3 Things to Do With Your Pets Cremated Ashes

It is natural to be heart-broken when a beloved pet dies suddenly. Pet owners have to consider the several pet burial alternatives while coping with the tragic loss of their pet. Pet owners share huge love and a strong bond with their pets. A pet is not just a pet but becomes an integral member … Continued

Things You Must Consider Before Euthanising Your Pet

When your furry friend begins to give you indications of their end of life, it’s not going to be an easy time. Seeing your pet in pain is one of the most difficult things that you may ever experience. Many pet owners suffer with depression when their pets die. Cremation for dogs is the sad … Continued

5 Tips to Remember Your Pet’s Death Forever!

The loss of a pet can be one of the most tragic things for a pet lover. It may take you several years to overcome the loss and fill the void caused by your pets death. Pets shower unconditional love and care to their owners. Many pet owners break into tears and go through extreme … Continued

Different Ways to Honour your Pets Ashes

The death of one’s pet can be a really tough phase for any owner. Your furry friends leave a forever impact on your life. They bring joy and excitement in our monotonous regular life. To be able to honor their final moments and bid them a peaceful goodbye, many pet cremation practices are being done. … Continued

What to Do When Your Dog Dies at Home

The most devastating thing that pet lovers face is pet burial. The grief of losing a pet can be immense and it may take years to come to terms with the loss. Many pet owners do not treat their pet just like a dog but an integral member of the family. A pet plays an … Continued

4 Tips to Cope with the Loss of a Pet after Euthanasia

It is one of the toughest decisions on the part of pet owners. If the pet is too unwell to recover, you may ask your veterinarian to provide humane death by euthanasia. It is a heart-wrenching moment for pet owners to see their pets suffer continuously. And, cremation for pets may cause extreme grief for … Continued

4 Tips to Help Children Deal with Pet Loss

Losing a pet can be one of the most heartbreaking and tragic things for the entire family. And, for children, the agony of losing a pet can be beyond our imagination. As children have rarely witnessed pet cremation, it becomes imperative to help them overcome the loss. It is not uncommon for children to struggle … Continued

What Are Ashes – how does it work?

The bond between humans and animals is special. Pets have played an integral role in our lives since the beginning of time. They are nothing less than a family member. And, when this important family member bids us adieu forever, the loss is painful. It becomes one of the hardest things for the entire family … Continued

Pets Grieving the Loss of Other Pets

It is of no surprise that animals have emotions too. After the death of your pet, other pets in the house get affected. Pet funeral is daunting. Humans experience grief since they are attached to their cute little furry members for a long time. The feeling of sorrow surrounds them. Pets feel the same. Even … Continued

How to Support Children with Pet Loss Grief

During the difficult time of losing a pet, the best thing for your child is sensitivity, support, and encouragement. It’s easy to be preoccupied, or unaware of your child’s emotions and not handle their emotions appropriately. Some parents try to shield their children from the pain of loss. However, it is best to be honest, … Continued

5 Tips to Deal with Loss

Losing a pet is just like bidding goodbye to your family member which fills your heart with sorrow and grief. If you are someone trying to deal with the heartbreak of losing a pet, here are a few tips that can help you deal with the loss. 1. Try to Switch Your Mind to Other … Continued

Common Questions about Pets at Rest QLD Pet Cremation

Pet Cremation certainly isn’t the most straight forward topic, especially if you have never had to experience pet cremation before. This article will be a Question and Answer type of piece, answering all of your questions regarding pet cremation. Is it a door to door service? Yes, we provide a door to door service whereby … Continued

How to Explain Pet Cremation to Your Children

Pet Cremation can be a difficult thing for any of us to wrap our heads around, however, this is especially true for children. Cremating a pet is a difficult experience and can put strain on your family. Therefore, it’s important to know how to deal with it before it presents itself, especially for your children’ … Continued

Paying your Respects through Pet Cremation

Without a shadow of a doubt, people consider their pet as a family member and play an important role in their lives. Therefore, when it comes to the final day of their pet’s life, people are usually willing to spend some money in order to ease the sting of ‘goodbye’. These days, people most commonly … Continued

Choosing the Right Pet Cremation Option

We all love our pets unconditionally. Whether your pet is a faithful dog, a sneaky cat, a tiny hamster, a cute rabbit or a beautiful bird, the love for our pets remains the same. It’s heartbreaking when our close to heart creature leaves us forever. That’s why choosing the right pet cremation option is something we … Continued

Distracting yourself after cremating your pet

The bereavement process starts even before you lose your companion, because you know what’s coming. After cremating your pet the sense of loss and all the overwhelming emotions that come with it will hit you HARD. Of course you can wallow, but only to a point. And that’s why we made this list of things … Continued

What NOT to do or say during the pet cremation process

Death is a touchy subject. Some are comfortable, others cringe outwardly. Pet cremation after an animal companion passes away is a part of someone’s grieving process. Though some mean well, saying the wrong thing can just make the whole situation more difficult.   When your friend is going through this difficult period, don’t say any … Continued

Handling your first holiday without your pet

Your pet was a member of the family and always will be. You celebrated milestones and events with them but now they’re gone. Handling your first holiday without them is going to be tough but you can soldier on.   What can I do when I feel so hollow? This is a question lots of … Continued

How much pet cremation costs

Pet cremation costs certainly aren’t something pet owners like to think about, however, they’re necessary expenses. Pets at Rest Queensland offers services for cat cremation, dog cremation, and any other pet you’ve held near and dear. What do you get when you pay the pet cremation costs? It depends on the package you choose. We … Continued

Questions about pet cremation

Pet cremation is a confronting business to those who aren’t familiar with it. Pets at Rest Queensland, though, is well versed in the process. We’ve comforted many grieving families and pet owners. We’ve gone to their homes, answered their questions, and provided help in a time of need. We list some of the most frequently asked … Continued

Where’s the compassion when losing a pet

The last time I cried was last year, after getting the call from Mum to tell me that our beloved Blue Heeler, Chelsea, had been put down. I’ve only cried on a handful of occasions in recent memory, including watching Toy Story 3 and the finale of Breaking Bad, among other, more vulnerable moments. Obviously, … Continued

In loving memory of Poshy

The Pets At Rest team realises the passing of a loved fur friend is very difficult and often brings to light life long memories and emotions about just how special that family member is.  Roger and Christina have kindly allowed us to share the memory of Poshy and their message of thanks to the team. … Continued

What everyone ought to know about dog cremation

Dog cremation closes the circle of life. An animal lives with its family, faithfully, providing comfort and companionship. When the dog passes away, it’s a shock and there’s little time to process the next step. Pets at Rest cremation services come at a good time in this regard.   Dog cremation shouldn’t be disregarded as … Continued

Letters from the owner

Everyone deals with the passing of a family member differently. Sometimes they can’t express their words out loud. So they write them instead. One of our client’s children wrote a note of gratitude for Lokie, the family dog. After we handled Lokie’s cremation, we recieved a ‘thank you’ from our clients, and a picture of the … Continued

Pet memorials

Losing an animal companion is traumatic and pet memorials are one way their owners choose to keep their memory alive. Whether they were around for a short period or over a decade, your beloved dog, cat or even your horse was a part of your family.  Why even do pet memorials? As written before, pets become … Continued

Pet cremation; why do it?

Pet cremation is a practice that’s gained momentum slowly but surely. There’s a variety of ways people choose to bury their pet and traditional burials are getting passed over in favour of cremation. Closure Any death is traumatic, especially when ties are close. Losing an animal companion is like losing a limb or missing your … Continued