View Full Version : moving with pets

March 29th 07, 04:53 PM
Moving with Pets
If pets are a part of your family, remember that moving, whether down
the block or across the country, is just as stressful for them as it
is for you. But this stress can be greatly reduced with good planning
and the tips that you'll find here. "Animals can sense and react to
stress just like people," says Dr. William Fortney, a veterinarian at
Kansas State University. "Anything we can do to make it easier on them
can make recovering from the move easier on us." Here are some
suggestions from top veterinarians, zoo experts and experienced pet
owners on how to minimize the stress of moving with pets. Read the
general guidelines, then check out the specific pets that make up your
family's menagerie: