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) 83 640 4574
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    Read about What the pet travel process looks like

    Shelley Gouverneur - 10 days ago
    Buffy Pug, Dubai to Pretoria xoxo

    16 people like this
    Shelley Gouverneur - 10 days ago
    Alfie already knows there's an imposter in his new home...Thank you Global Paws for looking after my Alfie and Buffy Pugs from Dubai to Pretoria. More pics to follow xoxo

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    • "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 for the note and for taking such good care of our Tombi. She arrived in Atlanta on time, safe and sound, no problems at all.  She is getting some r..."

      - John Shealy (Jordan ...

    • "We have arrived safely in Kansas City and my babies are fantastic. Thank you Yvette for everything you did for us I can’t begin to express my gratitude fo..."

      - Kate Bouwer

    • "Thank you for your e mail. Gucci arrived safely and has already settled, She is beautiful. I will get Robert to take some photo`s of her and mail them to you.Th..."

      - Sally and Roy Wing

    • "Two dogs: Clark & Leo travelled from Johannesburg to Calgary. I would like to thank you and your team for such a profesional performance and affitude to yo..."

      - Bob Brett ( Sandra`s...

    • "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

    • "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

    • "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

    • "Yvette and the rest of the Global Paws Team--   Thanks so much for getting our furry family members to us!!  We had a couple of false starts in the US..."

      - Malia, DJ, David, an...

    • "I am so sorry for the delay in replying but it has taken a little while to get up and running! Max & Cleo arrived very safely actually on the day that we ar..."

      - Sam, Wayne, Max & Cl...

    • "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

    • "I would just like to thank you for all your kind care and assistance in getting Jaydee to the UK safely and sound!!! You guys really do a sterling job and offer..."

      - Kate Christley

    • "Clien`s doggies travelled from Cape Town to the UK.    Pur kids are home safely - thank you so so much for everything! I will send you a few pics of..."

      - Ilse-Mari

    • "Mogz settled in his new surroundings and completely at home now, thank you so much for making this possible."

      - Cathy Riley

    • "Just a short note to thank you for the arrangements you made on my behalf for Bertie`s travel to California.  You will be pleased to know that he arrived o..."

      - Brian Wood

    • "Dear Elsabe, ...Thank you again from the bottom of my heart for getting her here safely, for all your help and for mak..."

      - Elisa and Lily

    • "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

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

      - Brian Westerfield

    • "Three huskies travelled from Cape Town to Brazil.  Thank you so much for arranging the dogs travel. They arrived safely and seemed very relaxed. It took ..."

      - Sandra Hansen all