Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery  & Crematory
817.478.6696
Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery and Crematory is a full service perpetual care cemetery. We provide pick-up, in-house cremation or burial preparations, memorials and more.

Involving Your Child in the Pet Burial Process

Children are remarkably resilient, but they may have trouble coping after a pet’s death. If your child is receptive to the idea, consider involving him in the pet funeral process. Visit the pet cemetery together and walk the grounds to find the right burial location. Let your child select a casket that best reflects the pet’s personality.

Before burying your furry, scaly, or feathery family member, ask your child if he would like to write a letter to the pet. Your child could write about some special memories of the pet, and about how much your child loved the pet. Ask the cemetery staff to enclose the letter inside the pet’s casket before the burial. Each family member can take a turn saying a few words over the pet’s grave. When you return home, consider asking your child to help you plant a memorial tree or flowering shrub in honor of the pet.

The compassionate staff at Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery & Crematory will guide your family in choosing a peaceful burial site in our pet cemetery in Arlington, Texas. You can reach us at (682) 587-2324.

Categories: Pet burial
International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association Pet Loss Professionals Alliance Member