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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    Read about What the pet travel process looks like

    • "I am actually having a welcoming home party for them with the few people I know, mostly locally recruited Finnish staff + 10 with balloons, streamers, but no wh..."

      - Hannie

    • "...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

    • "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

    • "Cindy and Tammy travelled to Mauritius! Thank you very much they did arrive save yesterday. I think it was a stressful time for them but after the clearance&n..."

      - Trudy Strydom

    • "Dear Toinette, Thank you Dr Sergio, Karen and Toinette for assisting in reuniting our family in SA - all safe and soun..."

      - Michele Marnewick

    • "We collected the pets from the kennels on Friday 8th February. They were of course very happy to see us and are now happily settled in our new home. ..."

      - Clive and Franci Ki...

    • "Dear Elsabe, Thank you so much for the excellent arrangements with the dogs!!!!!!! Please thank JP as well for the pro..."

      - John

    • "Hi Yvette, Just a quick note to let you know that Cleo, Lily & Molly arrived home in Perth last night after their 3 month quarantine period! They are following..."

      - The Falconer Family

    • "Hi Yvette! Hope you are doing well. I just wanted to give you a very big thank you for all your valuable guidance thro..."

      - Michelle de Klerk

    • "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

    • "Hi Guys, Hope that you are all well! Just a quick note to say a very BIG thank you for all of your help in getting Maya and Harley from Dubai to South A..."

      - Kirst, Maya & Harley

    • "Hello Elsabe Sorry it`s taken so long to reply had so much going on. I just want to thank you so so much for everythin..."

      - Leanna

    • "Two doggies - Wickets and Tug travelled to Scotland .  The dogs have settled in really well, we have had no problems, the trip seemed to have gone well, w..."

      - William Mc Guire

    • "Bella and Ginger arrived safely at their new home in Canada. They were in excellent condition when they arrived in Calgary, even after a long flight. They wer..."

      - Louanne Strauch

    • "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

    • "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 thank you thank you for arranging this sooner than the 20th of September. You have been absolutely amazing. Thanks too for always keeping us in the ..."

      - Lucy Laurens

    • "Just a quick email to thank you for all your help with Jake,arrived safely yesterday and has had 2 walks ,loads to eat and drink and a good rest, let ..."

      - Nicola

    • "Dear Global Paws, Thank you so much for all your assistance and helping me a year ago to relocate my little Chihuahua ..."

      - Wendy Moller

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

      - Lara Sauerbier all