In fact it may even be illegal, depending on where you live, to bury your family pets on your own property.
Now a pet owner can choose to use the services of a pet mortuary, book a funeral service, and choose between pet cremation or burial in a pet cemetary.
Can I cremate my own dog?
Pet crematories usually cremate dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, hamsters, reptiles, etc. Smaller animals are cremated within 30-45 minutes whereas larger ones are cremated in hours. If you want to witness your beloved pet’s cremation then you may ask the crematory to allow you to view the process.
Do you really get your own dog’s ashes back?
Because there are several animals, it’s not possible to get your pet’s ashes back. In a private ceremony, your pet is cremated alone, so you are able to get the ashes afterward.
Is it better to bury or cremate your pet?
Pet Cremation can be an economical alternative to burial. Having your pet cremated doesn’t mean you can’t have a memorial. There are many private pet crematories that can help you take care of your pet. Most veterinarians can also make arrangements for you.
How much does it cost to have your dog cremated?
The average cost for a dog cremation is usually between $50 and $150. However, like any other service, cremation costs vary from one market to the next. It’ll cost more to get your pet cremated in Manhattan than it in Topeka.