03Apr
2016
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Retort closed and after Cremation and Resting Paws Dove Return Urn

Pet Cremation Demystified 8/9

Pet Cremation Demystified. Part 8 of 9 By Patrick Couture Director of Resting Paws Cemetery & Crematorium Inc. We previously covered the offerings to clients from service providers and pros and cons. Although I kept it to service providers, who am I kidding? Most people are not prepared and leave it up to their veterinary staff to […]

28Feb
2016
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Retort closed and after Cremation and Resting Paws Dove Return Urn

Pet Cremation Demystified 4/9

Pet Cremation Demystified. Part 4 of 9 By Patrick Couture Director of Resting Paws Cemetery & Crematorium Inc. Woodlawn, ON. Ash preparation Most people that witness the cremation are quite surprised at what is swept out of the retort. Because we are told you will get the ashes returned all of us assumes ashes is […]

21Feb
2016
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Retort closed and after Cremation and Resting Paws Dove Return Urn

Pet Cremation Demystified 3/9

Pet Cremation Demystified.  Part 3 of 9 By Patrick Couture Director of Resting Paws Cemetery & Crematorium Inc. Woodlawn, ON. What is cremation? The standard definition: cremation “is a process of reducing a body to its’ basic elements” i.e. bone fragments and trace amounts of minerals. This is accomplished by exposing a body to intense […]

11Feb
2016
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Retort closed and after Cremation and Resting Paws Dove Return Urn

Pet Cremation Demystified 2/9

Pet Cremation Demystified.  Part 2 of 9 By Patrick Couture Director of Resting Paws Cemetery & Crematorium Inc. Woodlawn, ON. Let’s start with the basics: In the industry the cremator unit is referred to as a retort (See picture 2). Why a retort? The term retort is simply the chamber where the body is inserted […]

07Feb
2016
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Retort closed and after Cremation and Resting Paws Dove Return Urn

Pet Cremation Demystified 1/9

Pet Cremation Demystified.  Part 1 of 9 By Patrick Couture Director of Resting Paws Cemetery & Crematorium Inc. Woodlawn, ON. For many people it is very difficult to think about the eventual passing of their pet. While attending the Ottawa Pet Expo 2013, my wife and I noticed a variety of reactions when people passed […]