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How to select the right cat or dog urn in Sullivan County
August 6, 2020 at 7:00 AM
dog urn from a family in Sullivan County

Losing a beloved pet can feel just as heart-wrenching as losing another member of your family. This makes planning for their crematorium and memorial an especially painful process.

But when you work with Companion Memorial Crematorium, we will help you choose the best way to memorialize the life of your pet angel. If you live in Sullivan County, here’s what you need to know about choosing the perfect urn for your dog, cat, or other pet.

1. Pick the right size for your pet urn

The size of the urn you choose will ultimately depend on the size of your pet. A general rule of thumb: One cubic inch of space equals one pound of weight.

So if your toy poodle weighed 25 pounds, you’d choose an urn that holds 25 cubic inches of space.

You’ll also want to consider the plans you have for your pet’s ashes as you make your decision. If you’ll be scattering a portion of them somewhere or splitting the ashes between several members of your family, you’ll need to take this into account so you don’t spend more on your memorial than you need to.

2. Choose the perfect design

There are no hard and fast rules when it comes to choosing the right design for your memorial. Choose what feels right for you and your pet.

If you’ll be displaying the urn in a prominent place in your home, you may want to consider what design would be a cohesive addition to the rest of your decor. From urns made in luxurious materials like burnished metal to humbler polished hardwood options, there’s something for every pet at our shop.

You can also choose from more unconventional options like memorial jewelry, which lets you seal your pet’s ashes in a gold or silver pendant. This lets you bring the memory of your best friend with you wherever you go.

No matter what your wishes are for your pet’s memorial, chances are we carry it at Companion Memorial Crematorium.

3. Ask an expert for help

It’s safe to say that choosing a pet urn is a foreign process for many people, and grief doesn’t make any of it easier.

If you’d like assistance, a member of our team can walk you through the process so you can choose the right pet memorial based on your wishes and budget. We can even help you customize your final pick for a personalized touch that your pet would undoubtedly love. This way, they can feel your affection for them from the other side.

Get in touch with Companion Memorial Crematorium today

When you’re in need of an urn or other memorial piece to commemorate the life of your four-legged best friend, come to Companion Memorial Crematorium in the Hudson Valley.

We offer the best assortment of memorial urns in Sullivan County for your dog or cat. Plus, every purchase you make supports a veteran-run business.

Visit our Pricing page to shop from a huge variety of urns, memorial jewelry, and engraving options to make your pet’s final resting place a beautiful one. Or, get in touch with our team using the contact form on our website for any questions or concerns you may have.