Knowing the rules and procedures about PET CREMATION IN DUBAI, can help you be prepared and organized when the unforeseen happens.
Being a pet owner you will undoubtedly one day have to deal with the passing of your beloved furry friend… I know the thought of this can bring on anxiety and a tendency to want to avoid thinking about the subject. But we have to be brave now and sort it out before we have to deal with the unthinkable. It makes things easier on you as you are removing that stress now, to give you the space to grieve instead.
What to do with your pet’s body the day they go over the rainbow bridge…?
It is not permitted in Dubai to burry your pet’s body in your garden/backyard. Placing them in a dumpster is also not allowed as it is classified as unhygienic and against the public health codes. Other stray animals can discover them and contamination and spreading of diseases are made possible, due to the fact some animals did not die of old age/accident etc…
You can take your pet’s body to the Municipality’s Veterinary department and commonly the deceased pets will be cremated at their licensed crematory. The Municipality are responsible for the ashes after the cremation and in charge of disposing these according to health and safety regulations. You have to pay, but the fee is small and affordable.
What are my other options?
1. TAKE THEM TO YOUR VETERINARY CLINIC: The ordeal of having to cart around your pets body, filling out papers and seeing the place they end up if you don’t take his ashes with you, can taint the last memories of your deceased pet. Your vet will handle these tasks for you. The fees will depend on weather you want the ashes back or not and weather you desire a normal or private cremation. The vets usually include their own boxes that your pet’s ashes will be stored in.
2. CVRL ( CENTRAL VETERINARY RESEARCH LABORATORY): They offer the same services as your vets and the fees are less, but you have to obtain the correct bags for putting in your pet’s remains and label it correctly. You also will have to go fill out the forms. CVRL have their own urns at different prices if you do not provide your own.
Unfortunately in any society stray animals and highways full of cars do not go hand in hand and reality is stray animals may die for various reasons. I believe most of us are good Samaritans at heart and it disturbs us to see dead animals on the streets, please take precautions to keep yourself save.
–DO NOT STOP on a busy highway and get yourself or someone else injured by trying to remove a dead body off the road. Only do so if it is ABSOLUTELY 100% safe to just pull the body out of the road. The municipality road cleaners will pick up the bodies and dispose of them as needed. But if you are worried this pet belongs to someone, take a picture. -If you absolutely feel like you have to remove the animal to take it to a vet to get its microchip checked, then please use a barrier between your skin and the animal’s. -If you encounter a dead animal in your neighbourhood, you can put it in a plastic bag and discreetly put it in the big garbage bins. (I am not advocating this as it is not permitted-I am simply listing the options available and it’s up to every individual to decide what they want to do).