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

    • "Yvette was fantastic, thank her again from me. I was telling her you are probably so sick of my constant contacting you ;-) And the grey hairs named after me ..."

      - Annerie

    • "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

    • "Just want to thank you once again with your assistance in relocating my pets. I received excellent service from you guys!!! Wishing you well. "

      - Carlo Bezuidenhout

    • "Austin - the dog, travelled from USA to Lesotho.  Thank you for writing, our travel to our home in Lesotho went without a hitch.  Both South Africa a..."

      - Bryan Eygabroad

    • "Dear Marlene, Pixie arrived very safely and she was so happy to see us, as we were to see her. She was tired but has ad..."

      - Paul and Valerie.

    • "Diablo travelled from JNB to Namibia on the 12th of December 2011: Thank you SO MUCH our little boy has arrived :) and was looking good, Thank you all fo..."

      - Raey Beukes

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

      - Julie

    • "I just wanted to again thank you for the wonderful treatment Jake has received. Please let Donnavan know that we truly appreciate his care with Jake and sorry ..."

      - Wendy

    • "Good Day Yvette; I hope this email finds its way to you....I sent you an email to let you know that Maggie arrived saf..."

      - Malissa and Maggie B...

    • "Thanks so much for this excellent Customer Service you`ve provided for Zach and we appreciate it well. Expecting to come here in JNB and come to our Agency so..."

      - Claude TOMBORELY

    • "Peanut is doing great, thank you for the great service in assisting us with these arrangements. I will try and get some photos and send them through. It has be..."

      - Charlene Coetzee

    • "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

    • "BEST NEWS EVER!!!!! Thank you very much. great organisation, efficient work, great communication, so freindly. Can`t believe I found you!!"

      - Nadja Fredericks

    • "Dear Elsabe, They both arrived safely and to my surprise were totally livid. They rushed out of their boxes and discovered the whole flat. They didn’t want ..."

      - Selina Wehrmann

    • "Thank you so much for everything. They arrived safely and are currently wandering around their new home inspecting it  Everything was awesome and couldn..."

      - Kerry Cochrane

    • "Monty travelled from CPT to Canada.   Monty arrived on Friday and was well taken care of. Thank you very much for the note placed on his box which was v..."

      - Trevor Simpson

    • "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

    • "Dear Elsabe, First I want to thank you personally in helping us step by step getting our little one her safely! we were so nerves having our little pup tr..."

      - Chantel du plessis &...

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

      - Johann PRETORIUS,

    • "I trust that all is well with you and yours. I just wanted to drop a mail to thank you again for all you did. Now that our dogs are back we forget how much..."

      - Roland David all