How To Move House With a Dog Without Stressing Them Out
Moving house is one of the most stressful life events you’ll go through. It’s up there with having a baby. Now add your dog to the mix and you have the potential for a nervous breakdown!
But don’t worry, this guide is our helping hand in this cumbersome process of relocating. We have tips for moving houses with a dog at every stage of the journey; before the move, during and after. Follow these tips and you’ll lessen the headache that is moving with a dog.
Before The Move
Preparation is arguably the most important part of moving house in any context, but especially with your dog. If you prepare adequately, you can make the process much smoother. Here are our top tips for preparing before the move.
How To Prepare To Move House With A Dog
Packing Tips For Moving With A Dog
During The Move
Moving day has been and gone! You’re ready to unpack and transition your family fully to the new space. How can you move your dog into the new house without too much hassle? Here are our tips.
How To Keep Your Dog Safe In A Car
We’re creating an in-depth article about car travel with your pup, but here are some quick tips for now!
How To Introduce Your Dog To Your New House
After The Move
You’ve survived the move and now your family are settling into their new environment. How can you help your dog adjust? Here are our tips.
How To Help Your Dog Adjust To Your New Home
My Final Thoughts
I end this article with how I started it - by acknowledging that moving house is one of the most stressful things you can do in life. It’s okay to feel stressed out during this time as you balance the needs of your family, yourself, and your dog. We hope that these tips help the moving process but give yourself a break. It’s going to be a little uncomfortable for all involved and that’s okay. Change is always uncomfortable, but it’s so worth it!
Related: Importing Your Dog To Australia.
- Leigh, P. November 30, 2015. “Crates are Forever – Not Just for Puppies”. American Kennel Club. Retrieved July 31, 2022. https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/crates-are-forever-not-just-for-puppies/