Losing a pet is one of the hardest things we have to endure in our lives. They just do not live long enough. When we do have to say goodbye, many of us want a want a way to keep them alive in our heart and minds. Here are 12 ways to remember your best friend long after he is gone.
#1 – Plant a Tree
Have a dog who loved trees? When her dog Ollie passed away, Gina LaGuardia planted a tree in his name via the Arbor Day Foundation. “It made us feel like we were commemorating him with something he loved,” LaGuardia says.
#2 – ID Tag Keychain
Alyson Lex’s dog passed away in 2007 and she wanted a way to keep her dog with her always. So, she turned her ID tags into her keychain. “I can see them every single day,” she explains. “It’s a simple way to remember her that still brings me comfort.”
#3 – Sponsorship
Sarah Miller sponsored a cat room at the Auburn Valley Humane Society in Auburn, Washington in memory of her lost kitty. There is a plaque in the room with her cat’s photo along with a tagline she got to choose. Sponsoring a dog room or a play area at your local shelter is a great way to immortalize your beloved dog.
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