Can you witness a pet cremation?

Original Question: Can you witness the cremation? - Anonymous

Can you witness a pet cremation? Aug 20, 2020

Yes, usually. Most crematoriums offer what we call “Assisted Cremation” for owners who wish to accompany their companion to the end. In these cases, you, and anyone you wish to accompany you, will be brought to a viewing area to witness the process. This is becoming a more common practice as many feel that witnessing is an act of closure that can advance the healing process. You may also request a visitation period prior to cremation. In this circumstance, your pet will be cleaned and placed for viewing, as with a human funeral.

Dr. Jocelyn Anne Mason, DVM

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Can you witness a pet cremation?
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Can you witness a pet cremation?
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Yes, usually. Most crematoriums offer what we call “Assisted Cremation” for owners who wish to accompany their companion to the end.
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