About Us

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Pet Transport

Pets Abroad is an International domestic Pet Transport company situated in Johannesburg, South Africa. We specialise in getting your dogs & cats from Gauteng and surrounding areas to their final destinations abroad stress-free and with ease.

 

Our competent staff has 5 years of experience with the successful relocation of thousands of pets Internationally.

 

We understand that relocation is a very stressful and hectic exercise, therefore, our aim is to take care of ALL the requirements needed to get your pets to their new home swiftly and comfortably and without any stress.

 

We do this by offering a one-on-one, specialised and personal service. In this manner you are always dealing with the same person, re-assuring you that every detail of your pet’s relocation is taken care of.

 

Being a family owned business we regard your pets as our family and therefore we will be with you at every step of the relocation.

What We Do

What Our Pawsenger’s
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Pets Abroad
5.0
Based on 38 reviews
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Dalene Miller
Dalene Miller
2020-02-26T00:55:55+0000
Vernon did everything for us. keep us posted the whole time. Carmen phone me and explain every detail. They are the... best. thank you guy'sread more
Charlene Van der Merwe
Charlene Van der Merwe
2020-02-22T07:20:35+0000
These guys are the absolute best agency ever and their pricing is super reasonable. Vernon was the absolute best, he... even came to the vet with us for our fur child’s last check before leaving! The best choice we’ve made besides our emigration, was choosing Pets Abroad to get our fur child over here with us!read more
Jessica French
Jessica French
2020-01-24T16:20:51+0000
amazing serves thank you so much Vernon from Bentley and the French's
Shannagh Ivory
Shannagh Ivory
2020-01-08T18:08:05+0000
I can't recommend or Thank Vernon enough for everything he has done for me and my family. My precious Rusty boy... arrived safely in the UK on the 19th December 2019. A HUGE thank you to Vernon Van Pype from PETS ABROAD! Truly AMAZING people, company and service! Vernon's personal touch and assistance went far and beyond for us! Couldn't and wouldn't have got through any of this without him. He is the Best guy. The Best choice! Definitely the Best experience under the circumstances! And as luck would have it...the Best quote I received. I would highly recommend PETS ABROAD to anyone wanting to move their furbabies across the "pond". Thank you Vernon for putting up with me. I know I was a neurotic nightmare throughout this process! You were fantastic! You truly do handle crazy very very well!! You deserve a medal! 😂 My Rusty absolutely loved you!! I will always be indebted to you for everything you have done for us! Thank you just does not seem like enough! Thank you again. You truly are fantastic.read more
Lindsay Edward
Lindsay Edward
2019-12-15T19:22:26+0000
I received the most amazing service from Vernon, I was so impressed with the high level of service and devotion. I was... kept informed every step of the way regarding the importing of my furbaby. No matter how many questions I had or how many messages I sent, each one was answered with as much information as possible, definitely helping me keep calm while I was not with my baby girl! There wasnt one problem with the whole process and I am eternally grateful to Pets Abroad and Vernon!read more
Gabriela Niemand
Gabriela Niemand
2019-12-09T21:18:01+0000
A huge Thanks to Vernon 😁 I would recommend him to anyone! He helped me step by step, he answered my tons of daily... questions, he kept me calm. My babies arrived safe and sound! 😁 I am so happy to have them with me and that Vernon made the whole PROCESS so easy! Thank you so so very much, for everything 💕read more
Kelly McNamee
Kelly McNamee
2019-12-07T20:13:10+0000
Vernon was the best. Highly recommend their services, even with airline cancellations, everything went so smoothly.... Thanks Vernon!read more
Victor Guedes
Victor Guedes
2019-11-30T13:15:35+0000
What can one say 🐾 As our family pet was reunited with his best friend we as a family would like to thank Vernon Van... Pype and Carmen from “ Pets Abroad” for the outstanding service. From the first call right up to Roco departure. From crate delivery, state vet clearance , agent clearance in Dublin to a 40min walk with Roco prior to departure to regular updates. To all my FB friends, I highly recommend Pets Abroad for all your family pets travel and relocation☘️ Thank you for the stress free for Roco’s relocation ☘️🐾🐾read more
Sherie Erwee
Sherie Erwee
2019-11-18T19:53:00+0000
Vernon has been absolutely fantastic with getting Titan to the UK. He went out of his way to assist with everything... that had to be done. I couldn’t recommend Pets Abroad more!! 10 out of 5 ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️read more
Alice Cardarelli
Alice Cardarelli
2019-11-10T22:51:43+0000
Pets Abroad, you absolute legends! You helped me move my 12 year old Ridgeback from Johannesburg to Milan and Vernon... was just incredible. He was super accommodating, helped us find solutions to last minute inconveniences and I felt like I had someone helping me that loved and cared for my doggie as much as I do. Nala is now safe and sound in her new home and arrived looking relaxed and happy. Thank you!!read more
Valerie Merite
Valerie Merite
2019-10-17T21:10:03+0000
Hello! A big thank you to the both of you for an outstanding "Operation Cookie" Would have never made it without you... Carmen and must salute your kindness and patience you are a star! Everything went perfectly well from start to finish! Cookie is now registered in France... Well done!read more
Brian Perera
Brian Perera
2019-10-15T16:46:20+0000
Hi .....Iam from Botswana....I recommend pets Abroad whoever wants to export their pets any part of the world... Vernon... and his team are highly professional....They handled my Pet's export to Srilanka with hastle free process...it was excellent...Vernon came to Botswana Tlokweng Border & collected my Pet (Labrador retriever)& crossed over to South Africa... now she is ready for exporting... she is flying on 16thOct. & she will reach Srilanka on the 18th October morning...Iam very happy with their excellent services rendered to us...I really appreciate Vernon & his Team for their dedicated services... without any hesitation I will recommend whoever wants to export their pets please contact Pets Abroad Gauteng South Africa.....read more
Ruzika Verryn
Ruzika Verryn
2019-09-07T14:48:00+0000
Thank you Vernon and Carmen for making sure my babies got to Belgium safe and sound. And thank you for taking my calls-... no matter what time. you guys where really amazing to deal with! From the start they basically babied me through the process- which was much needed as there where tests and state vets and all kinds of paper work that was needed, looking back it was not that bad, but at the time it was a daunting task. And that is where Pets Abroad came in, they made everything super simple and easy to follow. I met Vernon at the hand over and he truly is a furry loving guy, he knew what they needed when they needed it, so thanks so much Vernon. I would definitely recommend them to the next South African fur baby mom who is looking to take her four legged babies with her abroad!read more
Christa Hermann
Christa Hermann
2019-09-07T14:29:10+0000
Thank you Vernon and the team. My senior Foxi 'Leto' has arrived safely and well in Austria. I can highly recommend... Pets Abroad. Many thanks from Christa and Letoread more
Jolene Gameiro
Jolene Gameiro
2019-08-12T09:41:10+0000
Vernon and Belinda have made our pets move so easy and comforting! They supported and guided me every step of the way... and followed up till my fur babies were safe and sound in NZ. Definitely recommend them anytime!! Thanks Pets Abroad 😁read more
Lara Swart
Lara Swart
2019-08-09T20:10:52+0000
Vernon and his team are better than the best. He not only gave us prompt and valuable guidance, he also supported us... when the going got tough. Pets Abroad are there when you need them. They love what they do and made us and our FluvLuvs feel like royalty.read more
Mia Truter
Mia Truter
2019-08-07T20:05:27+0000
Real life superheroes!! Highly recommend them! Doesn’t matter the time of day or night, Vernon was literally always... ready to answer any question and calm the nerves! In our experience Pets Abroad are one of the cheaper pet travel agencies, but most definitely the most thorough. Would use them again in a heartbeat. He took care of our Bentley-boy as if he was his own. Making plans and assisting with all our concerns without any problems. Eternally grateful!read more
Alex Funk
Alex Funk
2019-07-13T09:07:51+0000
Vernon and the team are absolutely amazing, they helped us get Milo from SA to London in a short space of time. They... are there every step of the way and answer any question you have no matter how small. The crates they use are of outstanding quality and you can rest assured your dog will have an amazing journey. We couldn't be happier that we used Pets Abroad and will be recommending them to all our friends and family travelling abroad with their furry friends. Thanks again Vernon, you are the BEST 🙂read more
Kyler Fourie
Kyler Fourie
2019-06-28T16:33:51+0000
They are extremely helpful and delivered great personal service. I would definitely recommend them for anyone one who's... looking for a excellent animal travel service. Had absolutely 0 problems with them and I was always well notified of what was happening and what needs to happen. 10 out of 10 would use them in the future!read more
Debbie Fourie
Debbie Fourie
2019-06-27T19:21:56+0000
When transporting animals the term " cargo" is mentioned. Our Jack Russell, Nestle, was more than cargo to Pets... Abroad. He was " precious cargo" . His needs became their needs. His welfare became the focus of their attention.A company that concerns itself with both the need of human and animal alike is rare. But Pets Abroad does just that. I would recommend this company when you need peace of mind when transporting your most valuable assets. And, in what seemed like a maze of rules, regulations and protocol....Vernon guided us through it all and, as the photos depict...no distance will separate man from his best friend. Thank you Vernon , thank you Pets Abroad,read more
Shelley van der Poll
Shelley van der Poll
2019-05-08T19:52:42+0000
Vernon, our Pets Abroad agent, was very caring and professional with our dogs. He took care of every small detail and... put to rest any concerns I had. My dogs arrived tails wagging with no problems at all. I would definitely recommend Pets Abroad with confidence as I was extremely satisfied with their excellent service. Well done Vernon!read more
Sandra Laycock
Sandra Laycock
2019-05-06T15:36:37+0000
I would have been completely lost without Vernon and pets abroad. Soooo helpful.. You made things easy.. And handled me... being a nervous wreck.. And my little girl got here safe and sound. I can't say thank you enough!read more
Giselle Fonseca Du Val
Giselle Fonseca Du Val
2019-04-18T19:43:49+0000
I couldn't recommend this company enough! We've recently relocated to the UK and had our 2 dogs shipped over to join... us. Vernon was amazing through the entire process. He replied to emails quickly, was knowledgable on the process and was super friendly throughout. Everything went through without even one issue and Vernon really puts a personal touch to the whole experience. Felt completely at ease during what should have been a very stressful process. His prices were also super competitive. Thank you so much Pets Abroad!read more
Jomanischka Swinton
Jomanischka Swinton
2019-03-24T19:30:09+0000
Vernon thank you so much for getting our baby to the UK. You really went out of you way to help us with this. Always... answered my question even though I asked the same over and over. You kept us up to date with Hitlers progress at the airport. You kept us positive when we thought we will never get him into the UK. You definitely won a client that will always recommend your service for animal travels.read more
Sonja Bardales
Sonja Bardales
2019-03-19T08:34:51+0000
Thank you Vernon for all the arrangements this side and for getting my babies at the airport. For all the updates thank... you.read more
Julie Rossouw
Julie Rossouw
2019-03-18T10:44:02+0000
Vernon from Pets Abroad was brilliant with answering my 101 questions and the only pet transport company to get... Skyye’s name correct from the beginning! They were very clear and asked for all her documents to be sent so they could check that all was in order. They gave us all the options of getting her to where she needed to be. Once she was in their care in JHB they kept me up to date and even sent pics. Once she left their JHB facilities they followed up with us as to if she had arrived safely etc. Due to time difference this was significantly after hours in SA! I never met Vernon personally but felt like we got personal service and that our special four legged family member was genuinely important to them! I had previously approached other transport companies and I can honestly say Pets Abroad was the only company I felt completely relaxed with! Timeous and correct and accurate info. Amazing service! Thank you for moving our Chihuahua, Skyye to the UK with us a lot less stressful! Would highly recommend them and I would without hesitation use them again! Thank you Vernon and Pets Abroad!read more
Shelley Ferreira Berkeley
Shelley Ferreira Berkeley
2019-01-25T17:51:28+0000
Hi Everyone My Name is Lola and I’ve just moved from Kzn South Africa 🇿🇦 all the way to the UK 🇬🇧. I... had a safe and comfortable flight and was so happy to see my Mommy. Was an exhausting flight (see pics below) 😉 Vernon and Belinda Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for getting Lola home safely. Your professionalism and caring is exceptional. Thank you Lola - The Penn’s, The Silvestre’s and the Berkeleysread more
Bronwyn Berkeley Franklin
Bronwyn Berkeley Franklin
2019-01-12T12:59:17+0000
Pet’s Abroad relocated our 3 Maine Coons from Durban, SA to Tampa, Florida USA. Thank you so much for ensuring that... our babies traveled safely...we are eternally grateful 🙏🏻🙏🏻 I would recommend Pet’s Abroad 100%! You are amazing🌟🌟🌟read more
Mark-Anthony Murphy
Mark-Anthony Murphy
2019-01-11T14:15:11+0000
Best Quality profession service
Nicola Krijt
Nicola Krijt
2018-12-21T15:24:09+0000
We moved to UK, bolt (our baby staffi) came to. SAA messed up big time and our boy was removed from the flight and left... in South Africa. Vernon came to the rescue and looked after him until he could get bolt on the next flight (a week later). He’s a real star. Best company to use if you need to ship animals. Thanks Vernon we can’t thank you enough.read more
Carman Simoes
Carman Simoes
2018-11-17T06:45:52+0000
Deciding to Bring my dog to South Africa from Europe started off as a very daunting task but Pets abroad made it far... easier, and reassuring. Vernon was super helpful and diligent and always there to answer one of my nervous dog mom questions. Charlie arrived happy as Larry like nothing in the world had happened 🥰 Highly recommended 👌👌👌read more
Alana Meyer
Alana Meyer
2018-11-08T19:04:35+0000
They treat your animals as part of the family and not just another number. They care about you and your animals and got... everything organized and were willing to give lots of information and advice before the travel and then on the day of travel, kept us up to date on how my doggies were doing and where they were! Highly recommend this company!!!read more
Trudie Wessels
Trudie Wessels
2018-09-03T07:48:47+0000
This allows people to take their pets with when they leave
Juliana Nel
Juliana Nel
2018-08-12T04:28:52+0000
Outstanding service to me and our dog @ affordable prices - people who truly love their job and it shows! Will... recommend them to everyone 🐩read more
Shamir Madanjeeth
Shamir Madanjeeth
2018-07-16T11:19:18+0000
Very efficient service. The next day my new puppy was picked up early and delivered safely! Thank you �
Emri Griessel
Emri Griessel
2018-06-05T05:38:06+0000
For all Pet lovers taking their pets abroad, you can now feel relaxed while Pets Abroad help you handle everything to... make sure your pet goes all the way with you no matter where your new destination might be...read more
Carmen Horn
Carmen Horn
2018-06-03T16:47:37+0000
Herman Bosman
Herman Bosman
2018-05-31T21:25:04+0000
Great company run by people who love animals
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