My Pet Coffin Blog

  • Children and Pet Loss

    After your pet has sadly passed away, it can be an incredibly difficult time for you to get through. Coming to terms with the loss is hard enough for yourself, but you may also have the worry of how to tell your children, and they how they may react. This may be their first experience of death and may be tough for them to understand. However, this experience is inevitable with pets and it will help them learn how to process their emotions with bereavement in the future. They will need support and guidance, and communication will be key.
  • Pet Ashes Caskets

    After losing a pet, you may have decided to pursue a cremation and have your pet’s ashes returned to you in a pet ashes casket or urn. The question is, which ashes casket to choose and where do you keep them? You will most likely have the decision between keeping them in your home or burying them, either in your garden or a pet cemetery.
  • Comforting Someone Experiencing Pet Loss

    When your friend or loved one loses a pet, it can be a traumatic and hugely upsetting time in their lives. It can be tricky to know what to do or say to someone you love when they are grieving, but there are a few simple things you can do to show that you care and will be a great comfort to them.
  • Pet Memorial Service Ideas

    Experiencing the loss of a pet can be incredibly tough and difficult to come to terms with. Some find it important to find a way to pay tribute to their pet and remember them. This could be with a pet funeral or memorial service. It not only allows a grieving family to provide a special send-off in their pet’s memory, but it can also bring closure and help owners come to terms with what has happened.
  • Choosing a Pet Cemetery

    Many people may wish to bury their pet once they have passed on, but cannot do so in their own garden. Pet cemeteries are a great alternative and can have a great number of advantages. Usually, pet cemeteries will carry out the burial for you and the area is designated for pet burials, therefore this space can be specifically for remembrance. Pet owners will be placing a large amount of trust in the cemetery they choose; therefore, it is highly important to take the time to look carefully and choose what is best for their situation.
  • Our Pet Coffin Materials

    At My Pet Coffin we care about providing beautiful tributes which live up to your special pet’s memory and give them the send-off they deserve. We are also passionate about using natural and sustainable materials in all our products to ensure we are considerate to the environment. Read on to find out more about each of our pet coffin materials.
  • Choosing the Right Pet Coffin

    After your pet has sadly passed away, you may wish to pay tribute to their life with a pet coffin. Many owners use them for pet funerals, memorials or pet burials, in much the same way as we do with humans. It can provide a beautiful goodbye and brings closure in a gentle way which we are familiar with. When looking to buy a pet coffin, there are a few things to think about when making your decision.
  • Pet Loss - Dealing with Grief

    Our pets provide great companionship, and are a constant in our lives, giving us consistency and routine. It’s no surprise that when our pets pass away, we can feel a devastating sense of loss. It's important to allow ourselves to grieve, it's a good first step towards coming to terms with our pet loss and finding a form of closure.
  • Scattering Your Pet's Ashes

    If you have chosen cremation for your pet, as opposed to pet burial in a pet coffin, you will need to decide what you would like to do with the ashes. Many families choose to scatter the ashes of their pets, it can feel freeing and often brings closure. Whether you’re on your pet’s favourite walk or simply in its favourite spot in your garden, it can be something that the whole family can get involved with and feel a part of.
  • Pet Cremation

    Cremation is a popular choice for many pet owners, not only does it provide flexibility with relocating, unlike burial, but it also offers many options to pay tribute to your pet with their ashes. Pet cremation can be as involved and personal as you like. Whichever route you choose, there is a great deal to think about when it comes to having your pet cremated.
  • Pet Burial

    Burying your pet can be a touching and personal way to say goodbye to your companion, bringing a form of closure and a way to pay tribute to their life. The same way we have funerals for humans, it’s an important part of the grieving process. Having chosen to bury your pet, there are many things to consider beforehand that can help create a smooth process.
  • Preparing for your Pet's Passing

    It can be a very confusing and distressing time when your pet passes away. Choices of pet cremation or pet burial, location, which pet coffin or pet urn - it can all happen in a blur. To make a quick decision about your beloved pet can be difficult, but with preparation and knowledge, the process can be much smoother when arranging your pet funeral.