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New Law Will Change Pet Families Forever

When we die, families usually makes plans to be buried together. Whether it's in the same area of a cemetery or in the same plot, we can rest easier knowing that we are together after we die.

They say all dogs go to heaven, but can they really rest in peace with their owner in a completely different cemetery?

A new state law will now address this concern that many pet lovers have.

In the state of New York people can now make arrangements to have their pets buried with them after their passing.

Previously, pet parents who refused to be separated from their furry friend by their side resorted to being buried in a pet cemetery.

Edward C. Martin Jr., director of the Hartsdale Pet Cemetery, said that every year, 5-7 people are laid to rest there.

This didn't mean that people didn't often break the rules by sneaking the urn of a passed companion into a family members casket, but the new law now no longer requires people to sneak around.

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This also means that if a pet outlives their owner, they can be sure that a resting spot has been saved for them when it's their time.

“For many New Yorkers, their pets are members of the family,” Cuomo said. “This legislation will roll back this unnecessary regulation and give cemeteries the option to honor the last wishes of pet lovers across New York.”

What do you think of the new law? Would you make arrangements for your pets?

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