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Answering Common Questions About Pet Cremation Options

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Pet Burial and Cremation | 0 comments

Answering Common Questions About Pet Cremation Options

Cremation is a service that offers people an alternative to traditional burial options following the loss of a pet. If you are thinking about choosing pet cremation for your animal companion who has passed on, then continue reading to learn the answers to common questions about this service. What are my options for pet cremation? Most locations that offer pet cremation services will have 2 selections from which to choose. The first, which is communal pet cremation, is the cremation of more than 1 pet that has passed. The second option, which...

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What To Consider When Pre-Planning Your Pet’s Burial

Posted by on Jul 10, 2017 in Pet Burial and Cremation | 0 comments

What To Consider When Pre-Planning Your Pet’s Burial

As with humans, pre-planning final arrangements for pets can be helpful. Because pet deaths are so overwhelming, making decisions about burial, cremation, and memorials in the midst of your grief can be almost impossible. Unfortunately, many families who wait until their pets have passed to make these arrangements ultimately find that they wish they could go back and change some of the decisions that they made. Pre-planning your pet’s burial helps you to avoid some of these concerns. If you decide to pre-plan for your pet, here are some...

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How Pre-Planning For Your Pet’s Burial Can Help Your Family

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in Pet Burial and Cremation | 0 comments

How Pre-Planning For Your Pet’s Burial Can Help Your Family

You may have considered funeral pre-planning for yourself, but what about your pet? Pre-need planning for your pet’s burial offers many advantages that your family will be grateful for when the loss of a pet occurs. One of the biggest advantages of pre-planning is that is allows you to make decisions about your pet burial before you are under the stress of the event itself. You can make decisions with a clearer head by pre-planning, so you can avoid hasty decisions that you later regret. Pre-planning also has financial benefits in that you...

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Myths About Pets And Mourning

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in pet loss | 0 comments

Myths About Pets And Mourning

Following the loss of a pet, not everyone may understand the degree of your mourning. Some people, especially those who have never experienced pet deaths, may expect to simply snap out of it because you lost an animal, not a person. However, your grief is not wrong. Dealing with pet deaths are difficult enough without putting additional pressure on yourself because of these myths that some people believe about pet mourning. Myth: It’s wrong to feel intense grief when you lose a pet. Despite what people believe who never experienced a close...

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Preventing Your Pets From Eating Toxic Foods

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in About Pets | 0 comments

Preventing Your Pets From Eating Toxic Foods

Unfortunately, there are many foods that are perfectly safe for humans that can be toxic to pets, and eating these foods leads to many pet deaths each year. When your pet inadvertently consumes toxic foods, call the animal poison control center or your vet right away. Watch this video to learn about foods that could be harmful to pets. Most people know that chocolate is dangerous for dogs, but you should also keep your dog away from grapes and raisins. Garlic and onions can also be dangerous for dogs, while avocado and yeast dough can cause...

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Should You Choose Cremation For Your Pet

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Pet Burial and Cremation, Pet Cremation Services | 0 comments

Should You Choose Cremation For Your Pet

After the loss of a pet, individuals are sometimes unsure about how to proceed with the remains. In many cases, the best choices for people are either a pet cemetery burial or pet cremation. There are several reasons why pet owners frequently choose cremation over burial. Cremation is often less expensive than burying a pet in a cemetery plot. Additionally, this option allows the pet owner to scatter the ashes where they wish, or to keep the ashes in a pet urn. If you would like to scatter or keep your pet’s ashes, then you will need to...

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What To Do If Your Pet Is Lost

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in About Pets | 0 comments

What To Do If Your Pet Is Lost

Are you wondering what to do if your pet is lost? Despite their keen animal senses, it’s possible for pets to get disoriented and wander far from home. No matter the reason for their disappearance, it can feel as devastating as a pet’s death when your furry friend is lost. To help increase your chances of tracking down your pet, use these tips: Make posters to put around town. As soon as think that your pet could be lost, start the process of finding her by making posters. Keep your posters simple, use a large font, and make a decent amount...

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Talk To Children About Their Pet’s Death

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in pet loss | 0 comments

Talk To Children About Their Pet’s Death

How to talk to children about their Pet’s Death When your family experiences the loss of a pet, it can be heartbreaking for everyone. However, your children may be shocked and confused by a pet’s death, particularly if they haven’t already gone through the loss of a loved one. To help make the process easier, use the following guide when talking to your kids about the sudden death of a pet. Informing Your Children of the Loss Breaking the news of a pet’s death to your kids can be very difficult. To help your children stay more calm and...

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Choosing Cremation for a Beloved Pet

Posted by on May 15, 2017 in Pet Burial and Cremation | 0 comments

Choosing Cremation for a Beloved Pet

After the loss of a pet, you will need to decide if burial or cremation is the right solution for your family. Cremation is a popular choice with pet families because of its affordability and flexibility. If you choose pet cremation, you still have many pet funeral options available to you, so you can memorialize your pet in the way that best suits your family. At Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery and Crematory, you have the option of private or communal pet cremation. With private pet cremation, your pet is attended to individually, and you...

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Tips For Comforting Your Sick Pet

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in About Pets | 0 comments

Tips For Comforting Your Sick Pet

Pets are part of the family, and just as the thought of losing one of your human loved ones is painful, facing pet deaths and illnesses can be overwhelming. However, if your pet is ill, he or she will look to you for comfort, whether they are dealing with a minor gastrointestinal issue or facing a terminal illness. Follow these steps to ease your pet’s discomfort during this trying time. Provide a Quiet Place When pets are ill, they need plenty of rest. Create a quiet spot for your pet to recuperate without interruption from kids and other...

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