Michigan War Dog Memorial

LYON TOWNSHIP, MICH. — In a forgotten plot called Happy Hunting Grounds in Lyon Twp Michigan, there is an old pet cemetery that is also home to fallen canine veterans that was nearly reclaimed by nature as years of neglect for the unsung heroes let overgrowth consume it’s former grandeur. It started as a thick forest overgrown & THICK with underbrush.

The Michigan War Dog Memorial held a celebration to honor all dogs of service over the world and not just in Michigan Phil Weitlauf, Director of the Michigan War Dog Memorial.

It’s a day that happened on March 13th, 1942 when the Quartermaster was given the order to secure dogs for defense. The ceremony included a flag line, taps and a choral  salute by service dogs who howled on command.

Today the War Dog Memorial serves as the final resting place for any dog of service including military, K9 police force members and all those who serve and protect.

We hope you’ve been able to find what you are looking for. We at Pet Memorials would also like to encourage you to take some time to browse the Michigan Pet Cemeteries & Crematories some of the other aspects of our blog.

Michigan Pet Cemeteries & Crematories Directory

Cremation fills a specific purpose from pet cemeteries in that it offers the family the option of keeping the deceased pet close to them, should they so  choose

The scattering of cremains is also a common way for a family to pay tribute to their loved one and is often done in an informal ceremony at one of the pet’s favorite places, like a dog park, hiking trail or out on the lake.

You’d also probably be surprised how many pet owners choose to keep their dog’s cremains in their automobiles because, well, dogs love car rides.

Michigan Pet Cemeteries & Crematories Guide

A & M Pet Crematory & Memorial
4495 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103(734) 769-1935

Arborcrest Memorial Park
2521 Glazier Way, Ann Arbor, MI 48105(734) 761-4572

Arnets Inc
4495 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103(734) 219-6369

Brown-Teman & Christiansen Funeral Directors
511 S Franklin St, Greenville, MI 48838(616) 754-5638

Country Meadows Pet Cemetery
11400 Dimondale Hwy, Dimondale, MI 48821(517) 646-8043

Country Meadows Pet Cemetery
5301 N Michigan Rd, Dimondale, MI 48821(517) 646-0288

Green Oak Pet Memorial Services
11096 Hi Tech Dr, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189(734) 449-7000

Heavenly Acres Pet Cemetery
4369 S Old US Highway 23, Brighton, MI 48114(810) 229-2838

Journey’s End Pet Services
8271 Dunn Rd, Munith, MI 49259(517) 596-3580

Karnik Pet Lodge
405 N Maple Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103(734) 327-6920

Key-Lore Kanine Kountry Klub
7185 Gillette Rd, Flushing, MI 48433(810) 659-5951

Life Story Network
5949 Lovers Ln, Portage, MI 49002(269) 344-2486

Memorial Pet Cemetery
3764 Hackett Rd, Saginaw, MI 48603(989) 792-6118

Noah’s Pet Cemetery & Pet Crematory
2727 Orange Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546(616) 988-2981

Noah’s Pet Cemetery & Pet Crematory Inc
2727 Orange Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546(616) 288-2557

Noah’s Pet Cemetery & Pet Crematory Inc
2727 Orange Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546(616) 988-2981

Oak Haven
10950 Northland Dr NE, Rockford, MI 49341(616) 866-2295

Partridge Enterprises
4705 Industrial Dr, Clarklake, MI 49234(517) 529-9129

Paws Upon The Heart
520 E Mount Hope Ave, Lansing, MI 48910(517) 484-7392

Pet Memorial Park
2275 S Ortonville Rd, Ortonville, MI 48462(248) 627-3368
Rainbow Bridge Pet Crematory
2620 Port Lansing Rd, Lansing, MI 48906(517) 327-1700

Rainbow Bridge Pet Crematory
5646 Commerce St, Lansing, MI 48911(517) 882-1700
Rainbow Crossings
1201 Sibley St, Lowell, MI 49331(616) 897-6301

Riverside Animal Clinic
1855 Midland Rd, Saginaw, MI 48638(989) 799-6490

Riverside Crematorium For Pets
1855 Midland Rd, Saginaw, MI 48638(989) 799-6490

Sleepy Hollow Pet Cemetery & Crematory
the Lansing Area.(616) 214-3407

3030 E Grand River Rd, Williamston, MI 48895(517) 655-2802

Whispering Pines Pet Cemetery
943 Wray Ct, Ypsilanti, MI 48198(734) 547-0083

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