Moving with Pets: 6 Tips to Make Your Move Stress-Free for Your Furry Friends

MICHAEL W. SMITH, REALTOR® Your Home Sold Guaranteed OR I'll Buy It!
Thursday, May 11, 2023
Moving with Pets: 6 Tips to Make Your Move Stress-Free for Your Furry Friends

Moving can be a stressful time for anyone, but it can be particularly difficult for pets. As a pet owner, it's important to take steps to make the transition as smooth as possible for your furry friends. Here are some tips to help make your move easier on your pets.

  1. Keep your pet's routine as normal as possible:

    Pets thrive on routine, so try to maintain their regular schedule as much as possible before, during, and after the move. This can help reduce their stress levels and keep them calm.

  2. Update their identification:

    Make sure your pet's identification tags and microchip information are up-to-date with your new address and contact information.

  3. Pack a separate bag for your pet:

    Pack a bag with your pet's food, toys, treats, medications, and any other supplies they may need during the move. Keep this bag easily accessible so you can quickly grab it when you need it.

  4. Consider hiring a pet sitter:

    If possible, arrange for a pet sitter to watch your pets during the move. This can help reduce their stress and keep them safe while you focus on the move.

  5. Introduce your pet to their new home gradually:

    Once you arrive at your new home, introduce your pet to their new surroundings gradually. Start by letting them explore one room at a time and gradually expand their access to the rest of the house.

  6. Be patient:

    Remember that it may take time for your pets to adjust to their new home. Be patient and give them plenty of love and attention to help ease their transition.


By following these tips, you can help make your move easier on your pets. Moving can be a stressful time for everyone, but with a little extra care and attention, you can help your furry friends adjust to their new home and settle in comfortably.

Thank you for reading! I hope you found these tips helpful in making your move easier on your pets. If you have any questions or would like more information on buying or selling a home, please don't hesitate to contact me. I'm here to help and provide expert guidance every step of the way.

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