• Read Through These Articles To Find Advice On Getting Through The Loss Of Your Pet

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    Losing a pet can be an emotionally draining experience. For advice that will help you get through this period and stay as optimistic as you can about the future, visit these helpful resources. To speak with a provider of burial and cremation services that can help you honor your pet’s memory during this difficult time, call Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery and Crematory in Fort Worth at (817) 478-6696.

    For help coping with the loss of your pet, visit this page from the Humane Society of the United States.

    Visit DogTime.com for some inspiration on honoring your dog following his or her passing.

    Read about the difficult decision to euthanize a pet at this page from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

    Learn a few different ways in which you can memorialize a pet in this Ready Made magazine article.

    Find out how you can honor your pet’s memory following his or her passing with the help of this PetFinder.com article.

  • What Exactly Can a Pet Cemetery Do For You and Your Family?

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    During his/her lifetime, a pet becomes a member of the family and a dear friend. Coping with the loss of a pet after 5, 10, or 15 years of companionship can be very difficult, and adjusting to everyday life without that pet can take time. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by grief, you’ll find that a pet cemetery can perform a number of important services.  

    Transferring Remains

    You shouldn’t have to go through the painful experience of delivering your pet’s remains to a cemetery. A full-service pet cemetery can take your pet’s remains from your home or veterinarian’s office to our facility.

    Cremation or Ground Burial

    When arranging the interment of your pet’s remains, you can choose from a handful of different cremation and ground burial options . Meet with a representative of the pet cemetery to find out what these are and which one is best for you.

    Entombment in a Mausoleum

    If you’d rather not bury your pet’s remains, you can inter your pet in an attractive mausoleum niche. Many people find a mausoleum to be more appropriate for honoring their pets. 

    Special Honor Pet Services

    If your beloved animal friend was a seeing-eye dog, a K-9 police dog, or another kind of service animal, a reputable pet cemetery in your area may offer special honor pet services. At Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery and Crematory, your service animal may be interred with no charge for the burial space.

    Advanced Funeral Service Planning

    If your pet is ailing and you have been advised to put him to sleep, you might consider making advanced pet burial or cremation arrangements. Doing so will afford you more time to grieve in your own way following his or her passing, and give you the peace of mind of knowing that all funeral services have been arranged.

    Once your beloved pet passes away, you need all of the support you can get. For help organizing your pet’s burial services, contact Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery and Crematory . If you have any questions about the above services, call (817) 478-6696.

  • Coping with the Loss of a Pet

    After losing a pet, many people experience intense emotions. In order to understand the feelings you experience following your pet’s death, watch this insightful video.

    In this clip, psychologist Tom Ferraro discusses the grief process that people go through after losing a close pet. Not surprisingly, grieving a pet is a lot like grieving a human family member.  For this reason, Dr. Ferraro recommends holding a memorial service for your pet in order to grieve your pet’s loss in a comfortable environment.

    If you live in the DFW area and are looking for a provider of pet burial or cremation, call Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery and Crematory at (817) 478-6696. Our experienced pet cemetery service providers are standing by to help you in your time of grief.  

  • How to Honor Your Lost Pet

    The days following a beloved pet’s death are always extremely difficult. When the time comes to say goodbye to your companion, you might consider honoring his or her memory with a meaningful burial . Here are some thoughtful ways to honor and remember your beloved pet:

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    Cremate or Bury Your Pet
    To honorably put your beloved pet’s remains to rest, you could arrange a professional burial or cremation. Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery and Crematory offers these services, as well as an idyllic location for your pet’s interment.

    Hold a Memorial Service
    You might consider inviting family members and friends to participate in a memorial service, where you can share memories of the time you spent with your pet. A memorial service also allows you to embrace the support and care of others as you cope with your companion’s passing.

    Create a Memorial Keepsake
    After cremation, you could keep your beloved pet’s remains in a piece of jewelry or another type of keepsake. That way, you can carry your pet with you wherever you go and keep his memory near and dear.

    Make a Donation in Your Pet’s Name
    Though it’s sad to see a beloved pet go, you should take solace in the fact that your pet was well-loved. In order to honor your pet’s memory, you should aid less fortunate animals by donating to an animal care organization in your pet’s name.

    Frame a Letter
    Writing a letter to your pet allows you to remember the qualities you loved most about him or her. You can have your letter framed alongside a picture of the two, and reflect on your pet’s memory every time gaze upon it.

    Have a Headstone Made
    A pet cremation service provider may offer a variety of grave marker options to choose from. You could have an image of your pet engraved on the grave marker, and write a loving epitaph that serves as a reminder of what your pet meant to you.

    If you are looking for a Dallas-area pet cemetery that offers a full range of pet cremation and burial services, Faithful Friends Pet Cemetery and Crematory is here to help you through your difficult time. To speak with one of our compassionate and dedicated staff members, call (817) 478-6696.