An organisation which sets international standards for the pet funeral industry has blasted the sentence handed out to a crematorium owner who duped customers into thinking they had received the ashes of their dead pets. Stephen Mayles, vice chairman of the Association of Private Pet Cemeteries and Crematoria, described the sentence given to Allan McMasters […]

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The animal and human funerals sectors are drawing ever closer, as demonstrated when hordes of visitors – including many vicars – descended on a stand manned by pet crematorium operators at a prestigious UK exhibition. The clergymen were fascinated to hear of the work carried out by members of the Association of Private Pet Cemeteries […]

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The Association of Private Pet Cemeteries and Crematoria is introducing a new system of independent inspections to enable its members to stand out from the crowd. Association directors say the move is unprecedented and will boost public confidence in the pet funeral industry. Businesses wishing to take up the new category of membership will face […]

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An organisation which sets international standards for the pet funeral industry is advising pet owners on how to avoid the type of heartache exposed by animal welfare officials in Staffordshire. Enforcement officers discovered that some people who had paid to have their animals cremated at Swan Pit Pet Crematorium in Gnosall were given the wrong […]

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