Whether it's a local or long distance move, it is your sole responsibility to transport your pets. Moving companies and labor helpers will not transport anything living.
Moving With Pets
Your household possessions can be damaged while moving from one place to another. Professional companies are required to provide basic insurance for household goods, however, considering additional insurance coverage might be a good idea.
Time to have some fun! Here are some funny Do It Yourself moving tips for you.
DIY Moving Tips
If you are hiring local movers you need to check if your state requires a license from moving companies, and if yes then verify that company has one. To find this information you should call or visit DOT's website.
No matter how small your move is, with many moving companies you have to pay their minimum cost which could be a high amount in comparison with your small load.
How to Move Small Loads