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

    Global Paws - 23 days ago
    Nina joined her family in the UK yesterday.

    7 people like this
    Sally Toms - 26 days ago
    Excellent servive.

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    • "We collected the pets from the kennels on Friday 8th February. They were of course very happy to see us and are now happily settled in our new home. ..."

      - Clive and Franci Ki...

    • "Dear Toinette and Global Paws Staff, From the bottom of our hearts we thank you, for the excellent service and advice y..."

      - Tanya and family.

    • "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

    • "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 ...

    • "Yvette was fantastic, thank her again from me. I was telling her you are probably so sick of my constant contacting you ;-) And the grey hairs named after me ..."

      - Annerie

    • "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

    • "Hello Toinette and all the other girls at the office, At last!!! Here’s the promised picture of Julius and Quintus in the Netherlands. Getting use to the c..."

      - Heleen and Rolf Wilt...

    • "Thank you for excellent service all the way Toinette! It has been fantastic! Speaking of fantastic: Leo is the perfect man for the job he does. What a dog lover..."

      - Marie Grell

    • "I apologize for not contacting you sooner. The cats are great and settled down immediately. I must mention that Wed was most stressful. Like fools , we did n..."

      - Carmelitte

    • "Please accept this note as my sincere and heartfelt praise for the service and professionalism provided to me by Natalie Davis in shipping our two pets, Jagger ..."

      - Warren Bone

    • "Hi Everyone at Global Paws Tiya arrived safely in the UK, she is utterly exhausted and fast asleep...thank you for your extremely professional service, I can`t..."

      - Sankara Langley and ...

    • "Just a quick email to thank you for all your help with Jake,arrived safely yesterday and has had 2 walks ,loads to eat and drink and a good rest, let ..."

      - Nicola

    • "Two dogs: Clark & Leo travelled from Johannesburg to Calgary. Clark and Leo arriving in Calgary.  Click the YouTube link to see more http://youtu..."

      - John & Sandy Marsh

    • "...While we were in the transit lounge in Nairobi I happened to look out of the window onto the apron and lo and behold I spot a little tractor pulling a lonely..."

      - Patrick Dwyer

    • "Bambi arrived safely and was just exhausted - we took her for a run on the beach front and she came home and slept! She seems to be doing fantastically! Thank..."

      - Deb and family!

    • "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

    • "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

    • "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

    • "Dear Elsabe, ...Thank you again from the bottom of my heart for getting her here safely, for all your help and for mak..."

      - Elisa and Lily

    • "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 all