Nurse Aims to Honor Deceased Pets with Distribution of Artistically Crafted Urns

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Founder of, Jack Hansen, created an online business to distribute a decorative and thoughtful selection of one-of-a-kind pet crematory urns. Available in two varieties - wooden and ceramic - his urns are intended to honor and fondly remember the life of a pet. Shoppers are encouraged to visit the Web site's new blog to learn how to properly prepare for the demise of a pet.

It's important that we honor a life at the time of death

As a registered nurse, Jack Hansen has become quite familiar with the concept of death - a reality we all must one day face and an unfortunate but regular occurrence at a hospital. On the contrary, he hadn't given much thought to the notion of death in regards to pets.

However, after a recent move to Florida he's been surrounded by an abundance of animals when visiting his sister's dog grooming business, which led him to conceptualize a revelation about the much needed care an attention that the death of animals deserve.

"It's important that we honor a life at the time of death," Hansen said.

In October of 2009, he formulated in an effort to promote a respectable way to mourn and remember the life of a beloved pet. Here, shoppers can browse through a diverse assortment of pet crematory urns, which range from extravagant to simple, constructed of wood or ceramic media. The ceramic models are handcrafted by independent artist Alyson Whitney, while the wooden options have been professionally crafted by the Bradford Exchange. All urns offer an original and decorative sentiment to properly honor the deceased animal.

Hansen will continue to update his inventory with new models and styles of pet urns as they become available through his designers. Many of his urns are likewise original and decorative in display.

Shoppers are encouraged to visit the Web site's newly implemented blog to better understand the grievances people undergo with the loss of a pet. This interactive tool,, will also be used to discuss topics such as: how to prepare for the demise of a pet, the life lessons learned with death (a focus for children) and the history of pet urns.

"Pet death lets us get in touch with our humanity within the continuum of life," Hansen said.

About the Company: is owned and operated by Jack Hansen RN-BC.

Jack Hansen
(877) 497-2321

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