How is a deceased pet’s body prepared when picked up from a veterinary clinic?

Original Question: If I want to pick up my pet’s body and bury or cremate it on my own, how will it be prepared? - Anonymous

How is a deceased pet’s body prepared when picked up from a veterinary clinic? Aug 13, 2020

Procedures vary by clinic. Your pet can be placed in a cardboard coffin, a professional purpose-built pet body bag like EUTHABAG, a plastic cadaver bag or it can be wrapped in towels or a blanket. It is important to note that, since many pets may leak bodily fluids afterwards, they should be placed in a leak-and-tear proof receptacle that is easy to handle to and from a vehicle.

Dr. Jocelyn Anne Mason, DVM

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How is a deceased pet's body prepared when picked up from a veterinary clinic?
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