Even the Tiniest of Pets are Remembered at Pet Memorial Sunday Ceremony September 10

The second Sunday of September was set aside as a time to remember our pets by the International Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematories. Deb has hosted a ceremony on Pet Memorial Sunday since 2005 for families who have lost … Continue reading

Healing Hearts for Pet Lovers, Sunday, February 12, 2017

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After the rush of the holidays the grief of a recent loss can return, and that’s no different for pet lovers who’ve lost an animal companion. Chartiers Custom Pet Cremation offers specialized care from the time your pet’s body is … Continue reading

Considering a Rainbow Pet

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Recently I learned the term “rainbow baby” from an acquaintance who had just suffered the loss of a miscarriage and is hoping to experience the joy of another child–her “rainbow baby” that brightens life after the terrible storm of the … Continue reading

Baxter Finally Found Love

This Valentine’s Day we can all learn from Baxter and the loving family that adopted him and gave him a home to call his own, if only for 3 short but sweet weeks.  Baxter was an adorable Terrier mix who was … Continue reading

Can Dogs Get Jealous Too?

Have you ever been walking with your dog and encountered an old friend? A neighbor? The mailman?  And noticed your furry friend immediately demands all of your attention?  Have you ever wondered why he/she does this?  Well, there might be … Continue reading

Healing Hearts for Pet Lovers

Join us Sunday, February 10, 2013 After the rush of the holidays the grief of a recent loss can return, and that’s no different for pet lovers who’ve lost an animal companion. “I schedule this healing and nurturing event around … Continue reading

Two Unique, Handmade Leaded Glass Urns

Youghiogheny Glass Made by a local artist of handmade “Youghiogheny Glass” this elegant leaded glass box measures 8.25″ x 4.25″ x 3″ and will hold the cremains of a pet up to 60 lbs. Bullseye Glass Made in Connelsville, PA … Continue reading

Healing Hearts for Pet Lovers

Join us Sunday, February 26, 2012 February marks the annual Healing Hearts for Pet Lovers program sponsored by Chartiers Custom Pet Cremation. Any person who is having trouble coming to terms with the loss of a pet, regardless of when … Continue reading

Tribute Scroll 2011

The Tribute Scroll 2011 is now posted for viewing on my website, featuring images and tributes for pets who were remembered at our Pet Memorial Sunday ceremony on Sunday, September 11. In 2010 we decided to offer our families an … Continue reading

Jon Katz’s Going Home: Spend one, last, perfect day with your dying dog

  “Tomorrow, I’m going to give you a Perfect Day,” he said quietly to Duke as they left the vet’s office. He would take the day off from work and create a sweet memory with his dog. It would be … Continue reading