Individual Pet Cremation – How Genuine Is A Pet Crematorium-footman

Pets When arranging an individual pet cremation the question on everybody’s mind is "Will my pet be handled on its own and will I get the correct ashes returned?" It is a natural reaction to be suspicious as everyone seems to have heard some horrible story about the procedure. The question is particularly relevant as pet crematoriums are only controlled as waste plants and the actual cremation part of the process is totally unregulated. In the first instance, when the term individual cremation, or even just cremation, is used then it implies a process equivalent to a human cremation – one body at a time. That is what you have a right to expect. The only group in the UK setting clear rules for pet cremation is The Association of Private Pet Cemeteries & Crematoria (APPCC) and all their members carry out individual cremations this way. If the pet crematorium you deal with is not a member you should seek further information from them about their procedures. Remember that you must trust the pet crematorium to carry out those processes correctly. Ultimately you must be receiving the service you desire and for which you are paying. The correct procedure for performing an individual cremation is as follows.Your pet is carefully placed into a clean cremation chamber, normally with a solid hearth. A label is attached to the cremator with details of your pet and the time of the cremation is noted in a diary or on some other device. The label stays with your pet’s remains through the entire system. The cremation is carried out until only sterile bone fragments remain. Once they are cooled to the right temperature they are drawn into a tray and all traces taken from the hearth by brushing it carefully. All remains need to be taken out before beginning another cremation. There will be a few tiny pieces of the hearth with the ashes but this is inevitable if you are to receive all your pet’s ashes. The pet may be cremated on a tray as this helps to prevent absorption of fluids into the brickwork of the hearth. However, there must only be the one pet in the chamber and the hearth must always be checked on .pletion for remains that may have fallen out. Cremation can be quite an explosive process and the remains may be scattered across the hearth. The remains taken from the cremator consist of fragments of bone. These are processed through a cremulator which reduces them to a fine ash suitable for packing into container or for scattering over a memorial area or favourite walk. The cremulator must be carefully cleaned each time. The ashes are then packed into whichever casket or urn has been selected. The original label stays with the remains all the time and is meticulously checked against the original cremation request. Individual pet cremation is a phrase that is .monly used within the pet loss industry but it is a term that is widely corrupted. Many so called pet crematoriums will try to bypass the term individual cremation by using other descriptions such as "return of ashes service", "cremation on numbered trays" or even "special" or "private" cremation. If you see this you should suspect that the pets are being cremated together. There may be some kind of separation but due to the explosive manner of cremation nobody could guarantee the remains would not be mixed. Unfortunately, even if a cremation is called individual it may still be performed in this way. If clients are happy with a system like this then that is fine but many people receive this type of service when they are expecting their pets to be individually cremated. That is wrong. Generally, veterinary staff have very little knowledge of the correct procedures for the cremation of pets despite regularly promoting and selling pet cremations to their clients. They make the mistake of believing all pet crematoria are the same. There is a website aimed at veterinary professionals that is run by The APPCC. The site gives detailed information on the procedures for a pet cremation as well as information about legislation concerning pet crematoriums and the treatment of deceased pets. In particular it highlights a Pet Cremation Charter that clearly defines the cremation service to the pet owner without any misunderstanding. Until this Charter is adopted by veterinary practices throughout the country pet owners should be wary about the pet crematorium they use. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: