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

    • "Bruce & Anita Corbett has sent you a Jacquie Lawson electronic greeting. Please click on the following link to see your card. If your e-mail program has not ..."

      - Bruce & Anita Corbet

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

      - Jan Vaalie

    • "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

    • "I just wanted to thank you one last time for all your hard work, your attentive manner of dealing with all of our needs and requests, and finally for your compa..."

      - Ranza Cramer

    • "Dear Yvette, Thank you kindly for attending to the clearance of Hugo Boss being the last professional in the chain of ..."

      - Raymond Welthagen

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

      - Alison Devine

    • "Lexie made it to San Francisco safely. Thank you very much for all of your help! "

      - Brian Westerfield

    • "We are home! I was so relieved and happy to see them.  I was expecting them to be bewildered and panicky, but to my surprise they were quite relaxed. They..."

      - Dr. Joanita Olivier

    • "They are doing well, given the circumstances. we visit them every day for an hour atleast. Once again, thanks for all the assistance in getting them this si..."

      - Xoliswa Ndzondo

    • "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...

    • "Many thanks to you and staff at Global Paws, Mickey would seem to have had an uneventful trip and Su says she was in fine form, we shall see her in about 3 w..."

      - Bill and Sandra Stod...

    • "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...

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

      - Debbie Woods

    • "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

    • "Thanks very much for your phonecall assuring us that the cats appear to be coping with their confinement. It has been such a pleasure dealing with you and our o..."

      - Steve and Fiona Frie...

    • "...I have to say that Global Paws has been most efficient in handling my animals - I thank you and Jaqui very much. Added to this is Stuart at Manica. He was al..."

      - Micki Perepeczko

    • "Hi Bibi Trust all is well with you. Derrick just collected the originals documentation for all 3 Dogs. Apparently he will collect the Dogs on Friday morni..."

      - Tullio Ravazzolo

    • "I just wanted to say thank you delivering Rex safely to our premises today. It was a huge relief to see him safe and sound, especially after such a long trip. ..."

      - Suzie Beaven

    • "Thank you for your very professional and friendly service. You are very well organised, kept us up to date before, during and after the relocation. The dogs t..."

      - Dale Palmer

    • "I would like to THANK all three of you for making ATTALA’s (now DEXTER) journey so pleasant and so happy! Dexter arrived safely on the 19th , and thanks ..."

      - Helena, Kerry, Winst... all