Moving is stressful for everyone, including your pets

As many of you already know I foster dogs for A Caring Place Humane Society here in Chicago. I am amazed at how many dogs are turned in as ‘ strays’. I imagine someone out there crying because there dog is lost and not knowing what to do. Here is a scenario that I imagine happens too often. You are moving to a new place and your dog gets loose. He does not know where home is so he wonders around till someone hopefully finds him and takes him to a shelter.

Chet writes;

Moving is stressful…
… And your dog will experience much of the same anxiety that you do.

The change. The state of limbo that’s inevitable as you pack one house, and then unpack the next. The actual moving day.

Then there’s the adjustment period, as everyone gets settled into their new surroundings.

Your family is stressed by the change…

… And your dog senses this!!!

Consider how many stories you’ve heard about dogs ‘running away’ from their new home after a move, trying to find their way back to the old house.

It happens all the time, more often than you even hear about on the local news stations!

So here is great information from Chet Womach, one of my favorite online Pet Trainers.
He is sharing 10 tips that should help make your dog’s transition between the old and new homes as smooth and painless as possible.

You can read it here:

http://www.thedogtrainingsecret.com/blog/10-factors-moving-city-dog/

Enjoy,

Chet Womach
TheDogTrainingSecret.com (check out all his post and subscribe to his news letter)

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