Friday February 1, 2013
Moving is always stressful for the whole family, but what about your pets? With so many things happening at once, it?s easy to forget about your fragile, four-legged friends. Follow these tips to help ease their transition to your new Irving, Richardson, McKinney orPlano townhome.Find a new veterinarian? Before you leave, ask your veterinarian if they know any vets in the new area. You can also search local review websites to find out which veterinarians offer the best service for your animals.Keep medication and food handy? The unpacking process may take a while, and the last thing you want to lose is your pet?s food. We also suggest requesting extra refills of your pet?s prescriptions, due to the delays that may arise when you switch veterinarians.Update identification Tags– With all the hustle and bustle of the move, your pet will be very anxious to get out and explore. In case this happens, having an updated identification tag may be the only thing that gets them back home.Pet-proof your new home? Your four-legged friends will most likely be scared and confused about the new surroundings, so keep their beds and any other familiar items out. Until they get accustomed to the home, keep all doors and gates closed while they are out unsupervised.Soon enough, the whole family, pets included, will be enjoying the new home.How did your pets handle your latest move? Do you have any tips that helped with your pet?s transition? Tell us in the comments below!