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.

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    • "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...

    • "Just to let you know that the dogs arrived in good health at Cape Town airport and fortunately were there when we arrived to collect them. Many thanks to you an..."

      - Wendy de Beer

    • "Dear Yvette,  Many thanks for your help. The pets arrived in Frankfurt as planned and they were in good shape. Petair (Vineet) were very helpful and we dr..."

      - Lars Gustavsson

    • "I would like to thank yourself and Jackie for all you did for us and assuring us that everything was going to  be fine which it was.  You have a great..."

      - June & John

    • "Sisi arrived well and it appears she was very well looked after. Thank you for everything and I would definitely recommend Global Paws to anyone I know who wou..."

      - Mayan, JB and Sisi

    • "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...

    • "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

    • "Dear Elsabe, Thank you very much for your support and service during this time. It is highly appreciated! "

      - Johann PRETORIUS,

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

      - John

    • "Dear Bibi , Charlene , Elsabe and the Team at Global Paws. I would like to extend my deepest and sincerest gratitude for everything that you have done to get ..."

      - Dr Z Akoojee BVSc, C...

    • "Austin - the dog, travelled from USA to Lesotho.  Thank you for writing, our travel to our home in Lesotho went without a hitch.  Both South Africa a..."

      - Bryan Eygabroad

    • "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 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

    • "I am just popping in to say THANKS A MILLION for all your support with Angel`s relocation. Angel is settling in well & appears to be very happy and relaxed;..."

      - Christine Hampton

    • "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

    • "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

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

      - Adaan Pretorius

    • "Angel Lola travelled from Durban - Johannesburg - London    A BIG THANK YOU! I would like to thank you for all your assistance in helping me to bri..."

      - Catherina Schoeman

    • "Thank you, our cats are with us and everything went very smoothly. The guy who delivered them rang us and told us where he was every step of the way and was ver..."

      - Anel Whiting

    • "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 all