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10 tips for moving with pets

Posted by Staff on Oct 13, 2014 11:47:00 AM

Whether you own a cat, dog or even a fish, new environments are often scary for pets. When you move, you are taking your pet out of its comfort zone, which can increase its anxiety. Planning a move with your pet in mind can help alleviate and minimize stress once you arrive. Here are a few things to consider before a move to ensure it will feel like home for everyone.

1.       Pick a pet friendly neighborhood

If at all possible, visit your new home beforehand to get a sense of what the neighborhood is like. Will you be able to take your dog for a walk and still feel safe?

The ASPCA also recommends taking note of aggressive dogs or dogs wandering around without a leash.

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