PCS Season: A Simple Checklist for Moving with Pets

Moving can be a stressful experience, not just for humans but also for our furry friends. The drastic environmental change makes pets anxious and unsettled during moves. However, with careful planning and the right strategies, you can help make the transition smoother for your pets. This article provides a step-by-step guide to ensure a stress-free […]

Resources to Make Your PCS Move Easier

During my husband’s long Air Force career, our family lived in 18 different homes, overseas and stateside, both in military housing and off base. Although I felt myself to be quite the pro at making a PCS move by the time he was approaching retirement, I still was often surprised to learn about resources and […]

Love Your Pet During Your PCS

We’ve got moving on the brain since it’s summer and high moving season, but all too often our furry friends are forgotten when we start discussing a move.   Pets bring us comfort when we’re down and love us no matter what. It’s time we focused on their needs for a bit. I’ve moved across […]

How to Safely Transport Your Pet During PCS Season

Written by Dawn M. Smith exclusively for Military Crashpad® Military families are often faced with difficult choices when it comes to a PCS with a pet, particularly overseas. They can either chose to ship their pet on their own dime and deal with the anxiety that comes with an airplane ride, or they can separate the family […]

Moving with Pets: The Seven Golden Rules

While moving can be stressful enough for people, we can only imagine what an impact this may have on our pets. All this unexpected activity in and around the house, followed by the sudden introduction of a new environment can make your pet(s) anxious. That said, you’re most likely too busy filling out forms, packing […]


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