Relocating is an arduous task that can be more complicated if a pet is part of your family. However, moving with pets doesn’t have to be a viacrucis. The goal is that your pet will have the least possible impact during and after the process, paying special attention to adaptation to avoid stress and, consequently, illness.
In this article we will refer to dogs and cats, as they are the most common pets. In future entries we will refer to other species.
Before the move
It is well known that cleaning during the packaging process can be indispensable. However, it is advisable to avoid washing certain pet belongings, such as their carpets, toys, or mats, in order to maintain odor. In this way, your dog or cat will sniff out a familiar odor when it reaches the new space, helping the process.