Meaningful Ways to Honor a Pet’s Memory

  • Write a letter to your pet expressing your feelings.
  • Have a proper burial for your pet.
  • Place a bench with a nameplate or inscription beside your pet’s grave or in your garden.
  • Put your pet’s ashes in a potted plant, urn, or under a favorite tree.
  • Have a portrait of your pet drawn from a favorite photo.
  • Place your pet’s identification tags on a key ring.
  • Volunteer at a local humane organization.
  • Make a donation in your pet’s name to a local veterinary hospital or humane organization.