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 Marlene Thor arrived safely and very happy. Thank you it was an excellend experience with Global paws, fantastic ser..."

      - Irene

    • "Dear Elsabe, Thank you very much for your support and service during this time. It is highly appreciated! "

      - Johann PRETORIUS,

    • "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

    • "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

    • "Dear Toinette, Thank you so much for arranging the transport of our Ridgeback Puppy from Cape Town. She arrived safel..."

      - Julie

    • "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

    • "It is August when we see a posting on the Stillbaai Animal Welfare Facebook page for Bilbo the Golden Retriever needing a new home. Bilbo is a five year old boy..."

      - Golden Retriever Res...

    • "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...

    • "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 ...

    • "Thank you so so much for everything that you have done, you have been absolutely amazing. I will email you later to let you know when Spencer is safe and sound ..."

      - Carla

    • "Once again Global Paws provided absolutely professional, highly efficient and very friendly service.  Our precious kitty arrived safe and sound in Jhb and ..."

      - Linda Suttie

    • "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

    • "I have recently had a litter of puppies, many of whom went to homes outside of South Africa. I used Global Paws to get them to their destinations safely and can..."

      - Debbie Collier Kumal...

    • "...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

    • "Hi Yvette, They have finally arrived! Kleintjie and Tiny have adapted quite well since we fetched them at the Perth Do..."

      - André Rossouw

    • "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

    • "I just wanted to record my heartfelt thanks for both the service that Global Paws carried out so excellently, from start to finish, and your own personal part w..."

      - Mike Arblaster

    • "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

    • "Hello Elsabe, sorry for the late replay, the shipping of Mustaffah went all well and I always recommended Global Paws ..."

      - Jurgen

    • "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