National Pet Memorial Day, September 11, 2005

What Is National Pet Memorial Day?

The International Association of Pet Cemeteries (IAPC) has designated the second Sunday in September as National Pet Memorial Day, a day set aside to remember our departed animal friends.

Special events such as open houses and remembrance ceremonies are held at many pet cemeteries. A national listing of events can be found at

Your cherished pet will always have a special place in your heart, no matter how you choose to remember your departed friend. Below we list several ideas: