Summers and the Pet Memorial Stone

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The Pet Memorial Stone Summer is the perfect season to spend some time in your garden or yard, enjoying time with your family and friends. If you already have a pet memorial stone, you can integrate it into your summer activities, if you’re ever needing quiet time to reflect on all of the amazing times that you’ve spent with a deceased pet. Picnics Have a family picnic near the area where the pet memorial stone rests. Lay out your favorite outdoors blanket.....

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Eternal Love: Owner and Pet Burials are Here

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A new piece of legislation out of New York has ruled that cremated pets and their owners can now be laid to rest together. Signed into law by Governor Cuomo, this new law declares that owner and pet burials are legal at any of the publicly owned cemeteries in the state, so long as the cemetery approves it. This new law follows behind a law passed last year that allows cremated human remains to be buried in pet cemeteries, so that owners and their beloved companions can rest together .....

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The Big 3 Design Concepts of Pet Grave Markers

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Creating pet grave markers for a departed friend is a task that can seem almost impossible. Proper preparation allows you the time and space to heal, instead of forcing you to stress about the logistics of planning the memorial service.   Materials  There are more materials than you can imagine that can be crafted into a pet grave marker. If you’re on a budget, consider riverstones. These smooth, grey stones can b.....

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3 Touching Ways to Personalize Pet Memorial Stones

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As you begin to plan the memorial for a beloved, departed pet, you may wonder how to truly honor the spirit and love that they brought into your home. A classic option is the pet memorial stone. These beautiful, natural memorials are a personalized way to remember your sweet companion for years after their passing. One of the best aspects of these stones are that they are highly personalizable! If you’re wondering how to customize the memorial, check out this.....

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What to Look for When Choosing a Cat Headstone or Grave Marker.

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When choosing a headstone or grave marker for your beloved cat, there are many decisions to be made. Talking with your family and friends can help guide you through the process as you make the tough choices. Here are a few things to consider as you make this difficult journey.   Materials and Media Though most grave markers are made from limestone or marble, there are actually many options that can fit your expectations and your.....

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What to Look for When Choosing a Dog Headstone or Grave Marker

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Choosing a grave marker or headstone for your beloved dog can feel like a perilous task. You’re already dealing with a tremendous loss and now you’re having to think about the process of the memorial. Here are a few tips to consider when you’re facing the decision. Choose Your Words Carefully Most dog grave markers can be customized with text that you choose. It can be difficult to think of the right things to say. The most common text is the name of the de.....

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Helping Children Cope with the Death of a Pet

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For most children, a beloved pet is their first best friend. Sadly, pets are often also a child’s first experience with loss. Because children do not have the same cognitive ability to deal with their emotions or understand their world at the level that adults do, it is up to the adults in their life to help them work through the very complicated process of understanding, grieving, and accepting death. The first step in this process is telling the child that their pet has died. Try t.....

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Four Considerations For Pet Burial

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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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