Tips for Creating the Perfect Pet Memorial

Written by
Kyle Sherman
Published on
July 17, 2021 at 8:00:00 AM PDT July 17, 2021 at 8:00:00 AM PDTth, July 17, 2021 at 8:00:00 AM PDT

As a loving pet owner, you likely know first-hand just how difficult it can be to lose your beloved pet. Whether it be a cat, dog, horse, bird, bunny, or any other loyal companion, the void that remains after a pet’s death can be heart-aching. Fortunately, by creating a unique, personalized pet memorial, you can have something to honor the life of your pet and keep the loving memory alive. Create your perfect pet memorial with these smart tips.

Pet Memorial Headstone

Whether you bury your pet’s body or spread cremated ashes, having a pet memorial headstone is a long-lasting way to honor and remember your furry friend. At, you can design a headstone that features a photo of your pet and their details or personalized message. A professional graphic designer will work with your every step of the way to ensure your memorial is fitting of your beloved pet.

Choose a unique urn

If you decide to have your pet cremated after death, you’ll be given the ashes in a small box. If you choose to keep the ashes in a special place in your home rather than spreading them, consider investing in a unique urn that symbolizes your pet’s life. Whether you choose to have a personalized urn made or shop for a design that fits your pal, having an urn is a great way to remember and honor your pet.

A Pet Memorial in Your Yard

When you are wanting to remember your pet, why not have an outdoor memorial? Consider personalizing a garden sign to honor your pet. The garden memorial can be placed beside a tree planted in memory of your pet or in their favorite place to enjoy the outdoors. 

Make a donation

There are thousands of shelters, rescues, and other organizations that accept donations in memory of a passed loved one. Consider making a donation in your pet’s honor to a foundation or organization that means something special for you and your pet like cancer research, general health research, animal shelters, and more.