National Pet Memorial Day
National Pet Memorial Day:
Observed on Second Sunday of September, every year. The day is an national observance for all Pet owners who lost their pets.
|2019||8th September||Sunday||United States|
|2020||13th September||Sunday||United States|
|2021||12th September||Sunday||United States|
Why National Pet Memorial Day?
This day is for the pet owners to remember their beloved pets and to recollect the days we (Pet Owners) spent with them. Pets are equal to that of children. We find people mourning for their pets that makes us to cry usually, even though we do not have any sort of relationship with their pets. If you have children and pets in your home, then life would be definitely mind blowing despite irritating sometimes. When we call our boy or girl, our pet comes and vice versa, making us to converse the same dialogues twice. If you have pets, you would have gone through all these stuffs and this day is to recollect all those immense memories and our right now devoid situation.
How we can Observe National Pet Memorial Day:
Let us honor our pets by sharing their role in our lives using this hashtag #PetMemorialDay on the social media. We shall follow the tradition of planting a tree as an observance on this Pet Memorial Day. Search for any videos or some short films that portrays Pet memorials and provide the links in the comment section. Let us observe this day by watching Pet centric videos.’
Interesting Facts About Pet Memorial Day:
The International Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematories established a procedure for Pet Cremation, which can be followed by the Pet Owners for the Cremation Process. It is the first organization founded with respect to the Pet Cremation.
Few Famous Pet Cemeteries in the United States:
Hartsdale: It is the oldest cemetery in the United States. Being situated in the New York City, it is a five-acre cemetery and was established in the year 1896. it acts as a resting place for more than 80000 dogs, horses, cats, birds, rabbits, monkeys, reptiles, a lion and some humans. Another special thing associated with this cemetery is “War Dog Memorial”, as an honor for all the dogs served during the World War I. In addition, it includes a memorial for taika, a dog that performed rescue operations during the deadly bombing in the Oklahoma City during the year 1995.Another one of our great soldiers Sirius, a dog that sacrificed its life during the callous terror attacks on the twin towers is also memorialized in this cemetery.
Toto Memorial: Toto, the Canine movie puppy’s memorial is situated in Los Angeles, Calffornia. Her actual resting place was a ranch in Studio City owned by her trainer, Carl Spitz. While constructing the Ventura Freeway in California, her resting place was destroyed. Therefore, the fans of the Terry (Original name of Toto) established a momentum to commemorate the canine movie star.
Boomer Monument: A memorial for Boomer, a three-legged dog is situated in Makanda, Illinois.Boomer died while saving his master during a fire outbreak in the train and interestingly the Boomer even tried to put the fire out by urinating on the railway lane that had paved the way for the death. A monument was established to honor brave death.
Brownie Gravesite: Brownie, a street dog lived for 15 years in seashores of Daytona Beach, Florida and fondly called as “Town Dog of Daytona Beach”. Tourists, visitors and seaside merchants fed and cared the dog and even maintained a bank account in his name and he was termed as the ambassador for the entire town. Upon his death, he was buried in the Town itself and eulogy is addressed by the then Mayor of Florida.
History of Pet Memorial Day:
The International Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematories, a non-for profit organisation that provide their service in Pet Aftercare Profession, had launched the Pet Memorial Day.