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Coping With Pet Loss: Tips For Helping Your Child

Posted by on Jan 22, 2018 in Pets and Children | 0 comments

Coping With Pet Loss: Tips For Helping Your Child

Pet deaths are hard on everyone in the family, but they can be particularly devastating for children. Often, the loss of a pet is the first death of a loved one that a child experiences, and it can be confusing and overwhelming. When you lose a family pet, these tips will help you support your child as he or she comes to terms with the loss. Tell the Truth It’s tempting for parents to try to spare kids from facing harsh realities like pet deaths, but resist the urge to be anything other than honest with your child. Use age-appropriate...

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Tips For Keeping Your Indoor Cat Happy And Healthy

Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in About Pets | 0 comments

Tips For Keeping Your Indoor Cat Happy And Healthy

When people visit our pet cemetery, we like to offer comfort by reminding mourning cat owners of the fun and fulfilled life that their pet led. If you own an indoor cat, then you may find yourself wondering how to support your feline friend’s wellness. If so, then watch this video for tips on helping your indoor cat stay happy and healthy. Keep your cat occupied by giving him opportunities to express his natural behavior. To do this, try to play with your cat for 1 to 2 minutes, 5 to 10 times per day, depending on his age and level of health....

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What Options Are Available For Cremated Pet Remains?

Posted by on Jan 8, 2018 in Pet Cremation Services | 0 comments

What Options Are Available For Cremated Pet Remains?

Are you considering visiting a pet crematory following the death of a pet? If so, then you may have questions about pet cremation. Continue reading to learn what options are available for cremated pet remains. Private Pet Cremation Families who wish to cremate their deceased pet and who would also like to receive the ashes back following the process select private pet cremation. In this option, each pet is cremated individually, and the cremated remains are returned to the family. Communal Cremation Communal cremation is a more affordable...

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Identifying Common Diseases That Affect Senior Dogs

Posted by on Jan 1, 2018 in Pet Illness | 0 comments

Identifying Common Diseases That Affect Senior Dogs

The loss of a pet can be a stressful and emotional experience, and although many factors can lead to pet deaths, there are some health problems that are often seen in older canines. Continue reading to learn about common diseases seen in senior dogs. Periodontal Disease Periodontal (gum) disease is among the conditions most often diagnosed in canines, and it can affect dogs of all breeds and sizes. If periodontal disease goes untreated, it can cause tooth loss and allow bacteria to get into the bloodstream and damage organs. To help keep your...

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Funny Pet Videos – Merry Christmas from Faithful Friends!

Posted by on Dec 25, 2017 in Pet Burial and Cremation | 0 comments

Funny Pet Videos – Merry Christmas from Faithful Friends!

Happy Holidays from your friends at Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery!    

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Facing Your First Holiday Without Your Pet

Posted by on Dec 18, 2017 in pet loss | 0 comments

Facing Your First Holiday Without Your Pet

  Holidays can always be painful after losing a loved one, whether you lost a human family member or a pet. Pet deaths can and do affect people deeply, and your first holiday without your animal can be a particularly emotional time. Fortunately, you can get through the season and can reach the point where your treasured memories bring you comfort instead of grief. As the holidays come around after you have said goodbye to your pet, keep this advice in mind. Give Yourself Permission to Grieve Grief is a natural, normal emotion, not...

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Ways That Dogs Show Their Love For You

Posted by on Dec 4, 2017 in About Pets | 0 comments

Ways That Dogs Show Their Love For You

One of the reasons pet deaths are so emotional is that love between humans and their animal family members is mutual. If you have ever wondered about the love that your dog has for you, this video will clear up any confusion. Watch your dog’s behavior after he or she eats. Does your dog want to sit with you? That is a sign of the affection he or she has for you. Dogs also show their love with the exuberant greetings they give when you return home and their desire to stay with you to sleep at night. At Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery &...

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Deciding Between Burial And Cremation For Your Pet

Posted by on Nov 27, 2017 in Pet Burial and Cremation | 0 comments

Deciding Between Burial And Cremation For Your Pet

Deciding Between Burial and Cremation for Your Pet After the loss of a pet, there are many decisions to be made. One of the first ones you will have to face is whether to choose pet burial or cremation. There is no single answer that is right for every family. Instead, you will need to weigh the pros and cons of each to decide which makes sense for your needs. For many families, budget plays a big role in deciding whether to choose pet burial or cremation. Pet cremation costs can often be less than burial, though you may wish to pay for a pet...

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Common Holiday Dangers For Your Pet

Posted by on Nov 20, 2017 in About Pets | 0 comments

Common Holiday Dangers For Your Pet

Some of the very things that bring holiday cheer can cause emergency health crises for your pet that could end in pricy veterinary services and, unfortunately, pet deaths. Protect your pet this holiday season by paying attention to common pet holiday dangers. Learn about holiday dangers for your pet in this video. Chocolate toxicity is extremely common during the holidays, as is poisoning caused by common holiday plants. Sometimes, the toys you give your pet during the holidays can even become dangerous if they are swallowed. When pet deaths...

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Tips For Promoting A Long And Healthy Life For Your Cat

Posted by on Nov 13, 2017 in About Pets | 0 comments

Tips For Promoting A Long And Healthy Life For Your Cat

Tips for Promoting a Long and Healthy Life for Your Cat Pet deaths are an inevitable part of having an animal as part of your family, and the loss of a pet can be overwhelming to even consider. Fortunately, as with humans, you can help your pet live a long life by taking the proper steps to ensure that he or she stays as healthy as possible. If you have a cat, this advice will help you maintain his or her health for life. Provide the Essential Needs There are a few basic things every cat needs to stay healthy. Food and water are naturally...

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