Moving house is stressful enough for a human, but for a dog, it can be a huge challenge. They have no idea of where they are going, why everything looks different, why everything smells different and why that ball they buried in the yard is no longer there. In fact – nothing is there because it is a different yard!
Dogs, as a whole, are better than cats at adjusting to new circumstances and environments, but it is still a huge upheaval for them, and one that needs to be handled carefully to minimize the stress it puts onto them.
Here, we look at how to help your dog with the transition to their new home and how to help them settle in.