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
Who regulates local moving companies? Every state has its own regulators and requirements. Check out this table to find a regulating agency in your state and their contact information.
Moving Company Regulators
Transporting a waterbed is a big process, you need to remove the water and drain it fully to disassemble. If you own one, here are tips on how to safely relocate it.
How to Move a Waterbed
If you are planning on Do It Yourself moving, consider hiring professionals on both ends to help you with loading and unloading of your rental truck.
Moving Labor Services
Moving household appliances is a big job. Before you start, be sure you are aware of the work involved, there are steps you will need to take before the movers arrive at your home. Keep in mind some moving companies and helpers will not be responsible for disconnection of appliances.