Tag: pet funerals

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 […]

Crematory Addition Leads to New Business
Cremation

Crematory Addition Leads to New Business

According to this article from the Pine Journal, Bob and Karen Atkins operate the Atkins-Northland Funeral Home and Crematory in Cloquet, Minnesota.  The couple is responsible for a business with a volume of about 160 deaths annually and when the cremation percentage started to rise they decided to put in a human crematory instead of delivering the remains to a trade crematory for the process of cremation. Again, according to the article, the City of Cloquet was not excited about […]

Massachusetts community to vote on Municipal Pet Crematory
Cemetery Cremation

Massachusetts community to vote on Municipal Pet Crematory

Two years ago the Massachusetts Cape Cod community of Harwich approved the transfer of land to the cemetery commission to build a pet cemetery for the community.  Roads and paths are being put in, landscaping has been done and the project even won an innovation award from the Massachusetts Municipal Association. Now, according to this article in the Cape Cod Times, Cemetery Administrator Robbin Kelley is asking for a crematory  and cemetery office to be constructed at an estimated cost […]