This is the time of the year when many people begin thinking about moving. When you move one of the hardest things to deal with is often moving your pets.
Many pets will take their emotional cues from their owners. If you are stressed out during the move, then your pet could feel anxious too. Having a calm disposition can help your pets behave with more control and focus. Your energy level is probably high on moving day and your pet can also be overly excited. Having an outlet for them to express their exuberance can help you avoid any moving delays.
Being Consistent and Finding a Balance
Providing your pets with their usual amount of affection, reward, discipline, and exercise can be challenging on moving day. During the move, try to keep your pet’s schedule as consistent as possible and provide them with portions of their normal routine. Depending on the type of pet you have, there are a few ways to achieve a more balanced day for them during your move:
Schedule a pet-sitter. Neighbors or friends and family can be an excellent resource for pet-sitting. They can interact with your pet or simply watch them during the move.