Get Expert Advice When Moving Home With Your Pet Cat’s or Dog’s
All the staff here at MnM Removals own a pets and are big animal lovers. This article is a guide for clients thinking of moving or relocating to a new home with their pets.
Before The Move
Before moving home with a pet cat or dog you will want notify your removals company. This will make sure that your movers are aware that you have pets on the day, especially if the pets are left with in the home while the move is in full swing. You may want to arrange for your pets to be placed into kennels or a cattery for the day. You will need to do this quickly as they do get booked up quickly. Placing your dog or cat in to kennels or a cattery will offer you peace of mind knowing that your pets are safe and sound.
During The Move
During your home moving process you will want to make sure that your beautiful pets are either locked away in to a spare room, taken care of by friends or family or placed in to kennels or cattery. ( If all fails Remember to leave a note on the door for the movers) the last thing you need on your move is for the door to be opened and the cat runs away in to a dark street, that it is not familiar with. Another option is ask friends or family if they will take the pets out for the day, to their house or to the park, just while the move is going ahead.
After The Move
After the move has been completed, it is important to keep your pets indoors for a while (about a week or so), just until your pets get use to the new smells of their new home and surrounds. Cats and dogs can very territorial animals, so keeping them home will help to settle their nerves. Place all your pets usual toys into its new room or in to a section of the new house. This will make them feel more at home in the new house. Feed your pets and water them, as they have had an exciting and busy day also.
Looking After Your Pets
Moving house with your pets can be very unsettling for them and you. Dogs and cats have regular routines and a house removal may disrupt their every day routine. This guide is created to help people when relocating pets to new home.
Moving pets to the new home
The Best Way To Transport Pets
Don’t feed your pets before the car journey as they may be sick
Place your pet dog or cat into a pet cage for the journey that is secured using the set belt
Make regular stops so your pets can stretch their legs. Never let them off the lead
Do not leave your pet in the car for long periods, especially in hot weather
Before moving home be sure your pets collars have an updated name address and phone number. Be sure that they are chipped and tagged, just incase they are lost.
Locate A New Vet
Once you have arrived at the new home location, you will want to be sure your dog is registered at the local vets. You could try asking the neighbours as the may recommend one to you.
Before You Let Them Lose
Before letting your pet out of its cage in its new home, it is always best to check the house and the garden. Be sure there are no objects left lying around that your dog or cat could swallow or harm themselves.