Loss of a Pet
Losing a cherished pet is hard. They are a much loved member of the family and their loss is deeply felt.In addition to the sadness felt, the pet’s remains must also be determined.Depending on a variety of factors, you may find you have a number of options to For those who choose cremation for their pet’s remains, the Prince Albert SPCA (PASPCA) is able to provide caring and professional service during a very difficult time. You may decide that you would like a special place for your pet’s cremains. The PASPCA has a selection of urns, and other memorial items to help you memorialize your cherished companion. Urns come in a variety of materials, shapes and sizes, to meet your needs. We carry a variety of ceramic, wood, granite, marble and metal urns. We also supply a simple “scatterbox” which is made of cardboard, for those who may choose to spread their pet’s remains in a special spot. This container is iodegradable and is the minimum container provided with your pet’s cremains.
Arrangements for cremation can be made at the PASPCA or your vet clinic. A simple form will be provided to you, in which you can indicate your wishes. This form must be completed before cremation services take place. The PASPCA will issue a “cremation certificate” to you, indicating the date of the cremation. Arrangements for cremation can also be organized prior to need, in the case of a terminally ill or senior pet. Please feel free to contact us for additional information and options. PASPCA can provide cremation services for pets up to 150 lbs. Costs for cremation services are determined by the weight of the pet.
At the PASPCA we understand the place pets hold in people’s hearts and take care to handle your loved pet’s remains respectfully.
We can provide the following assistance to help you in your time of grief:
- Information on the cremation
- Options for memorializing your pet
- Information on resources available to help you and your family deal with your loss
Cremation is available for pets weighing up to 150 pounds.
The cost for cremation is based on size:
- 1-30 lbs $170.00 + GST = $178.50
- 31-60 lbs $195.00 + GST = $204.75
- 61-100 lbs $225.00 + GST = $236.25
- Over 100lbs $275.00 + GST = $288.75
These prices do not include your choice of urn.
Please let our caring staff provide your beloved pet with the arrangements most meaningful to you.