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 would like to thank you for the wonderful job that you have done for us. The dogs arrived as scheduled and they are happy in their new yard. Thank you once a..."

      - Florentina Radoi, PA...

    • "Dear Yvette, Ah you are an angel above all other angels - service form Global Paws (which is really you as you are the only I`ve dealt with) has been incredib..."

      - Lisa Bucher

    • "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

    • "Morning Marlene, Thank you for your email. Our dogs arrived and everything from the Global paws side was excellent. Your professionalism from day one in how I ..."

      - Lisa Alexander

    • "Donavan has just left. He is such a darling! Very gentle with the animals. I got a bit teary and already I miss them. "

      - Michelle Friedman

    • "My husband and i can not thank you enough for all your help, understanding and patients, in assisting us with our move. All the fur babies arrived in good ..."

      - Claire and James Mee...

    • "The new parents are over the moon!!!   Apache is in good cheer and loving his new home… Many thanks your excellent service and professionalism is ..."

      - Tyrone Waterston

    • "You guys were absolutely amazing! Doggie is 100% settled and was not at all phased by his travels. Thank you SOOOO much and I will be happy to recommend your s..."

      - Glynis Coetzee - B.A...

    • "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 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

    • "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

    • "We would like to thank you and the Team from Global Paws for what you did to make this possible. Midge and Tickie arrived safe and sound. We had no problems o..."

      - Mike Taylor IT Supp...

    • "Thank you very much for an excellent service. Both my pets arrived safely in Zurich. We are all trying to settle in. I will send you some photos as soon as ..."

      - Edgar & Emelene Schu...

    • "Great news !!!!. Smokey and Skye arrived safely Tuesday afternnon, and we had them home by 8 pm. Very strange to them, obviously, but happy to see us. We..."

      - Gary Gray

    • "How can we every say thank you enough! Smudge & Amber-Jade arrived at lunch time today, tired but in great spirits. We took them for a walk to stretch thei..."

      - Chris, Lois, Smudge ...

    • "Thank you sooooo much! Scrappy is at home now...My kids join me to thank you for all the love he received. He looks so good! "

      - Christel Coulibaly

    • "I just wanted to thank you one last time for all your hard work, your attentive manner of dealing with all of our needs and requests, and finally for your compa..."

      - Ranza Cramer

    • "Just a short note to thank you for the arrangements you made on my behalf for Bertie`s travel to California.  You will be pleased to know that he arrived o..."

      - Brian Wood

    • "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

    • "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 all