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

    • "Thank you so much for the email. My babies arrived safe and sound thank you very much! :-) The only mishap we did exeperience is that the leashes and Jessie`..."

      - Nicole Smith

    • "Dear All, I recently used a pet travel company named, GLOBAL PAWS which was brilliant on getting my Dad’s puppy down from Durban to Cape Town. They do loca..."

      - Bonnie Nielsen

    • "Two dogs: Clark & Leo travelled from Johannesburg to Calgary. I would like to thank you and your team for such a profesional performance and affitude to yo..."

      - Bob Brett ( Sandra`s...

    • "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

    • "Just a word of thanks for all been done for out 2 little ones been send over the Canada. They have arrived in Canada and are very happy. Once again, thank..."

      - Rozanne Lourens

    • "Both arrived safe and well and EXTREMELY happy to be with their family again albeit in new and drastically colder surroundings! They’ve immediately taken ..."

      - Andy Simpson

    • "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...

    • "Milo is happily settled with us in his new country and home.  I want to again thank you for an excellent service from day one with all the questions, worri..."

      - Ina Venter

    • "It is with great pleasure that I wish to convey my appreciation in the professional way in which your consultants perform their daily functions. I do wish to..."

      - Mark Stokes Operatio...

    • "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 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

    • "Just to let you know that the dogs arrived in good health at Cape Town airport and fortunately were there when we arrived to collect them. Many thanks to you an..."

      - Wendy de Beer

    • "Hi Elsabe, Hope you are all well. It`s just a week short of 3 months that Clark and Leo have been with us in Canada. T..."

      - Sandra Marsh

    • "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

    • "Today we picked up Snap in Atlanta and he is now at his new home.  Good job Global Paws.  Everything went as smoothly as I could have imagined. ..."

      - John Montgomery

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

      - Julie

    • "Dear Yvette, Izabella and Dean, Just a letter of deep felt gratitude for the EXCELLENT service which Global Paws provid..."

      - Mrs. Heidi Tietz

    • "Dear Bibi , Charlene , Elsabe and the Team at Global Paws. I would like to extend my deepest and sincerest gratitude for everything that you have done to get ..."

      - Dr Z Akoojee BVSc, C...

    • "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 all