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Moving With Pets

Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 3:50PM

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Moving to a home in a new location can be an exciting adventure, but it can also be the cause of stress and confusion for household pets. To minimize the trauma, here are a few tips that may help make your pet’s transition a little easier:

  • SCHEDULE A VET CHECK-UP Obtain a copy of your pet’s medical history along with rabies certifications that state when/where your pet was vaccinated. Keep an ample supply of current medications to last until a veterinarian in your new location can provide refills.
  • PROPER IDENTIFICATION IS ESSENTIAL Be certain that any required license tags are secured properly and the contact information is
  • CONSIDER BOARDING your pet during the most hectic of moving days. Pets can become anxious with the increase of activity prior to a
  • GATHER CAR SUPPLIES Kennel and/or safely restraint, favorite toy or two, a leash for when stops are made, and plenty of water to keep your pet
  • KNOW STATE REQUIREMENTS for the movement of pets across state Contact the State Veterinarian in your new location to obtain the most current information.
  • PET-FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATIONS Long-distance moves may require an overnight People and pet-friendly accommodations can be found by searching a number of internet sites. Check out Bring Fido for pet-friendly hotels, restaurants, services and more.
  • ALLOW TIME TO ACCLIMATE Once you have arrived in your new location, allow sufficient time for your pet to adjust to the new neighborhood; it could take a few days or a few weeks.
  • CARRY A CURRENT PHOTOGRAPH If your pet is lost during the move, a photograph will make it much easier to search
  • CLOSING DAY If you need to bring your pet to closing, let Southern Title know in advance and we will do everything possible to accommodate your four-legged family member!

Southern Title understands how important it is for all family members to enjoy a peaceful closing experience. Email us at customerservice@stitle.com or call 866.297.5535 to find out more.

The information provided by Southern Title Holding Company, LLC on our website does not and cannot contain legal advice. The legal information provided is for general informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for legal advice.

Before taking any actions based upon such information, you are encouraged to consult the appropriate legal professionals or licensed attorneys. We do not provide any kind of legal advice. The use or reliance of any information contained on this is is solely at your own risk.


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