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Your Pet and You: Tackling your House Relocation

Your Pet and You: Tackling your House Relocation

30Jan 2015

Pets are an important parts of or life. They provide fun, love and happiness every day. They make us cheerful just by being around and keeping us company, and so they should be considered whenever you take a major step in life. Home removals are a difficult chore that requires months of planning and work. You have to complete countless tasks in order to properly transfer your life from one location to another. This can be difficult and time consuming, and can be made more complicated when you have to take ace of your pet during the process. If you want the move to go smoothly for you and your animal, read on for useful tips. Very early on you should take your pets needs into account. For pets such as cats and dogs and other large animals, you should ensure that the property will is suitable to their requirements. You will need a garden that your pet can play and exercise and it should be a secure environment. You should avoid places next to main roads as they can produce a risk to your pet. Somewhere close to parks can be very beneficial for you and your pet. Before the move begins, you should purchase new tags for your pet. The sooner this is done the better, because leaving this after the move could be problematic if your pet escapes and it still has your old address and phone number on the collar. If your pet is electronically tagged with your address then this will also have to be updated. You should get in touch with your animal’s vet so that you can alert them to your address change and they can get in touch with you when necessary. The day of the house removal can be stressful for your pet. It will become worried as you move items in and out of the building, and if you have removal companies assisting you, then they may be anxious about the movers. To avoid these problems you can leave you pet at the home of a friend or family who is happy take to care of it, then retrieve it afterwards. For smaller animals, you can place there cage or habitat in a room out of the way, so you can see to your move while you pet is safely isolated. Before you bring a pet to your new home, you should prepare for it. Begin by checking the garden for any gaps in the fence that your animal could get through and fill the hole up. Use baby gates and other obstacles to block off areas within the home that you do not want your pet to have access to. Set up your animal’s sleeping area and/or habitat, and ensure that there is food and water available. When your pet arrives at your new home let it explore. Take it to each room so it can get a feel for its new surroundings, though avoid any room you do not want it to go into. Let it find its bedding, toys, food, etc and it will quickly feel at home. Try to get into its routine as quickly as possible so it can carry on as usual. You should take your pet on a walk of the local area so it can get used to it and learn where things are. Wandering pets such as cats should be kept indoors for a day or two so that it can establish your new address as its home. Your home relocation can of well for you and your pet, so follow these tips to keep make things successful.

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