Four Considerations For Pet Burial

4 x 8 x 2 Granite Paver
Pet burials are as old as pet domestication. Native American cemeteries have been found in which the dogs of those who have died are laid to rest beside them. In ancient Egypt, cats were mummified and placed in the same tombs as their owners. Nowadays, pet burials are more regulated. Here are 4 considerations to have when dealing with the burial of a pet. Legality When deciding whether to lay your pet to rest at home or in a designated cemetery, it is important to look at.....

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When You’re Left Behind: 8 Tips for Coping with Pet Loss

Pet Posters and Tips for Pet Recovery
Losing a pet can be world-shattering. Often, we see our pets as members of our family, who brought joy and laughter to our days. When that special relationship is shaken by death, it can feel impossible to cope. Here are 8 tips that may help: Don’t forget to take photos and videos This requires some thought before your pet has left this earth, but many pet owners already take tons of photos and videos of their precious companions anyways. Consider creating digital.....

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Pet Bereavement: The 5 Stages of Grief

5 x 7 Marble Plaque with Black Steel Stand
Most of us have heard that there are 5 stages of grief when someone we care for dies: denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. What we haven’t heard is that it is completely normal to go through these stages when we are losing a pet. If you know that it is time for your pet to pass on, it can feel overwhelming and scary. It can feel like the world is tilted off-kilter. It can feel like you’ll never be happy again. But, it can also be comforting to know that these feelings ar.....

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Words of Comfort: Pet Memorial Poems for the Grieving

An Interview with a Pet Owner on Grieving the Loss of a Pet
Words of Comfort: Pet Poems for the Grieving If you’re looking for the perfect tribute to read at a pet memorial, there exists an extensive collection of poetry about pet loss. Because so many people are deeply affected by the loss of their pet, it is no surprise that poetic expression has emerged as a means to cope with the overwhelming grief. Collected below are three poems that tell the feelings you may want to say about the loss of your pet, but perhaps cannot find the words .....

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