How to Bury a Pet at Home and don't Bury In The Backyard
How to Properly Bury a Pet
If a pet coffin is to be ordered from one of the several pet casket makers, it may be necessary to handle that in advance so it will be available when the time comes for it to be used. The cost for a factory-made container is quite expensive. If the budget will not allow the custom-built, perhaps a hand made one will suffice. It may be a challenge but a necessary project in order to have something to place the beloved in at that end time of his or her life.
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The next step is to locate the spot in the yard or area where the plot will be. It is important to make sure that the city will allow pets buried in the city limits. There are many cities that do not allow it. If not, pet cemeteries are available.
When the pet passes away, dig a grave between two to four feet deep. This can be done if the time for the pet is drawing very near, a few days in advance. Make sure the opening is covered to avoid a possible accident. Or the grave can be dug on the day of the animal's passing.
Wrap the animal in a favorite blanket, sweater, or towel. The second wrapping should be a large piece of plastic. A shower curtain or a large leaf bag is sufficient. The plastic may need to be taped to close it tightly.
It is never easy to say goodbye to a family member and there will defiantly be a time of grieving. Special pets leave paw prints on the heart that do not pass away with the animal but linger forever.
How to bury a pet and give them the best farewell possible will make the final passing much easier. Burying them properly will make the owner rest assured that they did the very best they could for their pet. back to Home animal blog