National Pet Memorial Day: 10 Ways to Pay Tribute to Your Best Friend

By Saturday, September 12, 2015

Our pets are such an integral part of our lives, loving us, accepting us without judgment, cheering us when we’re sad and sharing every little moment. Is it any wonder that when we finally have to say good-bye, it’s one of the most difficult, heartbreaking experiences any of us will ever go through?

Although nothing can take away the pain, finding ways to memorialize your companion are important as you work through the grieving process. Even if it’s been years since you lost your pet, it’s never too late to celebrate their life and honor their memory.

National Pet Memorial Day, held this year on September 13th, was created to encourage pet parents to work through their grief by pausing, reflecting and paying tribute in a way that’s special to them.