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Hire Pet Movers UK When You're Shifting Homes With A Dog

When you are shifting to a new place of residence, there are so many things to look after and do that taking care of a pet on top of everything else can be impossibly tiring and challenging. And even if you are up to the task, unless you are moving within the same city and can simply put your dog into its portable kennel or transporting carrier and drive it in the car to the new residence, you will probably have to hire pet movers to transport your pet for you. Their services will be indispensable when it comes to interstate and international moves. Read on to find out more about hiring pet movers for your beloved pooch. Something most pet owners are not aware of is that relocating a pet internationally has a lot of formalities and paperwork involved. The same way that you require authorisation and documents to be able to travel and relocate, so do your dogs! So, you will have to work with the embassy to get the necessary approval. Then there is other paperwork involved such as having your pet medically examined and getting all the medical records updated. Also, countries have different quarantine laws as well as rules about the specific ports or cities to which pets can be imported. If you don’t hire a pet mover service you’ll have to take care of the paperwork all on your own and most people don’t know where to begin! Hiring professionals will take this great load off your shoulders. Finding a reputable pet movers service is a task you should look into soon after you decide you are moving. While you can certainly browse through the yellow pages or any local classifieds publication in your region, or even look for options off the Internet, when it comes to entrusting your beloved family pet in the care of strangers, it is much better to work with someone who has positive references and glowing testimonials. The best thing to do is ask around and get names and suggestions from friends and families who have moved with pets or know of people who have. A pet is like a family member, and the same way you would not trust the safety of your child to a stranger, you cannot do so with a pet. When you do shortlist companies that have solid reputations and are known for their expertise in transporting pets, please take the time out to speak to some of their previous customers and clients. If they have been recommended by someone you know, that is a good place to start, but do not base your entire decision on a single reference. By speaking to clients who have hired the company before, you can get a more accurate impression of their services and the more happy clients a pet movers service has, the better you will feel about trusting the relocation of your dog to them. You should finalise the details with a selected pet movers service as soon as you can. Since this is a very niche industry, you won’t have a lot of options to browse around in, and if you wait until too late, someone else might have already hired the reputable teams. Also, there is a lot of work for the pet movers to do, from the documentation to the preparation for the journey and also getting to know specific needs of your pet (such as any medical conditions, feeding schedules etc.) and you need to be able to give the professionals enough time to get their job done well.