Dog Pet Memorials
All dog owners know that your pet becomes a part of the family. As such, when it comes time for them to depart this life, there is a sense of sadness left behind that it can seem difficult to recover from. All members of the family can be affected, with children often being devastated by the loss of their best friend.
Many people feel it is only right and fitting to have a proper tribute to their departed pet on display – in the same manner as you display photos of loved ones around the house. These memorial items come in a range of types, from photo frames to outdoor plaques, and serve as a heart-warming memory of your beloved dog.
Types of Dog Memorials
- Poem memorials – featuring a heartfelt tribute to your departed dog, often accompanied by a photograph and their name.
- Photo memorials – in the same way as you might keep photographs of family members around your home, these can serve as a happy reminder of your pet.
- Slate memorials – for hanging outside or inside, featuring a tribute message to your dog.
- Personalised memorials – your dog will obviously have had a name, so what better way to remember them than to feature their name on a personalised memorial.
- Stone memorials – connecting with nature, a stone memorial can also be personalised with your dog’s name and a message of your choice. Suitable for outdoors or indoors.
- Metal memorials – in a variety of metals, such as aluminium, steel or brass, you can create a lasting tribute to your dog with these.
- Gravestone memorials – perhaps your beloved pet is buried in the garden? If so, these headstones can serve as a reminder of the time you spent with them.
- Photo locket memorials – you can keep a picture of your dog near to your heart at all times with these type of memorial lockets.
- Memorial urns – keep your dog’s ashes in these memorial urns, available in a variety of materials and styles.
Benefits of Dog Memorials
- Tribute – a constant reminder of the impact your dog had on your life.
- Learning – a way to help teach children about the cycle of life and death.
- Comfort – a means of keeping your departed dog alive in your memory.