Moving House With a Dog

Moving to a new house in Geelong can be stressful not only for humans but also for dogs. Dogs are very attached to a house and routines and moving to a new place can be very difficult for them. Follow these tips to help your dog adapt to change.

In the Moving process, everything that is familiar to your dog such as household items and smells drastically changes and your dog may start to feel anxious. If you have a friend or relative that can take care of your dog during the moving process take your furry friend there. It is going to benefit your dog because it will be away from strangers, loud noises, and stressful circumstances. You will have all the time to take care of the moving process without worrying about how is your dog feeling.

If you decide to keep your dog in the house, put it in a room and let the people from the removalist company know where your dog is, if you can’t do that keep your pet on a lead or a dog crate, they should have access to water and toy to keep occupied.

Pack your dog’s things at the very end and don’t wash the bedding until a few weeks after moving in. Once you arrive at the new house leave your dog’s things in a room and settle your pet there. Your dog may settle to the new home almost immediately or they may take more time to adjust to the new place so allow them time to relax and be familiar with the new place. Make sure to keep your pet’s ID tag and microchip details up to date.

Hire a removalist company to make the moving process easier and smooth for you. Let our employees know that you have a pet, we are mentally prepared to package and load your stuff in presence of your pet.

If you need a removalist, get these guys. We have way too much stuff, but Tom and Cam smashed it out so quickly – and with a smile on their face the whole time. Great service, fair price, and no issues.

Johnathan McMaugh


Ready to make your move smooth and stress-free? To enquire about a moving job call us on 1800 841 274 for a quick and easy quote over the phone. You may also reach out by filling out the job request form below. We promise to get back to you as quickly as we can.


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