5 Ways to Make Moving to Scottsdale Easier on Your Dog, Cat or Other Pet

5 Ways to Make Moving to Scottsdale Easier on Your Dog, Cat or Other Pet

  • 08/7/23

Moving with pets can be a unique challenge, especially when it comes to relocating to a new city like Scottsdale. Your furry friends are family, and their comfort and care are paramount. With a little planning and consideration, you can make the transition as smooth as possible for your beloved pets.

5 Ways to Make Moving to Scottsdale Easier on Your Dog, Cat or Other Pet

In this guide, we'll discuss some effective strategies to help your pets adjust to the move to Scottsdale. Whether you have dogs, cats, or other beloved pets, these tips will ensure a stress-free transition for them.

  • Preparing your pet for the move
  • Finding pet-friendly housing
  • Identifying local veterinarians
  • Exploring pet-friendly places in Scottsdale
  • Keeping a routine during and after the move

Here’s a closer look at each.

Preparing Your Pet for the Move

Start by getting your pet used to the idea of moving. You can do this by introducing them to their travel carriers and the new scents they might encounter. Gradually increase their exposure to these changes to minimize anxiety.

Finding Pet-Friendly Housing

It's crucial to find housing that accepts your pets. Check with real estate agents who are knowledgeable about pet-friendly properties in Scottsdale, and make sure to understand any restrictions that may apply to your pet.

Identifying Local Veterinarians

Before the move, research and identify local veterinarians in Scottsdale. Having a vet selected in advance will make the transition easier for your pet, especially if they require immediate attention or medication.

Exploring Pet-Friendly Places in Scottsdale

Scottsdale is home to numerous pet-friendly parks, trails, and restaurants. Familiarize yourself with these spots so you and your pet can explore together after settling in, building new positive associations with the area.

Keeping a Routine During and After the Move

Pets thrive on routine, so try to maintain their regular feeding, play, and sleep schedules during and after the move. This consistency will provide comfort and help them adjust more quickly.

Are You Buying or Selling a Home in Scottsdale?

If you’re selling a luxury home in Scottsdale, we can help. You can use our home value calculator to get a ballpark idea on what your home may be worth – and you can call us at 602-694-3200 to talk to a REALTOR® about how we can market your home to all the right buyers.

If you're also looking for a new home, we’ll be happy to show you the homes that interest you most. While you’re here, explore all our Scottsdale real estate listings or look in specific communities:

Don Matheson
REALTOR® | Founder
The Matheson Team
RE/MAX Fine Properties
21020 N. Pima Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85255
[email protected]



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