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4 Unforgettable Ways To Honor The Life of a Dog Who Passed Away

Dogs’ lives aren’t nearly long enough. In fact, I think that’s their only flaw.

When it comes time to say goodbye to our beloved pups, we all long for more time. The best we can do is cherish the memories they’ve left us with.

In this post I wanted to share some popular and meaningful ways to remember your furry friend.

1. Plant New Life in Their Honor

Planting a special tree or shrub in memory of your beloved pup is especially meaningful because of the fact that you are creating new life. Every time you see this special plant, you can smile and remember their life.

2. Donate a Care Package to a Shelter Dog in Their Memory

Many bereaved dog owners have mixed feelings about immediately adopting a new dog right after a loss. That doesn’t mean, however, that you can’t make an impact on the life of a homeless pup. GreaterGood.org has an awesome care package program that allows you to donate food, vaccinations, bedding, and toys to a needy pup.

 

3. Get Some Ink!

While clearly not for everyone, some dog owners choose to etch a permanent memory of their pup on their skin. Pinterest has some great tattoo design ideas, if this option interests you.

Source: @X0_Beth/Instagram

 

4. Create a Custom Portrait of Your Pup

This is perhaps the most popular option that pet owners opt for. Pawp Shop is an awesome option that allows you to take your favorite pic of your dog and transform it into a timeless piece of art.

There’s quite a few different options available, including wood, metal, or canvas prints.

There’s also 3 unique art styles to match pretty much any home decor.

Pawp Shop doesn’t require a professional picture, most smartphones are good enough. So odds are that favorite pic that you took a while back will work just fine.

And finally, there’s a super cool twist. For each piece of art purchased, 25 meals will be donated to animal shelters in honor of your dog. That’s what it’s all about, creating memories and creating impact!

Written by Justin Palmer
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