Pet Cremation Near Me
Pet Cremation near me, would you choose a crematorium on location alone? Your vet might offer you a pet cremation service and you accept because right now all you want is for it to end. You might have known that your pet was nearing the end of their life or it might have come as a complete shock. However you end up at the point of choosing what to do with your beloved pet, it is never easy. And there are always lots of questions.
Should I choose cremation or simply bury my pet in my garden? What do I need to know about pet cremation? How much will it cost?
Unlike human cremation pets are cremated in private crematoria. That means that each one will do things slightly differently so you will need to do research or ask your vet the right questions.
Questions to ask your vet or pet crematorium
End of Life (EoL) care is a vital part of what vets do and a good vet will be able to talk you through your options. Read our article about palliative care here.
If you decide to cremate your pet - over 60% of pet owners do - then here are several things to consider. You can read my article about 'what is pet cremation?' here. I strongly advise you to ask as many questions as you need. A good vet or crematorium will be able to explain what is available and any costs involved.
- What type of cremation services do you/they offer? You can read our article about the different types here.
- Can I visit the crematorium before I decide? A good pet crematorium will be happy to arrange a visit and to talk to you about the different options available to you.
- What should I expect to pay?
- Can I take my pet to the crematorium?
- Can stay with them during the cremation?
- Can I take their ashes home with me?
- How do I know that I have 'my' pet's ashes?
- What size urn or scatter tube should I get? Read our handy guide here.
- Can I bury their ashes in my garden? Read our article here about the legalities of burying ashes.
- What should I do with their ashes?
Finding the closest pet crematorium to you is a good start but it is important that you make sure that you are going to get the type of cremation that you want.