Awards & Recognition

At family-owned, local Pet Cremation Services of Tidewater, our professional staff for 30 years has provided sensitive, honest, caring and ethical pet cremation to adoring pet owners throughout the Hampton Roads and northern North Carolina areas. We offer A Sensitive Alternative® to pet owners who wish to be involved in their beloved pets’ final arrangements. Your pet stays in our care the entire time until your pet is ready to go home.

We are proud of our stellar reputation in providing your departed dog, cat, or other pet a dignified memorial, and allowing your family the time you need to say goodbye. Through the years, our clients and the community have showed their support for the sensitive services we provide:

  • Virginia Beach Police Department has recognized us for offering our services for Police Dogs killed in the line of duty
  • U.S. Navy has recognized us for offering our services to Military Dogs killed in the line of duty or that have retired and passed on
  • The Virginia Beach SPCA, the Norfolk SPCA and EQUI-KIDS have each awarded us with accommodations for the services we provide
  • Member in good standing with Better Business Bureau

Why Choose Local Cremation?

You now have a choice with Pet Cremation Services of Tidewater.
Traditional flame based cremation or
A more Eco-Friendly water based Aqua Care system.



  • Thank you for making this difficult time easier to handle.  You showed our family grace and kindness, and our little Zeke compassion.

    The Thompson Family