A Ceremony of Caring
As a family-owned and operated business for over 70 years, we at Cal Pet Crematory pride ourselves in providing quality care through our attention to detail and our compassion. We are here to offer you peace of mind as you say farewell to a treasured part of your family. Cal Pet offers the finest in individual (private) pet cremations, and is committed to providing exceptional service, with a personal touch, throughout the entire process. Please browse through our website and feel free to contact us with any questions you might have regarding your pet’s aftercare arrangements.
Frequently Asked Questions
What type of pets can be cremated?
Cal Pet can handle the cremation of all house pets, large and small–birds, cats, dogs, reptiles, etc.
What exactly are the remains after cremation?
Cremation renders the body into calcified bone fragments, or ashes.
How can I be sure I get just my pets ashes back?
We only pick up a pet from a home or clinic if you request a private cremation and the pet is properly identified. An identification card will be affixed to your beloved companion through the complete cremation process.
May I inspect the facilities where my pet's aftercare will be performed?
Yes. We maintain an open door policy and are pleased to provide you with a tour upon request.
Can I be present for the cremation?
Yes. You may observe the entire cremation procedure by scheduling an appointment.
When/How is the pet's cremated remain returned?
The process usually takes place within 7-9 business days and can be hand delivered, returned to the vet, or picked up directly from Cal Pet.
What container (URN) is provided?
We provided a secured canister inside of a simple, yet elegant box covered with mulberry paper. We also offer a beautiful selection of urns on our website.
Can I bury or scatter my pet's cremated remains?
Yes. It is perfectly legal and acceptable to scatter or bury the cremated remains.