A pet memorial is a great way to honor your pet after they've already passed. In this short guide, we want to give you a few ideas on how to memorialize your pet properly. Each of the ideas is inexpensive, easy to use, and offer a great way to remember your pet.
Keep reading if you want to know some unique ideas of burying your dog. By the end of this post, you’ll have a few ideas on how to properly pay respects to your dog. That’s being said, let’s get onto our guide!
Create Art That Best Displays Your Pet
Countless artists and companies create custom pet portraits for a commission. When doing this option, make sure that it's an artist that's trustworthy and has a great reputation amongst their clients.
Or you can create your own art for your pet. Getting art as a way to memorialize your pet and can be stored to last for decades after they're gone. We suggest getting oil paintings as it takes longer to dry, and its color remains on the painting and doesn't deteriorate. Try this option if you want a creative way to memorialize your dog.
Leash Or Collar Bracelet
If you're using a leather or nylon collar, you can change it to a bracelet after your dog has passed. Having a bracelet is a great memorial idea because it reminds you of your best friend and you can wear it around every day.
In fact, you can add an engraved bar to the bracelet. If you want to go further, incorporate your dog's tag to the design. Having a bracelet of your pet is a great way to remember them once they're gone and helps users cope with the loss of their pets better.
If you and your family have decided to bury your loved pet on your property, then you might want to consider using a tombstone or a grave marker. Most importantly, make sure that you're legally able to do this. Start by calling your city and seeing if there are any restrictions from doing so.
Most elegant tombstones are made from a craft concrete that's found in most craft and hobby stores. Before setting the tombstone to the ground, you can add small colored tiles, beautiful stones, one of your pet's toys, etc. into the cement.
If you plan on purchasing your dog memorial already pre-made or from a professional manufacturer, we suggest looking on Amazon to find inexpensive memorials that will save you money in the long run.
We hope that our ideas have helped you create your own memorial for your pets. Let's face it, seeing your pets go is one of the hardest things you'll experience throughout life. By making a memorial, you create an opportunity to honor and love your pet while they're gone.
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