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

    • "Kitties have just been collected  I know that I am probably repeating myself but its more to make sure that I am mentioning it. I have given your driver 2 ..."

      - Lauren du Preez

    • "Just dropping you a quick note to say thanks for getting Lucy safely to us in the US. I picked her up on Friday morning from Atlanta. I must say that the proces..."

      - Max Nightingale

    • "Bella Doepker arrived happy and well! Amanda was very happy! Thank you so much for a wonderful job! We will use you every time! What a great team! "

      - Ron Nelson

    • "I am so sorry for the delay in replying but it has taken a little while to get up and running! Max & Cleo arrived very safely actually on the day that we ar..."

      - Sam, Wayne, Max & Cl...

    • "Milo is happily settled with us in his new country and home.  I want to again thank you for an excellent service from day one with all the questions, worri..."

      - Ina Venter

    • "I cannot begin to thank you enough for your assistance with locating and caring for my dog over the past several days. He is very exhausted, but all and all se..."

      - Regina Kolc

    • "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...

    • "I have recently had a litter of puppies, many of whom went to homes outside of South Africa. I used Global Paws to get them to their destinations safely and can..."

      - Debbie Collier Kumal...

    • "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

    • "Thank you for everything you have done for Tom . He is well and safe in Mauritius . "

      - Catherine

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

      - Mali Reed

    • "Dear Toinette, Jax has arrived and all went well for the collection. She arrived happy to see me, a little confused p..."

      - Alison Devine

    • "Hi Marlene Thor arrived safely and very happy. Thank you it was an excellend experience with Global paws, fantastic ser..."

      - Irene

    • "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...

    • "Just a quick update to let you know how the cats are doing. Both seem to have settled down well and are busy destroying fabric and carpets and getting used to t..."

      - Mike Arblaster

    • "My husband and i can not thank you enough for all your help, understanding and patients, in assisting us with our move. All the fur babies arrived in good ..."

      - Claire and James Mee...

    • "Client`s two dogs travelled from Cape Town to Dar Es Salaam.    Yes everything went smoothly thank you. ...Thanks for all your help. The dogs are ..."

      - Kerry McCann

    • "Mogz settled in his new surroundings and completely at home now, thank you so much for making this possible."

      - Cathy Riley

    • "Thank you so so much for everything that you have done, you have been absolutely amazing. I will email you later to let you know when Spencer is safe and sound ..."

      - Carla

    • "Dear Elsabe, Thank you so much for the excellent arrangements with the dogs!!!!!!! Please thank JP as well for the pro..."

      - John all