We hope this week's reader question is not too uncomfortable for you, but we thought the subject would be of real interest, despite being a little unhappy.
Melanie wants to know what happens with a dog when he or she dies. Is there a cemetery for pets or any public place in the UAE where your pets can be buried in a way that befits your feelings for them? Are there any authorities who can help?
Well, some of you will be satisfied with the news; some of you will find it upsetting that more is not being done.
As it stands, the only authorities to help you with this would be your veterinarian or the Veterinary Section of the Municipal government in your city. In fact, your own vet can help you fully, so we would recommend going to them, and you may indeed have to because, to the best of our knowledge, there are absolutely no dedicated pet cemeteries in this country (nor in this region, we suspect).
So this leaves you with the following options when your pet dies:
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