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
    Quote Center: click here

    For full contact listing please click here.

    Read about What the pet travel process looks like

    Ana Passos Gomes - 6 days ago
    Tigo is all relaxed in his new home thanks to great work of Elsabe and Global Paws team.

    Ana Passos Gomes - 6 days ago
    Kenzo & Wanda say thanx Elsabe :-)

    Mia Van Rooyen - 32 days ago
    Thanks Global Paws helping to get little Xavier to South Africa safe from Czech Republic.

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    • "Just to let you know our `girls` have arrived safe and sound and very calm. They are both busy investigating the house going from room to room. I have made up t..."

      - Tina

    • "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...

    • "Thanks for your email. Biscuit and Noodle arrived safely yesterday morning and we were all very happy to be reunited as I’ve been in the UK for 14 weeks a..."

      - Ally Lamb

    • "I just want to say a very big thank u to Global Paws and u Yvette also to Adriano what a fantastic person kept me informed at all times of what was happening to..."

      - Maria Gaspar.

    • "Just let you know that we clear customs for these dogs smoothly and delivered them to Mr. Conchar`s residence at 20:30 on the same arrival date. Many thanks..."

      - Vo Ngoc Hoang Hoa Op...

    • "Thanks you so much for bringing our boys back home to us in the Netherlands. They are doing really well in their new home and adjusting to our other dog as well..."

      - Heleen and Rolf Wilt...

    • "A big thank you to you and global paws from the Moodley family for making the transition back to South Africa trouble free. I would like to extended a hearties..."

      - The Moodley Family.

    • "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

    • "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

    • "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

    • "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 ...

    • "BEST NEWS EVER!!!!! Thank you very much. great organisation, efficient work, great communication, so freindly. Can`t believe I found you!!"

      - Nadja Fredericks

    • "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...

    • "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

    • "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...

    • "Dear Toinette, We picked up Comrade from quarantine today. He was SO happy to see Elan and wee`d everywhere in excitem..."

      - Sue Franck

    • "Dear Yvette, Ah you are an angel above all other angels - service form Global Paws (which is really you as you are the only I`ve dealt with) has been incredib..."

      - Lisa Bucher

    • "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!

    • "Thank you so much for all the communication and assistance through this move – our pets seem genuinely happy to be with the family again – I had Gan..."

      - Ian Brennan CFO MEA

    • "Dear Yvette, Bibi and Jacky, Our babies (Guinness and Bailey) have arrived and are completely settled in their new home in Stellenbosch. Thank you so very much..."

      - Cheryl Perepeczko all