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 Elsabe and Bibi for the professional way you handled the process with the dog family! We will surely recommend the services to all our friends who ne..."

      - Johann PRETORIUS

    • "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

    • "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...

    • "Just let you know that we clear customs for these dogs smoothly and delivered them to Mr. Conchar`s residence at 20:30 on the same arrival date. Many thanks..."

      - Vo Ngoc Hoang Hoa Op...

    • "I have just collected Oscar from the airport, he seems fine and happy. We are in a cab now, hopefully he will settle well at home. A big thank you for all you ..."

      - Megan Reynolds

    • "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

    • "Dear Yvette, Just wanted to share a pic of the babies today all settled into their new home in Boston. Brady is the bl..."

      - Dee Benzing

    • "Thanks Jacqui. I just want to say how impressed I have been with your service so far. It means so much to me that you and your company understand how important ..."

      - Katy Dreyer

    • "I wish to express our thanks and appreciation to you for all your assistance and support  regarding the importation of Beau-Rex and Tinkles.  They ha..."

      - Rudi Janse van Vuure...

    • "Hi sweetie this is Mr M! A very well travelled and happy passenger! No complaints sweetie even the vet down the road in Glenashley has heard good things about y..."

      - Bonnie Van Vuuren

    • "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

    • "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...

    • "I just want to say a very big thank u to Global Paws and u Yvette also to Adriano what a fantastic person kept me informed at all times of what was happening to..."

      - Maria Gaspar.

    • "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

    • "Dear Elsabe, After a very long trip and a huge fight at Yuhzno i got my little Twiggy! She is doing well a little bit..."

      - Wendy Moller

    • "The trip went well with no incidents.  We were particularly impressed with the care provided in Frankfurt where at no time was Scruffy left in the cold whi..."

      - Deirdre van der Berg

    • "Thanks very much for the follow up email. We honestly cannot find any fault at all with our beloved kitty Pearly`s travel arrangements and must commend you at G..."

      - Linda and Wayne Sutt...

    • "Thank you for your very professional and friendly service. You are very well organised, kept us up to date before, during and after the relocation. The dogs t..."

      - Dale Palmer

    • "I would like to THANK all three of you for making ATTALA’s (now DEXTER) journey so pleasant and so happy! Dexter arrived safely on the 19th , and thanks ..."

      - Helena, Kerry, Winst...

    • "...While we were in the transit lounge in Nairobi I happened to look out of the window onto the apron and lo and behold I spot a little tractor pulling a lonely..."

      - Patrick Dwyer all