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

Kennelling

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.



SERVICES

TRAVELLER WELCOME PACK

We offer you 2 extra amazing products and 1 extra service to ease your pets travel experience!

  • 1. Calming collar! – no more rescue remedies that only work for couple of hours if at all. The beauty of this product is not only that they work up to 30 days, but that they work using NATURAL methods. Reduce dog anxiety and or cat stress!

    How does it work?

    The pheromone collar mimics the pheromone that the mother produces to calm and reassure her babies. Pets recognize these pheromones throughout life. It mimics the natural way to help them cope with new and fearful situations. The lavender and chamomile provide a soothing fragrance.
  • Features:
    • Breakaway design allows your pet to free herself if the collar gets caught on something, reducing the likelihood of choking.
    • Has a Lavender Chamomile fragrance.
    • Lasts for up to 30 days.
    • For cats & kitten - up to 15" neck.
    • For dogs & puppies – up to 28” neck.
    Directions for use:

    Place collar around pet's neck, adjust to fit. The collar must be worn loosely to allow for growth of the pet and to permit the collar to move about the neck. Generally, a properly fitted collar is one that when fastened, will snugly slide over your pet's head. Leave 2 or 3 inches for extra adjustment. Cut off the excess portion of the collar. The collar is designed to release powder when applied, which will activate the pheromones. Wash hands after placing the collar on your pet. The effects of one collar last up to 30 days. Seal collar in a plastic bag when not in use to prolong the effect.

  • How quickly will the pet respond once the Calming Collar is placed on their neck?

    When the collar is placed around the neck, the perception of the pheromones is immediate. However, as in every behaviour program, the visible improvement in specific behaviours may require some time, depending on a variety of factors: the pet, the nature, duration and severity of the problem and behaviour modification (pet and owner). Usually an improvement in specific behaviours is seen during the first two weeks after wearing the collar that’s why we will schedule to deliver your pet’s collar as soon as you accept our quotation.

  • 2. Vet Bedding! – it has been designed to offer your pet the highest quality comfort and hygiene. Ordinary pet beds are not allowed in the crate and paper or even thin blankets provided as a standard cannot be an equal substitute.

    Vet bedding is ideal for pet’s while in transit, because its density provides the ultimate comfort and support for your pet’s joints. The design allows superb heat retention and air circulation.
  • This product originally was designed for vet practices and it is highly used in Europe by most veterinarians for elderly or disabled pets, puppies or kittens where hygiene and warmth is vital, or for pets after their operation. Therefore it has been named - vet bedding.
  • Features:
    • The backing is knitted from a double strength chew resistant yarn
    • It allows liquids to pass through
    • It is non-allergenic, non-toxic, non-irritant
    • It will not support bacterial growth
    • It is resistant to permanent staining
    • Machine washable up to 90oC, quick drying and can be cool tumble dried
  • 3. Travel kennel pre-delivery – your pets will get the opportunity to get familiar with the travel crate size and its smell. If you have time we recommend that you go through the crate training program.

    Introducing your pet to her travel crate:

    The crate should be placed in an area that is easy to supervise. Since dogs are highly social animals the crate should be in an area of the household where the family spends most of their time. The crate should not be put in an isolated area. At night, the bedroom is an ideal place for a crate so that the dog can feel the security of being near her owner.

    Allow your dog to explore the crate on her own. You can toss some of her favourite toys or treats inside and show interest in the crate to encourage her curiosity. Leave the door open during the introduction period. NEVER force your dog into her crate and ALWAYS praise her anytime she enters on her own.

    Soon your dog will enter and exit the crate willingly. At that time you should close the door for a few seconds or a minute and remain close to the crate praising her while she is inside. Then, let your dog out in a calm and quiet manor, not making a big deal of it. You do not want the exit of the crate to be an excitable moment. This will make your dog want out of her crate rather than enjoying the time inside. If she barks or cries while inside her crate, reassure her and wait for her to settle down before allowing her out of the crate. You do not want her to associate negative behaviour with being released from the crate.

    Gradually you can extend the amount of time the dog is left in a crate. Your first few absences should be less than 30 minutes. Keep your departures and arrivals low-key. Continue to crate your dog for a few minutes each day when you are home, so that crating does not always predict that you are leaving. Within a few attempts over two or three days most dogs will enter the crate willingly and quietly settle down for a nap. It is natural for your pet to bark or cry when getting used to her new den.

    Some owners like to feed their dog in the crate, although the bowl should be removed as soon as the dog finishes eating so that it is not in her way. Sometimes this will help gain the dogs trust with a crate. Remember that puppies will need to eliminate immediately after a meal and adult dogs will need to eliminate within 30 minutes. Our vet bedding will be fitted in the crate along with the water bowl.