It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.
Offer a gift of comfort and beauty to a family suffering from loss.
A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.
With the recent opening of the Chace Family Crematory and Pet Cemetery by Michael Chace, co-owner of Strode Funeral Home, and his wife, Shannon, we are able to provide faster, better and more quality controlled service. We know your pet is very important to you and we will treat them with care and respect.
Strode Funeral Home’s Pet Care Center offers you a variety of cremation service packages, a complete line of sympathy cards, urns and caskets, customized memorials, and keepsake items. We can accommodate most household pets, regardless of size or weight, and we have a selection of packages that will help you cope with your loss and fit your budget needs. All packages include transfer of your pet to our facility, conference with a facility director, and care of your pet in our dedicated pet-only facility until the individual cremation or burial can take place. Our staff will be available 24-hours a day to receive your pet, meet with you about the way you want to honor your friend either through a memorial service, burial, or cremation. We will pick up your pet at your home, veterinary clinic, or OSU. We are here to serve you and your family in preserving your cherished memories.
If you are interested in viewing our cremation and burial options, please select one of the options below.
Our scattering package offers you the most basic return cremation possible. Please inquire if you are interested in any of our pet memorialization products.
This Timeless urn comes in a choice of veneers: Oak, Rosewood, or Black. A brass plaque bearing your pet's name will be placed on the urn. Laser engraving is available upon request.
Protecting Paws Package
This lovely wood urn comes in your choice of Walnut or Natural Oak. Price includes engraving of up to four lines of text in block or script styles. A poem may be added to the urn for an additional fee.
Love Urn Package
The classic Love Urn is a sleek, brass metal urn with paw tracks available in Midnight, Pewter, and Bronze finishes. Or, perhaps something more unusual, such as a Heart, Lovedrop, or Cat urn.
This beautifully crafted Adoration Urn is available in walnut or oak veneer. You can choose from centered oval or heart cutouts. Engraving is included in the price and includes name, dates, and hearts or paws artwork. A short sentiment may be added as well to some urns.