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Animal and pet memorials that stand the test of time

By Pets at Rest Team | Jul 21, 2017

Through the ages cultures have created animal and pet memorials. Some are famous, others not so much. All of them, though, symbolise a love and connection that lasts long after an animal companion passes.   In ancient Egypt, it wasn’t just the people themselves who got the mummy treatment. Animals and pets were held in … Continued

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Explaining pet cremation to kids

By Pets at Rest Team | Jun 26, 2017

Pet cremation is hard enough to process as an adult, but what about for children? Kids are just as vulnerable, and sometimes more sensitive to the events that occur in the aftermath of a family pet passing away. So how does an adult go about explaining pet cremation to a child?   Don’t shield them … Continued

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Pet cremation and processing grief

By Pets at Rest Team | Jun 23, 2017

Pet cremation is the last thing any owner wants to think about. But what happens after we lose our beloved pet or that difficult decision to let them go, sadly can’t be avoided. Everyone processes grief differently and we understand just how difficult losing a family member can be. We are here to help owners … Continued

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Letters from the owner

By Pets at Rest Team | Jun 20, 2017

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

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Pet memorials

By Rom Pugliese | May 12, 2017

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

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Pet cremation; why do it?

By Rom Pugliese | Apr 14, 2017

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

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