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

    • "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...

    • "Hi Elsabe, Kobe and Abbey have arrived safe and well and will be visiting them tomorrow - now I can stop stressing and start relaxing a little:) It is a daunt..."

      - Philip & Shelley van...

    • "Thanks so much for this excellent Customer Service you`ve provided for Zach and we appreciate it well. Expecting to come here in JNB and come to our Agency so..."

      - Claude TOMBORELY

    • "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...

    • "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

    • "How can we every say thank you enough! Smudge & Amber-Jade arrived at lunch time today, tired but in great spirits. We took them for a walk to stretch thei..."

      - Chris, Lois, Smudge ...

    • "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

    • "Thank you for all the help I did receive from Global Paws.  A very special  Thank You to Toinette and Tracy for all the help they gave to the Cats and..."

      - Marina L Minnie - Tr...

    • "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

    • "Dear Yvette, They have arrived safe and sound. Tanks again for all your help and expertise. Xxx The long wait is ov..."

      - Debbie Woods

    • "Peanut is doing great, thank you for the great service in assisting us with these arrangements. I will try and get some photos and send them through. It has be..."

      - Charlene Coetzee

    • "Hi Yvette, They have finally arrived! Kleintjie and Tiny have adapted quite well since we fetched them at the Perth Do..."

      - André Rossouw

    • "All went well and Mocca and I safely arrived in Germany. Mocca is doing very good and enjoyed the first time seeing snow. ... Thank you for the excellent ser..."

      - Alexander Hegeler

    • "Sorry it`s taken so long, but my husband only arrived yesterday and it`s a bit difficult getting a picture of Monty and Bella together by myself....Let me know ..."

      - Christa Cameron

    • "Dear Elsabe, I`m pleased to say that everything went off well and the cats and Becky all arrived safe and sound. Thanks..."

      - Peter Sloan

    • "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

    • "Donovan has probably already called you, but just in case, I`m writing to confirm that he and Cooper arrived safely, around 4:30 pm.   Cooper seemed bewild..."

      - Kimberly Murphy

    • "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

    • "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

    • "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... all