What happens when my pet dies?
The hardest part of taking care of pets is knowing that, one day, we will need to say goodbye to them. Our pets are such a part of our families and losing them is very hard. As recent events have led to more and more families taking on the care and responsibility of pet ownership, […]
What should I do if my pet dies at home?
It can be traumatic if your pet dies unexpectedly but, in the case of an elderly pet or one who has had poor health, it can be quite comforting to feel that they have passed away in their own time and in familiar surroundings, perhaps with members of the family present or near by.
Is it better to bury or cremate your pet?
The choice of whether to bury or cremate your pet is a very personal one, but there are also a number of practical considerations. Not everyone has a garden, or enough space, to bury their pets. Sometimes people worry about burying pets in their garden and then moving house. If you wish to keep your pet close to you in some way after it has passed on, cremation and having the ashes returned to you can be the answer.
Ultimately, whether to bury or cremate your pet is down to personal choice and practicalities and there is no “right” or “wrong”. Whatever you decide is the right choice for you and your family.