Transitioning to a new home and routine can be difficult for many pets. The stress and worry can cause out of character behavior, as well as lowered immune responses.
In order to ease your pets into a move, it’s important to consider what makes them feel safe, secure, and stable.
First, if you are moving out of the area, be sure that your pet is current on all of their vaccines and treatments. Refill any prescriptions and consider microchipping your pet, as moves are a common time that pets become lost.
Be sure that you are well-stocked on their normal food and treats. Changing diets can cause upset tummies and general unrest. In fact, it may be best to pack a Ziplock bag of dry food in your overnight bag. This way there is no scramble to find food at the last minute…..read more