Moving With Pets
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Moving With Pets
Moving with your little critters especially long distance can be more difficult than you think. The right plan and correct considerations can make the move relatively simple. Do some research on state and country regulations before moving with your pet. Some areas have restrictions and may not allow certain breeds of animals. Also, check with the airlines before moving with your pet. Some airlines may not allow certain animals to fly. Here are a few things you may need for your pet when you arrive at the airlines:
- Get a hold of your pets medical and vaccination records from your veterinarian. You may need to present these when relocating your pet.
- Always bring with you your pets identification including their name, phone number and address.
- Your pet may have to be quarantined from anywhere between a month and year depending on where you are moving. Take those costs into consideration along with all other pet expenses when relocating.
If you are traveling in a car with your pet, let your pet get used to being in the car before the move. Take your pet on trips to the grocery store or on short every day trips to let them get accustom to traveling. Make sure your pet is healthy enough to travel have handy all his needs on moving day. For example, medications, collar, leash, I.D. tag, food, water, bathroom needs, and their personal carriers.
Do not let the stress of the move get in the way of your pets everyday needs. Moving with pets can become a difficult task but with the right attention and careful planning, it can turn out to be quite effortless.
About The Author:
Mike Scott has been in the moving industry for over 30 years. He started out as a mover with Bekins Van Lines, moving furniture across country. He now owns a local moving company in the Los Angeles, CA area that has been in business for over 15 years. More about Mike Scott+.