We understand that the loss of a pet dog is akin to losing a beloved family member. During such a sorrowful time, making decisions about what to do next can be overwhelming. We hope this guide provides you with some clarity and solace as you navigate this difficult journey. Please know that we’re here to help you every step of the way.

Can You Have Your Dog Cremated in Ireland?

Yes, dog cremation is available in Ireland and is a service offered by pet crematoriums such as ourselves, Peaceful Paws, located in Ennis, Co. Clare. Opting for cremation allows you to keep a part of your cherished pet close to you, as ashes stored in a decorative urn, or also allows you to spread their ashes in a location of your choosing.

Where Do Dogs Get Cremated in Ireland?

Dogs are cremated in pet crematoriums such as Peaceful Paws, which offers dignified and respectful cremation services. These facilities adhere to high standards, ensuring that your pet’s final journey is treated with the utmost care and respect.

What to Do If My Dog Dies at Home?

The moments after your pet passes are undeniably tough, but there are some important steps you’ll need to take. If your dog dies at home, consider the following:
  • Contact Your Veterinarian: The first thing you should do is call your vet for guidance on how to proceed. They can advise you on how best to transport your pet for cremation or burial.
  • Prepare for Transport: If you plan to take your dog to a crematorium or vet, wrap the body in a blanket or towel and place it in a secure box or carrier for transportation.
  • Take Your Time: Before you take your pet away, it’s completely okay to spend some time saying goodbye. When you’re ready, proceed with the arrangements you’ve made.

How Much Does Pet Cremation Cost in Ireland?

The cost of pet cremation can vary widely based on several factors, such as the size of your pet, and any extra services you may opt for, such as a memorial urn. We at Peaceful Paws Pet Crematorium offer a range of products to complement your dog’s cremation. It is best to give us a call at 087-3577735 or email us at info@peacfulpaws.ie for a quotation that is tailored to your needs and wishes.

While it’s a difficult subject to consider, especially during such a painful time, understanding the cost can help you make an informed decision that honours your dog’s memory while being mindful of your budget.

In conclusion, the loss of a pet is an emotionally wrenching experience, and the options available for saying goodbye can seem bewildering in your time of grief. Yet, it’s comforting to know that we here at Peaceful Paws are available to provide your pet with a dignified farewell.

Whether you choose cremation or another path, what’s most important is that you choose a way that feels right for you and pays tribute to your pet’s cherished life. Thank you for entrusting us with this delicate topic. Our hearts are with you during this challenging time, and we’re here to support you however we can.
If you have any more questions or need further guidance, please feel free to contact us. We’re here to help.
Our thoughts are with you and your beloved pet.

Aimee Keller, Peaceful Paws Pet Crematorium.