Tag: Pet Death Care

Is pet death care the new cremation?
Business

Is pet death care the new cremation?

A couple of things happened on Thursday (yesterday) that put the idea for this article in my mind.  First of all, I was involved in a brain-storming session that centered partly on how to reduce tuition costs for college students.  And then, later in the afternoon I was watching the business channel, CNBC, as I was on the treadmill running in air conditioned comfort  — it was 88 degrees and humid yesterday in Minnesota so that is why I was […]

What business are you in??
Business

What business are you in??

The standard “What business are you in” history lesson is still taught at the nation’s top business schools.  That lesson goes way back to when I was in college and contemplates the question of how you define your business may actually make or break the business as the business goes forward in times of technological advances and/or consumer preferences. The classic story is that of the railroad industry.  From the late 1800’s to the mid-20th century, about the 1950’s, the […]

Trouble in Michigan Pet Cemetery
Cemetery

Trouble in Michigan Pet Cemetery

In the 1970s the Heavenly Acres Pet Cemetery in Livingston County, Michigan, began selling burial lots, monuments, and markers, as well as interring deceased pets for clients.  Along with these charges, the cemetery collected fees for what was purposed to be perpetual care of the cemeteries. The cemetery has had some ups and downs since then but managed to continue operating for over 40 years.  However, according to this article from the Detroit News all that has stopped and lot […]