When to Put Your Dog Down

It can be one of the most difficult things to determine when to put your dog down as a dog owner. You build such a strong relationship with your furry friend that you can never think of yourself separating from him. But, as an owner, you have an obligation to always do the right thing … Continued

Pet Memorial Ideas

Many people prefer to create a memorial in the memory of their pet. It is their way of saying goodbye to their furry friend. Some people opt to create something beautiful and handmade while others choose to use a stone plaque or a casket. There are several ways to remember your four legged friend. It … 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

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

When Should You Get Another Dog After Your Dog Dies?

Losing your companion is never easy. We are often filled with feelings of grief, irritation, and loneliness after the loss of a pet. These kinds of feelings may affect our decision-making power. Some dog owners struggle with the thought of getting another dog after their dog dies. The question is, how long should one wait … Continued

How to Prepare for the Loss of a Pet

We are often fearful of death; it’s not a very interesting topic to talk about. It doesn’t really encourage happiness. But death, being inevitable, means that one way or another we have to come to terms with it. Every pet owner prepares himself for the death of his pet. Be it mentally or preparing for … 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

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

Explaining pet cremation to kids

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

Pet cremation and processing grief

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

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 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