Moving to a new home and area has difficulties for each member of your family, including your beloved pets. Use our guide to keep them safe, make the move easier on each of your pets and help them make the transition to a new home!
Make sure your pets are equipped with identification tags so you are prepared in the small chance they were to wander off. Though you may not have time to get new ID tags with your updated address before the move, make sure your cell phone number is listed on their tags just in case.
Comfortable Pet Carriers
If you have a smaller pet that will need to be transported in a pet carrier, do your best to make their carrier as comfortable as possible. Place a couple of toys, a blanket, or other items they like in the carrier with them to make them feel more at home. If possible, place the carrier next to someone in the car so your pet feels more at ease.
If you are driving for more than an hour, you will likely make pit stops along the way for yourself but it is important to consider your pet’s needs as well as your own. Take your pet out for bathroom breaks and allow them to walk around or be carried, showing them some affection when possible along the way.
Moving to a new home will be taxing on everyone in your family and if you have children, it can be easy to focus on their safety and helping them adjust and overlooking your pets but it is important to not forget your pets are likely feeling similarly nervous and uneasy about this move. Need help moving your pets and furniture? MacDonald Moving Services, Inc. based in Bridgewater, MA provides professional, comprehensive moving services to families across the country. Contact us today for a free quote on moving your family!