Pet Exhumation

Many families may have buried their family pet at home and find it very hard to move because it means leaving their loved one behind. Pets in Peace offer a very dignified exhumation service. Our trained staff will come to your home and exhume the remains of the buried pet, conduct a cremation of these remains and return the ashes to the family in a special urn of their choice. We offer this service at an affordable price based on the size of your pet and amount of work required. Please contact us so that we can discuss your requirements.

Story from Courier Mail May 6, 2014 - Connor O'Brien

Pet exhumations a growing business as more people move house and take their loved animals with them

Martin Hopp

THE bond between a person and their pet is unbreakable. And when the pet dies, the bond remains strong.

But if you’ve buried your beloved dog or cat in the back yard of the family home then decide to move, what do you do?

That’s where people like Martin Hopp come in.

It’s not the most pleasant task but he’ll dig up the remains of your pet so you can take them with you when you move house.

It’s a service that is proving popular with many animal lovers, with at least four companies offering it in the South East Queensland region.

So this is what it is all about: a company will come out to your property, dig up the gravesite of a buried pet by hand, cremate the remains and return the ashes, so you can take them with you.

“We’re mainly dealing with people who are moving house and they don’t want to leave their loved ones there so a pool gets built over the top of them or a tennis court or something like that,” Mr Hopp, who owns Pets in Peace, said. Read More...