Anytime you move to a different home with a pet in tow, you can expect it to take them some time to acclimate to their new environment. So it’s not hard to imagine how challenging it can be for a pet to warm up to an entirely new city after a relocation.

Fortunately, there are things you can do to help them through the process. If you’re planning to move soon, consider these tips and resources for helping your pet settle in smoothly:

The Big Transition

Transitioning from one home environment to another takes some planning, so focus on getting Fido comfortable in the new space, since that is where they will be spending most of their time. 

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Explore the Area

Once your pet is settled in, hit the town to experience some of the local businesses, parks, and so on. 

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Locate Nearby Dog Parks

Learn About Local Services

Getting to know essential pet services in the area will make it easier to keep your pet healthy and happy while you’re getting settled. 

Connect with a Dog Walking Service

Get Referrals for a New Veterinarian

Look Into Local Pet Groomers

Life at Home

In time, you’ll both feel acclimated to your new home and city. Once you have a routine, you can more easily add new bedding, toys or activities.

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Moving to a new city can be especially stressful for pets. Make it a smoother experience for your pet by helping them acclimate to the new home, taking them to explore the city, and getting to know the local services available. In no time, you and your pet will be settled and happy!

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