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

    • "I have just collected Oscar from the airport, he seems fine and happy. We are in a cab now, hopefully he will settle well at home. A big thank you for all you ..."

      - Megan Reynolds

    • "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

    • "I just wanted to say thank you so much for all your help with Maggia. Sorry I never got to meet you when I fetched her to say thanks to you personally. It reall..."

      - Melanie Raath

    • "Hi Yvette, Just a quick note to let you know that Cleo, Lily & Molly arrived home in Perth last night after their 3 month quarantine period! They are following..."

      - The Falconer Family

    • "Hi there. I just wanted to say a big thank you to everyone we dealt with at global paws in getting our 3 mutts down to cape town and back. It was an absolute pl..."

      - Paolo Grippa

    • "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...

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

      - Wendy Moller

    • "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

    • "Tim Tam is safe and sound with her grandparents and is finding the Gauteng lifestyle to be ok, if not VERY different from the Australian outback. She has a r..."

      - Wesley, Nicole & Tim...

    • "Two dogs: Alley & Finnley travelled from Dubai to Cape Town Thank you so much to you and the team at Global Paws for handling our precious cargo with such ..."

      - Adri & Lizette Beste...

    • "Thanks, all went well and the dogs arrived safely in Dar es Salaam. There did not show any sign of stress and were just happy to see us again. There were no rem..."

      - Nina

    • "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...

    • "Once again Global Paws provided absolutely professional, highly efficient and very friendly service.  Our precious kitty arrived safe and sound in Jhb and ..."

      - Linda Suttie

    • "I just wanted to let you know that Spencer arrived safely and coped with the flight incredibly well, as I`m sure my mom already let you know.  The procedu..."

      - Carla Liesching

    • "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

    • "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 Toinette, ...Moving country is always very stressful, but moving our beloved pets is even more stressful. I did m..."

      - Jan Vaalie

    • "Mary said that your man collected my babies very nicely and they were really happy with their accommodation. Thanks so much. Have a nice weekend. "

      - Vanessa Burnett-Hick...

    • "Thank you again for all your efforts in collecting Tristan. She is happy there and Danny is happy to have some company. I am currently enroute to Johannesburg a..."

      - Francis Carbonu

    • "Both arrived safe and well and EXTREMELY happy to be with their family again albeit in new and drastically colder surroundings! They’ve immediately taken ..."

      - Andy Simpson all