Gentle Water-Based Cremation

APPOINTMENT
You’ve taken loving care of your beloved senior pet all these years, and now you’re looking for the best way to memorialize them. You are also sensitive to the needs of our earth’s environment. A way to honor the bond you had with your pet during your cherished time together is to partner with our compassionate professionals at Senior Paws & Last Wishes Aquamation. Our team is here to work with you and your family to ensure your pet and our planet is cared for properly.

Aquamation, also known as water-based cremation, is an emerging form of eco-friendly body care for pets. It is a process that uses warmed flowing water and alkalinity, resulting in the reduction of body mass to ash. Aquamation mimics what naturally takes place over a longer period of time after a body is buried in the soil. Similar to traditional cremation, the only solid remains are the mineral ash of bones which we offer to return to families in their urn of choice.

Why Do We Offer Aquamation?

“I learned about aquamation for pets for the first time in 2013 at a veterinary conference in Denver, CO. Intrigued by its gentle process, efficiency and environmental benefits, I began to think about how I could bring this new service to our pet-loving community in Houston.

Since we at Senior Paws & Last Wishes believe what you believe – our beloved pets are family – we know that aftercare is an important part of saying goodbye. Our wish is to provide families the opportunity to honor their pet while honoring the earth. By choosing aquamation, your pet never leaves the care of Last Wishes. Our wonderfully compassionate team will help with all of the arrangements, down to the last detail. Your confidence and trust in us are most important; taking care of your family’s needs is our number one priority.”

  • Dr. Christie Cornelius
    Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Veterinarian
    Founder, Senior Paws & Last Wishes
Our aftercare services at Last Wishes include:

Gentle pet transport from home or vet office
Private chambers for the return of ashes
Beautiful urn and keepsake packaging
Certificate of cremation
Customized engraving
Home delivery of urn package available
Memorial keepsakes
Memorial stepping-stone garden in Cypress, TX
In addition, we provide the following resources and professional services to families in need:
Individual counseling
Group counseling
Online memorialization and peer support
Comprehensive grief resources
Memorial events

The awesome environmental benefits of choosing aquamation:

Zero emissions
No greenhouse gases
Low energy consumption
100% pollutant-free ashes
20% more ashes returned to families
1/10 of the carbon footprint
Ash that aids in plant growth
Customized memorial items available:
Clay Paw Prints
Ink Paw and Nose Prints
Paw Print Flower Paintings
Stepping Stones
Customized Art & Keepsakes

How Do I Receive My Pet’s Ashes?

Last Wishes has designed beautiful packages and other memorial items for you to consider as the next step in honoring your pet’s memory.

After placing the finishing gentle touches on your final package, your beloved pet will be ready for pick up from our Last Wishes Comfort Care Center, located at 3036 Antoine Dr., Houston, TX, 77092 between the hours of 7-6 M-F and 7-6 on Saturdays and Sundays. Alternatively, for $50, the ashes can be hand-delivered to your home during a time convenient for you and your family to be reunited with your pet (within 20 miles of our location).

Compassionate senior and geriatric care for your beloved companions.

Personalized veterinary care and support in the comfort of your own home.

Contact

Location

3036 Antoine Dr.
Houston, TX 77092

Office Hours

7 Days a Week: 7am – 6pm

Phone Availability

Mon-Fri: 7am – 8pm
Sat-Sun: 7am – 6pm

Appointments

7 Days a Week: 8am – 8pm

Have a question?

Send us a message and our team will be happy to help.

Request your appointment online!

Use our online appointment request form to save time and simply request an appointment.