Pets are very common these days and a lot of people enjoy having them. From dogs and kittens to bunnies, pet owners have a large choice. But what happens when the pet dies? A lot of owners are unaware of the facilities that exist in Bangalore for burial of pets. Here is a list of places that you can bury your pet in Bangalore. This should answer the question of ‘Where to bury dead pets in Bangalore’
Where to bury dead pets in Bangalore
BBMP Animal crematorium
Location: Adjacent to KSRTC Depot, Sumanahalli, Magadi Road.
Opened in November 2015, the crematorium is spread over 3 acres of land and is adjacent to the human crematorium. As of December 2015, 27 dogs and a horse have been cremated.
The facility has 2 incinerators: One for pets (small animals) and the other for livestock. Pet owners who wish to get the ash of their cremated pets can do so as well.
Cost: Rs. 300 for small animals and Rs. 1000 for big animals. Stray animals are cremated free of cost.
Pet owners who wish to cremate their pet must also bring a wooden ramp. It is also available at a nominal cost of Rs. 150 from a shop close to the crematorium.
According to BBMP officials, the crematorium is open 24 hours.
People For Animals Burial ground
Operated by the non-profit organization People for Animals, the six acre burial ground witnesses an average of 70 burials per month.
Location: Adjacent to BGS hospital, Kengeri.
Contact: +91 9900025370 / +91 8197155004
Costs: Regular burial: Rs. 4500. (The buried space will be used again after a year.) Special burial: Rs. 18,000 to Rs. 25,000. (A graveyard will be built and the space will not be reused for 3 years.)
Also, animal welfare NGOs such as Karuna Animal Welfare association and KRUPA Animal Hospital and Shelter have developed their own burial ground to cremate animals that die in the shelter home.
In the future, more crematoriums are planned by the BBMP in different parts of the city so that pet owners can bid adieu to their dear pets easily and without problems.