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« on: September 27, 2008, 11:33:14 PM »

Does anyone know if it would be allowed to bury a family pet alongside a loved one, each in his own plot? Thanks!
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« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2008, 01:12:39 AM »

Would the cemetary allow it? Most cemetaries are for people or pets, not both.
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« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2008, 07:34:57 AM »

Depends on the local laws. In Greene Co., Missouri, the county owns all cemeteries, which are only to be used for people. However, one funeral home has obtained a licence to bury pets on their property (they own several acres). Cemeteries are a local matter, so you'll have to ask at your county courthouse.
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