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Assisted Living and Distress on companion animals: Microchip first plan to a new home

Ensure the Safety of Companion Animals During Life Transitions: update Microchip first plan for Elderly Pet Owners and their famiy

 Elderly individuals who transition to assisted living often leave behind companion animals. So if you're a busy relative, remembering to update the microchip information to the stable home with permission of the new caretakers is extremely important. And, you should notify neighbors of the change so any issues can be resolved quickly. And remember that some neighbors may have long-term issues against other neighbors, so updating microchip information can ease issues for your former companion animal's safety if they remain in the area.

Updating the microchip information with consent is very important for continued safety. Even when the companion animal has a new dedicated home or arrangement with a stable address, they may become distressed in the weeks and months to follow. 

Urgently update microchip information before enroute to the new home can curb the danger of any moving mishaps. Ensure the contact is someone who is willing to pick up pets from the animal shelter or veterinarian if they become distressed or lost.

Updating Microchip Information can be performed online or through your veterinarian. Contact details associated with pet microchips and temporary collars with a contact email or number can help.

 Recognizing Signs of Distress:
   Even when you plan ahead, companion animals can still show signs of distress. 
Examples include extreme roaming an running back to their former home, fighting within cat colonies (working cat barns) and physical injuries, and other behaviors that may displace other animals in multiple animal or working cat colony hierarchies.

Building Trust:
   Tips for building trust with distressed pets, such as offering food and speaking softly can help coax a distrssed animal back to safety. While attentiveness to the companion animal is needed during the transition period.

Ensure the safety and well-being of companion animals during life transitions even when there is a hectic move. Microchip first, can help everyone support your family's beloved companion during such a heavy separation.