The main reason why I don't like the idea of holding onto ashes forever, though is because I plan on having at least one dog for the rest of my life, preferably multiple at once. So.. if you think about it, that would be a lot of little urns, lol! But the thought of keeping my FIRST dog's ashes (Basil's) has crossed my mind.
Also, I plan on being cremated myself, though I haven't decided where I want to be scattered yet, either, lol!
No. Seeing the body with no life in it would be all too vivid a reminder that the pet is dead.
No, I would not. But I WOULD clone my dog if I had the money. My Whippet, for sure I would clone him. No question.
I won't bury a dog. I can never be sure I won't move away or whatever. But ashes I can take anywhere. And I want all my dogs buried with me.
no. just no. but i have to have more than 10 characters to make a post, but- no.
My goal is to actually be as wonderful as my dog thinks I am!
~Beemer's Mom, Parsons Russell Terrier~
No. But I did consider having a shawl made out of my Sheltie's fur. Didn/t pan out. We scattered her ashes in our new backyard because she didn't get to make the move with us.
It is in my will that I want my dogs ashes dropped into my casket. That or I want to be cremated and have them all scattered together over the Blue Ridge Mountains. I guess I don't care, since I'll be dead, and I don't believe in any kind of afterlife.
No, I couldn't bear it. All of us will be cremated, our ashes scattered and blown by the wind, together forever as one.
I remember seeing Trigger, the horse belonging to Roy Rogers. It creeped me out something awful. It just felt so wrong (I LOVED that horse as a kid, which is why I always watched his shows!).
Even so, to each his own. If doing so helps someone, by all means have it done.
As for stuffing, no that wouldn't be my cup of tea. I don't have a problem with taxidermy but knowing all it entails, I think I'd feel a little weird putting my pet (even just the body) through that. It would be a bit too 'personal' I think.
Dakota - 12 year old female Rat Terrier l Tristan - 2 year old male Border Collie/McNab
My dogs will be buried, and have beautiful plants grown over them.
Dogs never bite me, just humans-Marilyn Monroe
No, that's just weird IMO.
After given time to think about it, I'm so glad my son did that. I now have Dancer & Georgies ashes in urns & am going to bury them in my back yard. I know I will probably one day sell this home, but both of those dogs grew up in this back yard, they played together, ran, LOVED their back yard & that's where I figure is the best place for them to be - together in their back yard.
No, I would never never stuff any of my pets.
Considering the ones in museums disturb me..noooo
I personally feel, the reason people do not have there loved ones stuffed like 308's mother is total disrespect for the diseased, like maybe using her for a coat rack, towl holder, etc.
This was supposed to be serious, but after reading what I just said, I cannot stop laughing............I'm outa here