What advice would you give a relocating employee who is moving with a pet?

 

Expat Academy What advice would you give a relocating employee who is moving with a pet?

Expat Academy What advice would you give a relocating employee who is moving with a pet?  Moving with a pet can be a little stressful, but with these considerations it can be made a little easier.  The first consideration is to think about restrictions.  Many flight and lodging facilities have restrictions, especially on large breed dogs such as Pit Bulls, German Shepherds and others.  If your employee has this type of breed of dog, allow for extra time to accommodate their pet needs.  It can be difficult and expensive to find either short term or long term housing for any type of pet.  Encourage your employee to talk to their relocation counsellor as soon as possible about their pet needs.  If your employee is not moving permanently consider leaving the pet with a friend or family member during the assignment.  Every country has their own regulations regarding shots, veterinary records, microchips, and quarantine time.  If your employee is moving internationally contact the embassy for the latest requirements.

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