Yes, you can call the office and discuss the different options that work for you and your pet.
- Yes, right up to two hours before that scheduled time for cremations.
- Also, you can choose to cremate instead of bury.
- At Garden of the Pines we give our Pet families a choice between burial and cremations.
Garden of the Pines is open daily during daylight hours.
Yes, we believe in an open-door policy, and if it gives you peace of mind you can request to view the process, but an appointment must be made in advance.
o All Pets are identified by a tag number and information card which follows the Pet through the process from start to finish. The Pet’s ashes are collected and placed in a bag tagged with the Pet’s name and owner’s information. The ashes are placed in an urn or another container
Yes, call the office and you may arrange a time for you to be with your Pet.
Yes, your Pet’s remains legally belong to you and, as such, you are entitled to them.
Garden of the Pines has been serving the community since 1957 and it is our goal to provide our Pet families with best services in the area. Whether the Pet is being cremated or buried, the Pets and their families are treated with great respect and care.
o We do have after hours’ pick-up until 9:00 PM Tuesday through Saturday and 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Sunday and Monday.
o When pickup is not available, we suggest that you wrap your Pet in a plastic bag and place in a cool place like a freezer or an ice chest. You may also arrange to bring your pet to Garden of the Pines yourself by simply calling us.
Call Garden of the Pines during normal office hours or the after-hours service to arrange for pick-up and final arrangements.
o Yes, we provide pick-up from either your veterinary’s office or your home during normal office hours.
o In addition, we provide after-hours pick-up to 9:00 PM Tuesday through Saturday and 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM Sunday and Monday.
Yes, you are allowed if there are no restrictions stating that you cannot. But before you do, remember if you do, and later want to move your pet, it will be difficult to exhume them. o Garden of the Pines has over 8000 pets buried on our beautiful 21 acres. It is a wonderful final resting place for your pet and a beautiful place for you to visit.
Yes, all life is sacred and deserves to be remembered no matter what the external packaging might look like, so it normal to grieve for a life that was intertwined with our own lives. Remember, there isn’t a time limit on grieving. o There are several local groups that meet monthly for grieving pet parents, call us and we can put you in touch with one of them.