Changing Properties? Don’t Forget Your Dog’s Needs

Moving day is a tough time for the whole family. And of course since your fur-buddy is a part of your family, it’s likely a very uncomfortable experience for him too. You will not be able to explain to your pet what exactly this mess is all about, but with some extra planning in advance, you may be able to  reduce the stress you pet will experience as you change places. These are few simple tips to consider when moving that your best friend will be sure to appreciate.

Stay calm

Sure, it’s unavoidable that your nerves will be wrecked up when hunting for new apartments for sale Mascot and when finally packing your stuff to move. Even when your enthusiasm is pretty positive, however, your pup will possibly identify a change in your vibe and react. So try everything within your capacity to hold your nerves and stick to the routine your best friend is used to. Feed your pup and take him for his usual morning walk even when you have million things on your plate.

Pack his stuff last

While you are busy arranging each part of your house and packing stuff, try to keep your pups area unchanged as long as possible. Try to keep him in his zone with his favorite toys around him, so he is less likely to be distracted by all the boxes and other mysterious items lying around the house.

Take his old blankets

Although you look forward for a new beginning when hunting for houses for rent, twice before tossing out Teddy’s old worn out blankets as the moving day gets close. He will be walking into an unfamiliar space with nothing familiar, and that is going to be pretty scary! So consider packing his favorite blanket and the chewed up toy bone. These things will keep him sane until he get used to the place.

Introduce him to the new place carefully

Feeling out of place in your new home well you’re not alone! Your pup is probably feeling just as lost as you are. However, having his mom and dad around will help him get used to the new surrounding soon – as will a thoroughly planned introduction to the new home. If possible set up an area similar to his old hood; place his bedding, toy bones and rug the same way it used to be. As he walk in, let him sniff through this place and then take him for a walk through the house. Try not to let him be on his own for a while, and try not to skip the schedule he’s used to.