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

    • "I wanted to bring this for your attention because; The way Toinette, organised the flight and delivery of the injured Staffie Puppy I took over from a vet in D..."

      - Henry Nielsen

    • "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

    • "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

    • "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

    • "Dear Toinette, Jax has arrived and all went well for the collection. She arrived happy to see me, a little confused p..."

      - Alison Devine

    • "Thank you so much for all the communication and assistance through this move – our pets seem genuinely happy to be with the family again – I had Gan..."

      - Ian Brennan CFO MEA

    • "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...

    • "Thank you for a terrific service! First and foremost I have to thank Cesar for going out of his way to assist us – he helped us get some necessary documen..."

      - Andre Koekemoer

    • "Dear Yvette / Rachael Just a note to thank you ladies once again for a job done OUTSTANDING!!! Many many thanks for ensuring that all went so smoothly!!! My..."

      - Bernice Bester

    • "Thank you so much for all the love you gave to our baby, thank you so much for everything. We can`t wait tomorrow! Have a wonderful evening Warmest reg..."

      - Christel Coulibaly

    • "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, 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...

    • "Dear Yvette, Thank you kindly for attending to the clearance of Hugo Boss being the last professional in the chain of ..."

      - Raymond Welthagen

    • "ZULU & BELA; the two dogs travelled to New Zealand!!! Hi Yvette, Now that the stress is over & the dogs are settled in (somewhat), I just wanted to sa..."

      - Sue Gilmour

    • "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

    • "I wish to thank you on behalf of layla and myself for organising a flawless move from SA to UK. We are all happy and contented with no problems. Photos to follo..."

      - Don

    • "I am so sorry for the delay in replying but it has taken a little while to get up and running! Max & Cleo arrived very safely actually on the day that we ar..."

      - Sam, Wayne, Max & Cl...

    • "I would like to thank yourself and Jackie for all you did for us and assuring us that everything was going to  be fine which it was.  You have a great..."

      - June & John

    • "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 all