When a pet dies, you may choose to cremate him or her. After the cremation, your pet’s cremated body in an urn you’ve selected. You may choose to bury the urn or place it in a niche in a columbarium, which is a block of like cremation niches.
Urns can be designed to hold your pet’s cremated body. If you’d like a specially designed pet urn, you can choose from several designs and materials. If you’ll be placing the urn in a columbarium, you should consider the size of the niche. Most niches in a pet columbarium are small, so be sure that your urn will fit in the space. You may want to choose a larger urn if you would like to place your pet’s favorite toy inside with his or her cremated body. Here are some ideas that you may want to consider:
You can keep the urn in your home in a special place, such as a shelf or end table. You can also bury the urn in a pet cemetery or place it in a pet columbarium, which is a vault with niches that holds urns or vessels. If you are going to select in ground burial, memorials can apply the same personalization to the gravesite. You, as well as other family members, can visit the columbarium or gravesite when you’d like, and you will never have to worry that it may inadvertently be knocked over if it’s in your home.
Peaceful Pastures Pet Cemetery in Pittsburgh’s South Hills area includes spaces for pet burials, and a columbarium for urns that will be kept in a vault above the ground. Call us today to learn more about the services that we offer to pet owners around the Pittsburgh area.