We recently helped a family moving from Singapore to Reading with their 9 year old cocker spaniel. We knew it would be no ordinary relocation as finding a rental property that will accept pets can be very challenging but there are ways to help make the process smoother for both you and your pet.
In the first instance we would recommend getting in touch with a pet relocation company who can help arrange transport, supply travel containers, assist with customs clearance, provide shippers certificates, arrange quarantine and also any veterinary assistance as required. There are a number of companies that offer this service, here a few:
Once you have organised your pets relocation, finding a rental property which will allow your four-legged friend will be the next hurdle. Landlords on the whole will prefer not to have pets and will choose a pet-free tenant in preference. This is due to:
However it is possible to try and win over a landlord to consider your pet:
When we were instructed to help our Singapore clients relocate with their dog we sourced over 30 suitable rental
propositions in Reading. However only 8 of these would accept a pet, vastly narrowing down their options. Of the houses we did see, some were very tired and not of the quality the couple desired for themselves or their spaniel!
Undeterred we secured viewings on properties which originally stated that they would not accept pets but with the promise of the pet clause and pet clean we were delighted that they accepted our offer.
If you require any assistance moving with your pet please do call us on 01494 672086 or email firstname.lastname@example.org