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Frequently Asked Questions About Pet Cremation and Aftercare
At this emotional time, we understand that you want the best for your beloved pet. That’s why we’ve put together this list of frequently asked questions to help you make informed decisions about your pet’s aftercare. Your pet’s well-being is our priority, and your concerns are entirely valid.
How do I choose a Pet Companion Cremation Service?
What do I do if my pet companion passes at home?
You may choose to utilize our In-Home Removal Service (Additional Fess Apply) or transport to our facility. Please do not hesitate to contact us anytime day or night. Avon CT Office: 860-470-7100 or our New Britain Office 860-438-7676.
What areas do you serve?
How do I care for my pet companion after he or she has passed away?
Please call us anytime if you would like more information or require aftercare for your pet companion.
Is cremation expensive?
My pet companion passed away at the veterinarian's office. Can I select where my pet companion is cremated?
Yes, final disposition is a choice of pet companion parent/family. We always encourage pet companion parents/families to do so. Remember, the type and quality of aftercare you want for your pet companion is a personal decision that only you and/or your family can make. You can always tell your veterinarian how you want your pet to be cared for and by whom. We will gladly remove & transport your pet companion from any veterinarian at no additional charge to you. You can call us directly and we will respond to your veterinarian’s office at the time you request. Please don’t hesitate to call with any questions.
How long will it take to have my pet companion removed and transported from my veterinary hospital, by Beloved Companions, LLC.?
How can I be sure my pet companion will be handled in a dignified and respectful manner?
It is so very important to us to make sure that you understand the level of care we provide for your pet companion. Whether we’re talking to you on the phone or you’re making arrangements in person, we’ll carefully explain just how we provide the level of dignity that we would require for our own pet companions.
In addition, Beloved Companions, LLC. has been a leader in meeting the highest standards of pet companion aftercare. If you have any questions about how your pet companion will be cared for when you utilize our services, please call. We’ll be happy to explain our process and standards to you.
How can I know I am receiving my pet companion back?
When will my pet companion be returned to me?
Will my beloved companion stay here in Connecticut for his/her cremation service?
It is our absolute guarantee that all of our cremations are performed at our facility in Central Connecticut. Remember you have a choice when considering aftercare for your pet companion. If you don’t feel comfortable with your options or the way your questions are answered then it is advisable that you look elsewhere.
Does my pet companion have to be placed in an urn?
Why choose a pet companion cremation over a pet companion burial?
Do we offer Funeral Services for your Beloved Companions?
Can I/we pre-plan for the passing of an elderly or infirm pet companion?
Yes. Advanced Planning for the passing of an ill or geriatric pet companion will make the transition a little easier for you, when the time comes. Please contact us… to discuss your advanced planning needs.
What happens to my pet after it passes away at the veterinary clinic?
It’s essential to understand the process your pet undergoes after passing away. Most veterinary clinics follow standard procedures, including bagging and freezing.
Is the cremation service done locally?
In many cases, commercial pet crematories may be located several hours away from your vet’s office, leading to extended transportation times for your pet.
If I opt for a private cremation, how is my pet identified to ensure the ashes I receive are theirs?
Ensuring the individuality of your pet’s cremation is important. Ask about identification measures in place for private cremations.
Has the veterinary clinic ever inspected the commercial cremation company to ensure dignified treatment and accurate cremation?
Ensure that your pet’s final journey is handled with care by asking if the veterinary clinic has oversight of the commercial cremation process.
How often does the commercial pet cremation company pick up frozen pets from the veterinary clinic?
Learn about the frequency of pickups, as this may affect the time your pet spends in storage.
Are pets transported in refrigerated vehicles, and how are they stored at the cremation facility?
Find out about the transportation and storage conditions to ensure your pet’s dignity is maintained.
What is the typical turnaround time for receiving my pet's cremains?
Understanding how long it will take for you to receive your pet’s ashes after the cremation process is crucial.
In a private cremation, how does the clinic ensure individual cremation, not simultaneous cremation with other pets?
Clarify the procedure to ensure that your pet is cremated alone in the cremation unit if you choose a private cremation.
Does your Veterinarian offer In Home Euthanasia?
Most do not, Beloved Companions, LLC’s affiliate Pawz at Peace, LLC
Do I have a choice of aftercare providers?
Vets will say, we have our own service. Why, they make hundreds on 1 cremation service. Veterinarians have lost control of their profession, corporations are controlling the industry. Quotas etc., sad situation.