Moving to a new home can be stressful and frightening to pets. To reduce stress on pets and yourself, there are steps that should be taken before and during a move to make it as smooth of a transition as possible for your animals.
Make sure that your pets have collars that fit correctly and have ID tags with your name and current phone number prior to moving day
Keep the pet in a crate or a closed room on moving day until you are ready to take them with you.
When it’s time to move pets, transport them in a carrier or keep them leashed and under control.
If the move is long, plan ahead by finding pet-friendly hotels along the route ahead of time. Make reservations before you leave.