank you for arranging this sooner than the 20th of September. You have been absolutely amazing. Thanks too for always keeping us in the ..."

      - Lucy Laurens

    • "Thank you for a terrific service! First and foremost I have to thank Cesar for going out of his way to assist us – he helped us get some necessary documen..."

      - Andre Koekemoer

    • "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...

    • "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

    • "Thank you so much for the help and for getting the newest member of our Family Storm delivered to us In the United States (Houston, Texas) "

      - Jason Jensen

    • "We now have our broadband up and running at long last so I can reply. Nougat is well and here in Napier with us. She travelled very well and "survived" th..."

      - Bruce Corbett

    • "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

    • "I just wanted to record my heartfelt thanks for both the service that Global Paws carried out so excellently, from start to finish, and your own personal part w..."

      - Mike Arblaster

    • "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

    • "Thank you for your very professional and friendly service. You are very well organised, kept us up to date before, during and after the relocation. The dogs t..."

      - Dale Palmer

    • "Thank you so much for your assistance.  All went well and Fraulein is very much ok at this stage. Trying to play with the kitten, which want nothing to do ..."

      - Andrien Myburgh

    • "We would like to thank you for all your help!! Seun is happy being with us but is adjusting with the 2 other dogs he is starting to get excited and almost wants..."

      - The Coetzee family

    • "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

    • "Hi Bibi Trust all is well with you. Derrick just collected the originals documentation for all 3 Dogs. Apparently he will collect the Dogs on Friday morni..."

      - Tullio Ravazzolo all