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Whether you’re moving down the street or to a different state, it’s important to make sure your pets are prepared for this change. There are several practical things to consider while getting your pets ready for your move. Since you already have a lot to keep track of between packing and planning for moving day, keep the following tips handy to ensure that your pets are fully prepared.

Stock Up on Supplies Before Moving Day

Making sure you have plenty of food for your pets means you’ll have one less thing to worry about on moving day. Plan to purchase enough food to last for at least a couple of weeks after you arrive. If your pets take any medication, ask your vet about stocking enough of it to last for a few extra weeks.

Update Microchip Information and ID Tags

Pets can easily become stressed during a move. With unfamiliar people coming into and out of your home to load or unload the truck, there’a a higher risk of having anxious pets bolt out the door. Before moving day, update the information associated with your pets’ microchips and ID tags in case they get lost.

Stay Current on Vaccines

Making sure your pets have updated vaccines can give you peace of mind if they happen to run off during the transition into your new space. Being updated on vaccines is also helpful if you plan on boarding your pets on moving day. Boarding them may help prevent them from getting lost or feeling overwhelmed.

Visit Your New Home Before Moving Day

If possible, bring your pets over to your new home before you move in. Keep dogs on a leash to make sure they stay safe, and bring cats in carriers that you can easily get them in and out of. Bringing them over before moving day can give them a chance to wander around and explore each room while your new home is empty and quiet. 

Tire Your Pets Out

Tired pets are less likely to act up if they’re feeling stressed or anxious as moving day approaches. In the days before your departure, spend quality time with your pets and keep them active. Run around the yard with your dogs, bring them to the local dog park or take them for extra long walks around the neighborhood. Use toys to keep your cats active and playful. Spending some time with your pets every day can help them feel less anxious about the changes going on around them, such as having boxes all around instead of familiar items. 



5 Weston Lane, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Single-Family

$669,000
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
The Trails in Hopkinton combines a rich farmland setting with the modern amenities designed for carefree living. Constructed with quality products and fine craftsmanship, the luxurious townhomes in Phase I are designated for residents 55 years. Owners can choose from five different floor plans that vary from 2,100 sqft to 2,500 sqft, with option to finish additional space in the basement. Some of the upscale features included in all homes are 9 feet high ceilings on the first floor, hardwood floors, 2.5 bathrooms, Kohler plumbing fixtures, two-car garage, patio or deck, master bedroom suite (on the first floor in most floor plans), gas fireplace, stainless steel appliances, kitchen island, and exquisite cabinetry selections for kitchen and bathrooms.The lavish and serene community boasts beautifully designed paths throughout the development, including pocket parks to stop and enjoy the scenery, a dog park, bocce court, fitness facility, meeting room, and a community garden.
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5 Weston Lane, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Single-Family

$669,000
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
The Trails in Hopkinton combines a rich farmland setting with the modern amenities designed for carefree living. Constructed with quality products and fine craftsmanship, the luxurious townhomes in Phase I are designated for residents 55 years. Owners can choose from five different floor plans that vary from 2,100 sqft to 2,500 sqft, with option to finish additional space in the basement. Some of the upscale features included in all homes are 9 feet high ceilings on the first floor, hardwood floors, 2.5 bathrooms, Kohler plumbing fixtures, two-car garage, patio or deck, master bedroom suite (on the first floor in most floor plans), gas fireplace, stainless steel appliances, kitchen island, and exquisite cabinetry selections for kitchen and bathrooms.The lavish and serene community boasts beautifully designed paths throughout the development, including pocket parks to stop and enjoy the scenery, a dog park, bocce court, fitness facility, meeting room, and a community garden.
Open House
Saturday
December 07 at 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 5 Weston Lane, Hopkinton, MA 01748    Get Directions

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5 Weston Lane, Hopkinton, MA 01748

Single-Family

$669,000
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
The Trails in Hopkinton combines a rich farmland setting with the modern amenities designed for carefree living. Constructed with quality products and fine craftsmanship, the luxurious townhomes in Phase I are designated for residents 55 years. Owners can choose from five different floor plans that vary from 2,100 sqft to 2,500 sqft, with option to finish additional space in the basement. Some of the upscale features included in all homes are 9 feet high ceilings on the first floor, hardwood floors, 2.5 bathrooms, Kohler plumbing fixtures, two-car garage, patio or deck, master bedroom suite (on the first floor in most floor plans), gas fireplace, stainless steel appliances, kitchen island, and exquisite cabinetry selections for kitchen and bathrooms.The lavish and serene community boasts beautifully designed paths throughout the development, including pocket parks to stop and enjoy the scenery, a dog park, bocce court, fitness facility, meeting room, and a community garden.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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The Trails in Hopkinton combines a rich farmland setting with the modern amenities designed for carefree living. Constructed with quality products and fine craftsmanship, the luxurious townhomes in Phase I are designated for residents 55 years. Owners can choose from five different floor plans that vary from 2,100 sqft to 2,500 sqft, with option to finish additional space in the basement. Some of the upscale features included in all homes are 9 feet high ceilings on the first floor, hardwood floors, 2.5 bathrooms, Kohler plumbing fixtures, two-car garage, patio or deck, master bedroom suite (on the first floor in most floor plans), gas fireplace, stainless steel appliances, kitchen island, and exquisite cabinetry selections for kitchen and bathrooms.The lavish and serene community boasts beautifully designed paths throughout the development, including pocket parks to stop and enjoy the scenery, a dog park, bocce court, fitness facility, meeting room, and a community garden.

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