What is Cremation?
Cremation is the specialised process of reducing a body by exposing it to intense heat. Through high temperatures and evaporation the body is reduced to mineral form known as "cremains" or better known as "ashes". The ashes are then crushed into a semi- powdered form.

What is my pet cremated in?
A specially designed, purpose built pet cremator that uses the latest technology and is environmentally friendly. Our cremator is used exclusively for pet cremations and complies with strict current EPA codes.

May I attend my pet's cremation?
Due to the length of the cremation process and Government regulations, we are unable to offer this, but we welcome your visit to view our facilities and to farewell your pet in private.

How do I make arrangements for Paws to Reflect to handle my pet's cremation?
All you need to do is to contact us direct by phone, fax or email and/or inform your vet to contact and we will pick up your pet at a time which is suitable and convenient. This can be from your home or your vet. We will need you to complete an authorisation form which asks what service you require. This can be given to your vet or we can collect when at your home. To download the form just Click Here

Can I make arrangements with Paws to Reflect before my pet is deceased?
Yes, we are happy for you to contact us well in advance of your pet's passing to make sure that your exact wishes can be carried out. We can keep details of your pet on file until you need our help. We would suggest that you let your vet know that you would like Paws to Reflect to take care of your deceased pet to ensure your pet is not sent elsewhere.

How and when should I pay for the cremation?
We accept cash, cheque or direct credit. Unfortunately we do not accept credit cards. Payment is usually made upon return of ashes, although we do reserve the right to request payment in advance.

What are your opening hours?
We are contactable 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by phoning (08) 8552 6356. We will always endeavour to collect your pet on the same day you call, but regrettably cannot guarantee it.
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