Pet Cremation through a Vet Surgery

We work with a number of veterinary surgeries whose prime aim is the service to their clients. However, the majority of surgeries have an ingrained belief that pet crematoriums are waste disposal companies and expect them to take all their veterinary waste as well as...

Old Stuff Day March 2nd

Today, March 2nd, is Old Stuff Day which is all about celebrating ….yes, old stuff! You may never have heard of Old Stuff Day but it gives us a chance to think about older things, people and pets that may not be fully appreciated until we no longer have them. I...

APPCC 25th Anniversary

Association of Private Pet Cemeteries and Crematoria Celebrates 25th Anniversary This year we are celebrating the 25th anniversary for The Association of Private Pet Cemeteries and Crematoria. Chestnut Lodge Pet Crematorium and Pet Cemetery were Founder Members of the...

Seeing the New Year After a Loss

As the New Year dawns it brings an expectation of new beginnings and rebirth – of letting go of the old and welcoming the possibilities for tomorrow. But if you have experienced a significant loss it is a time of mixed feelings where you may not want to let go...

Bluebells in Chestnut Lodge Pet Cemetery

    The bluebells have come into flower to mark the entrance to the Pet Cemetery here at Chestnut Lodge. All the plants in the Cemetery seem to flower a little later than those up by the house due to the shadier aspect of the area being part of the ancient...

Pet Funeral Rip Off Article in The Guardian

by Stephen Mayles. 20 September 2015 This article was published during the past week. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/sep/14/pet-funerals-rip-off-money I suppose I can be accused of being biased on this issue but this type of article annoys me. It is...

Press Release 2 September 2015

East Grinstead Pet Crematorium gets the thumbs up from independent inspectors An East Grinstead pet crematorium has become the first operator of its kind in the region to be accredited under a new independent inspection scheme which guarantees a highly professional...

The Rainbow Bridge by Stephen Mayles

The Rainbow Bridge Story       A beautiful rainbow over the cattery here at Chestnut Lodge made me think of the Rainbow Bridge poem about pets who die and wait for their owners.         The idea of the Rainbow Bridge has been used in...