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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    Read about What the pet travel process looks like

    • "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

    • "Thanks Jacqui. I just want to say how impressed I have been with your service so far. It means so much to me that you and your company understand how important ..."

      - Katy Dreyer

    • "I have just collected Oscar from the airport, he seems fine and happy. We are in a cab now, hopefully he will settle well at home. A big thank you for all you ..."

      - Megan Reynolds

    • "Hi Elsabe, Kobe and Abbey have arrived safe and well and will be visiting them tomorrow - now I can stop stressing and start relaxing a little:) It is a daunt..."

      - Philip & Shelley van...

    • "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

    • "Thanks for all your help, we`re so relieved to have them reunited with us. We are very impressed with the professional service Global Paws offers. We will defi..."

      - Angela and Scott

    • "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.

    • "I apologize for not contacting you sooner. The cats are great and settled down immediately. I must mention that Wed was most stressful. Like fools , we did n..."

      - Carmelitte

    • "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 ...

    • "We are home! I was so relieved and happy to see them.  I was expecting them to be bewildered and panicky, but to my surprise they were quite relaxed. They..."

      - Dr. Joanita Olivier

    • "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

    • "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

    • "Email received with thanks . Well Done on the transport of Louisa – she arrived safely at the Durban Cargo Airport in a secure spacious travel box with a s..."

      - Joan Widdowson FIISA...

    • "...It seems Tigger didn`t get to much stress by his journey, it looks like he is already get used to his new home, we can even say that he looks more playful th..."

      - Emmanuel Grenard

    • "Hi Elsabe, We are all well - thank you very much for all the work you did in getting Olive to Belfast. He arrived safel..."

      - Siobhan Watson

    • "Thanks very much for the info. We can`t wait for him to arrive this side. This last week has probably been one of the longest of my life. My husband can`t w..."

      - Antoinette and Adr...

    • "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

    • "Mary said that your man collected my babies very nicely and they were really happy with their accommodation. Thanks so much. Have a nice weekend. "

      - Vanessa Burnett-Hick...

    • "Cate arrived in good spirits, though she was mad at me for three days. Happily, all seems to have been forgiven and she is doing great. Thank you so much..."

      - Craig, Julie & Cate

    • "Hi Guys Just want to give you both a big huge thanks for your assistance, support and help with Roxy Roxy was delivered at my family home safe and happy..."

      - Drinie Viljoen all