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
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    For full contact listing please click here.

    Read about What the pet travel process looks like

    • "Pearly arrived safe and sound and as before, all went like clockwork with her arrangements. We cannot fault any aspect of the service, once again Global Paws r..."

      - Linda Suttie

    • "Angel Lola travelled from Durban - Johannesburg - London    A BIG THANK YOU! I would like to thank you for all your assistance in helping me to bri..."

      - Catherina Schoeman

    • "Thank you so much for the help and for getting the newest member of our Family Storm delivered to us In the United States (Houston, Texas) "

      - Jason Jensen

    • "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

    • "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

    • "Dear Yvette, Izabella and Dean, Just a letter of deep felt gratitude for the EXCELLENT service which Global Paws provid..."

      - Mrs. Heidi Tietz

    • "...While we were in the transit lounge in Nairobi I happened to look out of the window onto the apron and lo and behold I spot a little tractor pulling a lonely..."

      - Patrick Dwyer

    • "We`re at our new home and everything is great. The cats are curious and happy and much more perky than me after an 11 hour flight. Thank you so much for everyth..."

      - Stephanie Nel

    • "Thanks Marlene, I am so relieved to know that he is doing well and he`s in good shape ... And I do understand your be..."

      - Guido Ghiselli

    • "We now have our broadband up and running at long last so I can reply. Nougat is well and here in Napier with us. She travelled very well and "survived" th..."

      - Bruce Corbett

    • "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...

    • "Dear Bibi , Charlene , Elsabe and the Team at Global Paws. I would like to extend my deepest and sincerest gratitude for everything that you have done to get ..."

      - Dr Z Akoojee BVSc, C...

    • "Dear Elsabe, Thank you so much for your services. Dennis is with me and is perfectly fine. He travelled very well and is as calm as ever. We are happily reun..."

      - Boel Stridbeck

    • "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

    • "THANKS GOD!!!! Both doggies arrived safely yesterday evening in Managua. I took them as soon as we passed the paper work quickly to their new home which they ..."

      - Gereon

    • "We were so excited to see the cats on Friday, and they seem to have settled in well....although dying to get outside! Thank you for a fantastic service. I will..."

      - Paula Leahy

    • "Hi Yvette, Hope this finds you doing well! Frank & I were thinking of taking a few trips over the next couple of years. Since you all were so good with Peyco..."

      - Tami Marshall

    • "Dear Toinette, Thank you for all your assistance and professionalism. Tommy is safe and sound on the other side. Y..."

      - Lara Sauerbier

    • "Maggie travelled from JNB to Canada  Thank you for your message.   Maggie arrived well. From what my son Wayne tells me everything went well on ..."

      - Sheila Pomario

    • "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 all