due to the loss of a pet can often be as traumatic as
that of losing a human partner.
The Bay Area SPCA recognizes this and has many items to
facilitate the cremation and the memorial of your loved
To help pet owners deal with this difficult time, we
offer professional, dignified pet cremation services.
The Bay Area SPCA offers the option of individual
cremations, with the return of ashes, and a selection of
urns. Please contact the Bay Area
SPCA for more information about our Pawprints in
Time Pet Cremation Service.
Tips For Dealing With The Loss Of A Pet
Memorialize your pet: establish a foundation, grant, or
make a donation in your animal's name.
Commemorate your pet: an ad in the paper or on the
Write the story of your pet's life.
Encourage children to talk about the pet and their
feelings of loss.
Make a scrapbook of photos and memories of your pet.
Please remember that grieving the loss of a pet is
Additional help can be found at
If you or a loved one are having difficulty grieving for
your pet, consider joining a pet loss support group.
Animal Emergency Clinic Southeast offers a support
group. Please call (713) 941-8460 ext.1 for more
information. Please contact the Bay Area SPCA for