The death of a beloved pet can hit some owners as hard as the death of a human loved one. Traverse City native Kerri Collier of Great Lakes Pet Memorial was devastated when one of her pets died a few years ago. And she was not impressed with the lack of choices she was given to dispose of the remains.
“I had lost a pet and was not given any options,” she said.
She visited her grandfather in Florida soon after that experience. He had recently lost his pet of 18 years.
“She was his precious baby,” Collier said.
But her grandfather told her about a company that helped him deal with his loss with dignity. He even arranged a visit to the Florida business for Collier and her husband.
“I thought it was the coolest place,” Collier said.
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