For some reason cremation has long been
surrounded by an air of mystery. Yet, there is nothing mysterious about cremation.
We believe that the subject of cremation of a pet should be fully explained.
These days cremation is endorsed by many of our foremost thinkers and has the
support and approval of an ever-increasing number of people of all faiths and
walks of life.
Cremation is simply a hastening of natural process by a clean, sanitary, and entirely modern method. A very intense flame is utilized to return the body to its original elements in a very clean manner.
After cremation the calcified bone fragments of the remains are carefully gathered
and sealed in a basic urn along with the identification
tag. Bronze, marble, and wood urns are also available at an additional
The cremated remains are returned to the pet owner, veterinary facility, or
Questions Commonly Asked
"How long does cremation take?"
Anywhere between 30 minutes to 3 hours, depending on the size of the pet.
"What is the difference between Private and Communal Cremations?"
A private cremation is when the pet is cremated privately and the cremated remains
are returned to the pet owner. A communal cremation is when your pet is cremated
with other pets and the cremated remains are scattered appropriately.
"How much do cremated remains of a pet weigh?"
From a few ounces to a few pounds, depending on the size of the pet.
"What are cremated remains?"
Only calcified bone fragments remain after cremation.
"Does one always get the cremated remains of their own pet?"
Devoted Pets uses the same ridged standards as with human cremation. Utilizing a metal tag, we can insure positive identification throughout the cremation process.
"Are pets cremated by the city or county?"
NO. Our privately owned pet crematory is utilized to cremate pets.
Please contact us for additional information concerning cremations.