What to consider when moving with a pet

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Moving with a pet is as stressful as moving with children, which is why it is imperative that you do your research before you move. Different housing types have their own pet restrictions, while moving into a free standing house has very few restrictions. Avoid the unnecessary stress and do your research before you move.


Schedule a visit to the Vet

Before you move, make sure that you take your per to the vet to get all necessary vaccinations, medications and a copy of all their medical records. Once you have settled into your new home, have a look at booking a visit to the Vet nearest to you for a visit. Your pets are like family and should be treated as such. Make sure that you are visiting a reputable vet, as they will be taking care of all your furry family members medical needs.


Keep Contact Information Up-to-date

Most pets are micro chipped with ID’s, but it is important to keep this information up-to-date. You can update your pet’s contact information online, which makes the process a lot easier than it seems. While the micro chip is reliable, we also suggest that you have your pets collar and contact id information up dated.


moving-petsPet vacation while you move

The added noises and movement in your home can create an extremely stressful environment for your pet. For this reason, we suggest that you take your fur babies to a friend’s house for the day, while the move is in progress. Make sure it is a friend that is wiling to give your pets the attention they need on this strenuous day. This will ensure that your pets get their food, walks, medicine and most importantly they will be happier. You will have to make it up to your friend, but it will definitely pay off in the long run.


Check airline rules and regulations

Whether you are traveling by airplane or car, there are a lot of things to consider when travelling with a pet. If you are travelling by airplane, make sure that your pet complies with airline policies. It is recommended that you make sure there is someone to meet you pet in baggage claim. However, if you are traveling by car, you might want to find some pet-friendly hotels along the way before you leave. There are some amazing online resources that can help you find great pet-friendly hotels, just make sure that you check the hotels policies properly as most hotels have a weight limit on pets and require visitors to be with their pet at all times.


pets-movingSpoil Your Pet

The new home may be overwhelming for you pet. Make sure that you show your pets lots of extra love and attention. Look for a park nearby where your pets can run free, and don’t forget that every pet loves a new toy.


Plan the new home

When searching for a new home, you need to to keep your pets in mind. Make sure that when your pets get to the new house, all their things are in place. These things can include food, toys, bedding and other items your pets were used to in the old house. Creating familiarity will help your pet adjust to the new home properly.


hello-peter-truck2With the right relocation company like Execu-move on board, you will be able to transfer your pet from one end of the globe to the other without too much stress. The eventual happiness of a successful reunion is more than worth the effort. Here at Execu-move we understand the stress your animal could go through and how to make the transition as smooth as possible. So contact us today, and we will help you and your furry family member relocate to your new home.

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