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.


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) 11 100 7400
    Quote Center: click here

    For full contact listing please click here.

    Read about What the pet travel process looks like

    • "Hi Elsabe! I brought Lammington home today - she seemed a bit timid at first but then the volume turned up the longer we were in the car ;-) She wondered arou..."

      - Natasha Polasek

    • "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 ...

    • "Milo is happily settled with us in his new country and home.  I want to again thank you for an excellent service from day one with all the questions, worri..."

      - Ina Venter

    • "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

    • "Just wanted to say a very big THANK YOU to you and your staff for making Toffee and Peanut`s relocation to Dubai so easy and stress-free. They arrived last Sund..."

      - Rowena Eadie

    • "Yes, everything went smoothly. Oblivious to the stress Becky and I went through, Izzy arrived with her tail wagging. Thank you so much for all your help and rea..."

      - Mathew

    • "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

    • "We do have our babies safe and sound!!! They are super tired, but very happy to see us. I think everything went super well! Sanford (the older guy) got sick ..."

      - Valerie Naglich

    • "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

    • "The trip went well with no incidents.  We were particularly impressed with the care provided in Frankfurt where at no time was Scruffy left in the cold whi..."

      - Deirdre van der Berg

    • "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...

    • "I just wanted to send a big THANK YOU to everyone for your help in getting Puma to Santiago for us. I know it turned into a bit of a headache for all, with the..."

      - Martha White

    • "Two doggies - Sasha & Ching travelled from Malawi to Phillipines. A very big "thank you" especially to you and the Global Paws team for a fantastic jo..."

      - Perry Perepeczko

    • "We would like to thank you and the Team from Global Paws for what you did to make this possible. Midge and Tickie arrived safe and sound. We had no problems o..."

      - Mike Taylor IT Supp...

    • "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

    • "Just wanted to let you know that Buddy arrived safely in Douala and we are now in our new home in Malabo. Thanks for all your help. Just in case you hav..."

      - Elbie

    • "I just wanted to say thank you so much for all your help with Maggia. Sorry I never got to meet you when I fetched her to say thanks to you personally. It reall..."

      - Melanie Raath

    • "Thanks for all your assistance, unfortunately the new owner will not pay your fees and as I said I have learnt a lot form this!! From now on any other litters I..."

      - Debbie Collier

    • "Kitties have just been collected  I know that I am probably repeating myself but its more to make sure that I am mentioning it. I have given your driver 2 ..."

      - Lauren du Preez

    • "2 kitties travelled from St Lucia to JNB.  Hi love, they doing just fine:)))) you guys are the best...trying to take pics but muffles sulking under the be..."

      - Bonnie van Vuuren all