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DIGNITY PET CREMATORIUM

An honest, caring & personal service
giving you complete peace of mind.

Address:
Brickfields
Odiham Road
Winchfield
Hook
Hampshire, RG27 8BU

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OPENING HOURS

Monday - Friday
Saturday
Sundays
Emergency service only
9:00AM - 5:30PM
9:00AM-2:00PM
CLOSED
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Tel: 01252 844572
Email: enquiries@dignitypetcrem.co.uk

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Links

We hope the following links will be of interest.

Vets that currently offer our service

Excerpts from cards and letters received by Dignity Pet Crematorium

A Selection of Poetry

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Full details of the RCVS including their own code of professional conduct.
www.rcvs.org.uk

Animal Communication

James French – Animal Communicator
James has helped many Dignity clients and is a well respected communicator. James practices Reiki treatments, holds one to one animal communication consultations, teaches animal communication courses around the country and has brought out a DVD to help others learn this amazing gift that we all have within us.
www.animalcommunicationtraining.co.uk

Pea Horsley – Animal Communicator
Pea is a highly respected animal communicator, TEDx speaker and the author of “The Animal Communicator’s Guide Through Life, Loss and Love” which focuses on supporting both people and animals before, during and after animal transition. Pea helps clients all over the world to make a connection with their animal who has passed over and some of her client’s communications have been featured in her books. Please visit her website for more information.
www.animalthoughts.com

Felicity Crystalline – Animal Communicator
Felicity offers an animal communication consultation in which she tunes into your pet and returns information to you from the session. She can ask 5 questions at a time and report back to you with their feedback. She has studied and worked with a variety of different animals. For more information and to organise a consult please email felicity at whispersfrombeyond@hotmail.co.uk

Holistic Therapies

David is a local Medium, Spiritual Healer, Reiki Master Teacher & Crystal Healer and uses Meditation techniques & Qi Gong. He uses a mixture of these holistic therapies and tailors them to his clients’ needs to ease their symptoms, give them a new lease of life and help them to feel better.

As a fully insured Master Teacher, David is renowned for his Reiki work which will help you feel relaxed, calm and peaceful.
www.davidwalther.co.uk

The Association of Private Pet Cemeteries and Crematoria

The only group of pet cemeteries & crematoria in the UK operating to a strict Code of Practice for greater peace of mind. Dignity is one of the founder members of the APPCC.
www.appcc.org.uk

 

Other useful Links

Pet Loss Sites

Animal Communication

James has helped many Dignity clients and not only practices Reiki treatments on both animals and humans but also runs animal communication courses around the country.
www.reikicare.co.uk

The Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement

An Association of members who are experienced and knowledgeable in the area of pet death and its effects on those who mourn this loss.
www.aplb.org

The Blue Cross

The Blue Cross run a befriender helpline for bereaved owners.
www.thebluecross.org.uk

Counselling Directory

counselling-directoryprovides a huge support network of counsellors, enabling visitors to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs.

NOTE FROM DIGNITY PET CREMATORIUM: We suggest pet owners check whether their nearest counsellor helps with pet bereavement when initially making contact with them as the directory does not specifically list pet bereavement counselling services at present.
www.counselling-directory.org.uk

DoggySnaps

DoggySnaps is owned and run by the UK-based registered charity, Dogs Trust. This amazing charity cares for over 14,000 stray and abandoned dogs a year through its network of 17 re-homing centres. At Dogs Trust no healthy dog is ever destroyed and they campaign tirelessly to ensure a better future for dogs everywhere. As a thank you to all you dog lovers out there, Dogs Trust came up with a simple and fun way to upload, store and share your dog photos and called it DoggySnaps.
www.doggysnaps.com

The Pet Loss Grief Support Website

A gentle and compassionate website for pet lovers who are grieving over the death of a pet or an ill pet. Here you will find personal support, thoughtful advice, The Pets Candle Ceremony, Tribute Pages, healing poetry like Rainbow Bridge & much more.
www.petloss.com

Pet loss matters

Pet loss matters is a pet bereavement website created by pet lover Bunny Hankers. The site contains lots of useful information on understanding and dealing with pet bereavement.
www.pet-loss-matters.com

The Society for Companion Animal Studies

Pet Bereavement Support Service, plus details of their telephone befriender service.
www.scas.org.uk

Trish O’Neill - Pet Bereavement Counsellor

Trish is a qualified pet bereavement counsellor that helps owners with the multitude of emotions that we experience after the loss of a much loved pet. Contact Trish on 07941 586307 for more information.

Virtual Pet Cemetery

www.mycemetery.com

Animal Rescue Centres

The Diana Brimblecombe Animal Rescue Centre

Formerly the Animal Rescue Group, Wokingham, was founded over 40 years ago. For a large part of that time animals rescued by the Charity were kept at the home of Mrs Brimblecombe, who was awarded the MBE in 2001 for services to Animal Rescue. There are always a wide variety of animals at the rescue that are in need of good homes.
www.dbarc.org.uk

Find a Rescue Dog

Run by the Kennel Club the Find A Rescue Dog service will help point you in the right direction of the many rescue organisations that give dogs the potential to find a better life.
www.the-kennel-club.org.uk

Greek Animal Rescue (GAR)

is a UK based charity, founded in 1989 in order to alleviate the suffering of animals in Greece, by supporting various animal shelters. Giro, who passed away in 2008 was owned by Kevin Spurgeon and was originally rescued from Greece as a puppy by Kevin’s wife.
www.greekanimalrescue.com

Shelter Helper

Shelter Helper lists Surrey's and Hampshire's dog rescue shelters, cat rescue shelters and other-animal rescue shelters, as well as details of animals needing homes and homes offered.
www.shelterhelper.co.uk

The Celia Cross Greyhound Trust

Founded in 1970 after Celia found her first abandoned Greyhound left to die in a disused barn. At the Trust's kennels, the dogs are assessed and their lives put back together. They aim to heal not only the physical wounds, but also the emotional wounds that are not immediately obvious.

"We will only ever send healthy, happy dogs out to new homes" Celia Cross
www.celiacross.org.uk

Green Fields Rescue

Green Fields Rescue are based in Bracknell. They foster and rehome rabbits and guinea pigs.
www.greenfieldsrescue.co.uk

The Cinnamon Trust

The Cinnamon Trust is the specialist national charity for elderly or teminally ill people and their companion animals. Teams take it in turn to visit housebound owners, to take dogs for daily walks; volunteers foster pets as one of their family when owners face a spell in hospital, they take pets to the vet, they go and buy the cat food, clean the budgie's cage out. We can tackle any problem posed in day to day care of pets.
www.cinnamon.org.uk

Greyhounds For You

We are a UK voluntary organisation dedicated to the work of rescuing and homing retired greyhounds. We rescue and rehome greyhounds in many areas including Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire, Sussex and the Home Counties.
www.greyhounds4u.co.uk

Three Counties Dog Rescue

Originally founded in 1971 the rescue's aims are to accept, care for, and find kind and loving homes for unwanted, lost and stray dogs. Contact Gyl Mauchline on 01778 440318 or Yvonne Bishop on 01344 426402 if you are able to help in any way.

Greyhound Lifeline

Greyhound Lifeline are a branch of the Retired Greyhound Trust. Our Mission is to find good pet homes for ex-racing greyhounds in the UK. We have our own retired racing greyhounds to find homes for and we also assist other welfares by promoting some of their "long-stay" or particularly needy greyhounds on our web site.
www.greyhoundlifeline.co.uk

Safe and Sound Animal Care

Safe and Sound Animal Care is a small animal welfare charity based in Farnborough, Hampshire, and operating throughout the Blackwater Valley area. The charity's main objectives are the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of all stray or unwanted animals and reptiles.
www.ssanimalcare.co.uk

Greyhound Gap

The whole aim of Greyhound Gap is to assist rescues and new potential adopters in their quest to find the perfect home for the perfect dog. The more the rescues can home, the more lucky ones they can make way for.
www.greyhoundgap.com

Friends of the Strays of Greece

Lyn and Mark Purden have had a holiday home on the Greek island of Aegina for many years, and it was in 1995 that they actively started fundraising to help the animals on the island.
www.straysofgreece.org

Animal Welfare Websites

Animal Aid

is the UK's largest animal rights groups and one of the worlds oldest. They expose and campaign against animal cruelty and abuse in all its forms - including animal experiments, factory farming, wildlife culls, and the use of animals for sport and leisure. They promote a cruelty-free lifestyle and promote humane research as an alternative to animal experiments.
www.animalaid.org.uk

The Dr Hadwen Trust

is funding non-animal research into major health problems such as cancer, heart disease, meningitis and Alzheimer's disease. None of the Trust's research uses animals or animal tissues, and all of it contributes to the replacement of animals whilst furthering research into human medical problems.
www.drhadwentrust.org.uk

Home and Abroad Animal Welfare

is a small organisation based in Fleet, Hampshire. Janice Down who started the organisation has been working with animals abroad for the past 20 years trying to alleviate some of the suffering that is inflicted upon animals.
www.haaaw.org

Cruelty Free Shopping

Be Puppy Farm Aware

Raising Awareness of the Cruel Puppy Farming Industry
Puppy farming is the term used to describe a premises which breeds puppies on a mass scale for profit with little or no regard to the welfare needs of the dogs.
www.bepuppyfarmaware.webs.com

CrueltyFreeShop.com

the animal friendly online superstore selling a variety of cruelty free products.
www.crueltyfreeshop.com

Natural Instinct

A Holistic Bone and Raw Food diet made from all natural ingredients
Fresh meat, bones, fruit & veg. NO grains or fillers of any kind!
The food can help dogs that are suffering from all sorts of skin and ear infections, organ damage, weight problems and even early deaths.
www.naturalinstinct.com

Quality Dog Kennels

Safe & secured dog kennels from PetStreetmall provides containment for your pet that is permanent, yet portable enough to be easily repositioned.
www.petstreetmall.com

Assorted Pet Websites & Services

Hydrotherapy

Aquadoggies

Canine hydrotherapy near Reading, Berkshire.
www.aquadoggies.com

Greyfriars

Greyfriars is based in countryside just outside Guildford, Surrey, and is a centre of excellence in canine and feline rehabilitation.
www.greyfriarsrehab.co.uk

The National Association of Registered Canine Hydrotherapists (NARCH)

The National Association of Registered Canine Hydrotherapists (NARCH) is a not for profit professional association which maintains the List of Registered Canine Hydrotherapists (RCHs) in the UK.
www.narch.org.uk

Southdowns Funeral Services

Family funeral service that has used Dignity for their pets and now helps arrange our pet cremation service for others
www.southdownsfuneralservice.com/49/pet-cremations

Theravet

Based in Fleet, Hampshire. All members of the Theravet team are fully qualified and insured professionals.
www.theravet.com

Pet Cremation Parts Supplier

MKW Heating Controls

MKW Heating Controls operates as a business to business online shop
mkwheatingcontrols.co.uk/index.php

Other Links

3 Counties Dog Training

3countieslogo3 Counties Dog Training (Established 1986) offers a range of services for the responsible dog owner, these include: 'Puppy Home Start' Our popular home visiits with your puppy and your family, Puppy Socialisation classes with help and advice on all aspects of training and care of your companion, Obedience training to all levels, Classes for the older or rescue dog. Canine Instructor Courses and one to one visits by appointment.
www.3countiesdogtraining.co.uk

Anni Grove, Professional Artist

Based in Hook, Hampshire, Anni's work includes tailor made ceramics and paintings.
www.annigrove.co.uk

Amity Pet Care

Individually tailored & flexible animal husbandry services, for all species, within East Surrey. Services include Dog Walking, Dog Day Care, Daily Home Visits, Small Animal Boarding.
www.AmityPetCare.co.uk

Bark Avenue

A local grooming service in the Fleet / Odiham area of Hampshire.
barkavenue.org.uk/index.html

Catnips

Exclusive in-home West London cat sitting service based in Notting Hill and servicing all surrounding areas.
www.catnips.co.uk

CDW Fine Art

A fine artist based in Royston, Hertfordshire specialising in portraiture.
www.cdwfineart.co.uk

The Daily Mews

Informative site with a variety of articles on cat ownership.
www.thedailymews.com

Defur Dog Grooming

A professional, qualified service based in Brighton Hill, Basingstoke. Offering an exceptional service, we provide a dedicated, specially equipped salon in a stress free environment for man’s (and woman’s) best friend.
www.defurdoggrooming.org.uk

D.O.G (Dog Owners Guide) Local

Established in 2009, D.O.G (Dog Owners Guide) Local has a wealth of experience in all areas of the canine industry from behaviourists to groomers and to clients throughout Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire.
www.doglocal.co.uk

Five Acres Kennels

The kennels are set upon Five Acres of land in the rural area of
Wood Street Village, Guildford, Surrey. With easy access from the A3 or Aldershot Road. The business has a good reputation in the local area, which has been earned after years of caring for pets as if they were our own.
www.fiveacreskennels.co.uk

Hampshire Dogsitters

I am a dog loving female who can offer...
Safe secure garden, spacious comfortable accommodation, lots of love and affection, comforts of home, walks to the beach, woodland etc, reassurance an peace of mind...all dogs tagged for stay.
www.hampshiredogsitters.co.uk

Kay 9 Services

Owned & run by Kay McCaw and Veterinary recommended, Kay 9 Services offers first class canine training and instruction in a relaxed friendly atmosphere.
www.kay9services.co.uk

Kelly's Canines

A small personal dog walking, sitting, feeding, boarding & taxi service covering the Fleet and Church Crookham area in Hampshire.
www.kellys-canines.co.uk

Kim's Petsitting & Homecare

Qualified veterinary nurse offers, petsitting, dog walking, pet taxi, homecare and more in Maidenhead, Bracknell, Reading, Marlow, Henley and surrounding areas. Please take some time to explore and see what Kim's has to offer.
www.kimspetsittingandhomecare.co.uk

Maggie Tanner

Maggie is a local artist based on the Surrey/Hampshire Border who can produce a wonderful portrait (in pastels) of your much loved pet. Please visit her website for examples of her work.
www.maggietanner.co.uk

Mike Benee - Internationally acclaimed Animal Portrait Artist

mike-benee-bannerRealistic graphite pencil drawings of animals, specializing in the portraits of dogs. Visit the website of Mike Benée, Creator of fine graphite drawings and portraits of your pet.
www.beneefineart.co.uk

Paws Off

Paws Off is based in Camberley and is owned and run by Nicole Gabrielle Emery BA(Hons) who is a qualified and accredited dog trainer and behaviourist.
www.paws-off.co.uk

Pet Portraits by Martina Newton Art

Celebrate and remember the life of your faithful friend with one of Martina’s unique portraits. Visit her website for examples of her work www.martinanewtonart.co.uk or call 023 9220 0375

Petstreet

PetStreet is a sort of MySpace for pets - a social network for people who love the animals that share our lives. It
has grown to be the biggest website of its kind in the UK.
www.petstreet.co.uk

Pentire Sports Horses

pentirePentire Sport Horses is a livery yard situated in Sherfield-on-Loddon on the Hampshire and Berkshire borders between Reading & Basingstoke.
www.pentiresporthorses.co.uk

Ponypins

Christel is a qualified veterinary surgeon currently working at Castle Vets in Reading, where she treats all small animals as a general practitioner with an interest in medicine and does acupuncture on many patients. She has been using acupuncture as part of her work for 4 years, finding it amazing in all sorts of cases.
www.ponypins.co.uk

Pups-R-uS

pups-r-usPups-R-uS will help you to get the very best from your puppy and will show you how to avoid the pitfalls, prevent or correct bad habits and train to a high standard using highly effective praise reward and kindness methods.
www.pups-r-us.co.uk

UK National Missing Pets Register

The UK National Missing Pet Register provides a range of services for pet owners who can search our comprehensive UK missing pets and lost pets register database.
www.nationalpetregister.org

Wag 'n' Woof

Dog Walking - Home Boarding - Pet Sitting
www.wagnwoof.co.uk

Zieko Dog Services

If you're like us, your pets have become family members. When you can't be home for them, whether because of work, holiday or other obligations, you want them taken care of with the same love and attention you give them. That's exactly what we do at ZIEKO DOG SERVICES. Because we love pets!
www.zieko-dog-services.co.uk

www.muttsandmoggies.org

www.petographer.co.uk

www.dogsetc-limited.com

www.barkingmad.uk.com

www.practicalpooches.co.uk

Charities and Animal Welfare Organisations

Battersea Dogs Home contains useful information on how to re-home a pet, along with first aid tips, games and more

Blue Cross Animal Welfare Society cares for and re-homes thousands of animals every year, and provides a veterinary service for animals whose owners cannot afford private veterinary treatment

Canine Partners for Independence assists disabled people to enjoy greater independence and a better quality of life through the help of specially trained dogs

Cats Protection (formerly Cats Protection League) is the oldest and largest cat rescue charity in the UK.

Dog AID (Assistance In Disability) is a nationwide, voluntary organisation which helps people who have physical disability to train their own pet dogs in general obedience and, in some cases, to perform specialist tasks

Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, whose main work is training guide dogs and helping people to learn to use them safely and efficiently

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People trains carefully selected dogs to act as "hearing ears" for deaf people, giving them greater independence

The Labrador Lifeline Trust is a Registered Charity with an operating area of Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Lincolnshire and part Nottinghamshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. All money raised is used in the rehoming and welfare of our dogs.

National Canine Defence League the UK's largest dog welfare charity with a network of rescue centres across the country. The NCDL exists to protect and defend all dogs from abuse, cruelty, abandonment and any form of mistreatment, both in the UK and abroad

Pets as Therapy (PAT dogs) facilitates the provision of therapeutic visits to hospitals, hospices, nursing and care homes by volunteers with their own friendly, temperament tested and vaccinated dogs

PDSA provides free medical or surgical treatment to animals belonging to persons who are unable to afford the services of a veterinary surgeon

RSPCA the world's largest and oldest animal welfare organisation

Scottish SPCA, Scotland's equivalent of the RSPCA

Society for Companion Animal Studies was set up in 1979 to advance the understanding of relationships between people and companion animals.

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