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

    • "...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

    • "Dear Toinette and Global Paws Staff, From the bottom of our hearts we thank you, for the excellent service and advice y..."

      - Tanya and family.

    • "Thanks so much Elsabe! Dogs arrived safe, sound and happy. Thanks so much for taking such good care of our babies!"

      - Charl & Jani

    • "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

    • "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

    • "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

    • "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

    • "To Elsabe and JP and all you other wonderful people. Bell arrived in great form, wagging her tail at all the attention she was receiving.  She travelled v..."

      - Sue Meiring

    • "Thank you for your e mail. Gucci arrived safely and has already settled, She is beautiful. I will get Robert to take some photo`s of her and mail them to you.Th..."

      - Sally and Roy Wing

    • "Hi Elsabe! I brought Lammington home today - she seemed a bit timid at first but then the volume turned up the longer we were in the car ;-) She wondered arou..."

      - Natasha Polasek

    • "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 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

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

      - Raymond Welthagen

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

      - Nadja Fredericks

    • "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

    • "I believe you are very well. I`m doing very good thank you. The doggies are now gone, didn`t think I would but I miss them, and I must say things are very d..."

      - Henk Dercksen

    • "I would just like to thank you for all your kind care and assistance in getting Jaydee to the UK safely and sound!!! You guys really do a sterling job and offer..."

      - Kate Christley

    • "We would like to thank you for looking after our cat Misty, we found your service to be excellent and all seems to be well. We really appreciated you keeping us..."

      - Wendy & Athol Mallen

    • "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 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 all