Rainbow Bridge inspired coloured caskets and Frames

We love the thought behind the Rainbow Bridge poem. With this in mind we have introduced a new range of caskets, urns and frames in a variety of bright colours.

As the poem says: “The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.”

We appreciate this is a sad time but we hope this can provide a colourful way to remember the wonderful times spent with your beloved pet.

We can provide a variety of colours. Please give us a call to discuss your requirements.

Love from Rita, John & Simon xxx

Rainbow Bridge inspired coloured caskets and Frames at Nottingham Pet Crematorium

RAINBOW BRIDGE (Author unknown)

Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge. When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.

Rainbow Bridge inspired coloured caskets and Frames at Nottingham Pet Crematorium

The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind. They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together….

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Pet Crematorium fully open

Nottingham Pet Crematorium are now fully open after two years operating under strict Covid restrictions.

Straightaway, the West Bridgford site was transformed due to the pandemic.  Firstly, the business had to move outside and initially a restricted service was provided via a gazebo. Most importantly improvements continued and a stunning marquee appeared on the car park.

Owner Rita Harbury-Carlisle said: “We are delighted to be opening up our chapels and farewell rooms.  The past two years were incredibly difficult. Above all, we tried to maintain our standards.

We would like to thank everyone for working with us over this incredibly challenging time.

It has been difficult for us all.  We hope we offered an appropriate level of service. The comments and understanding we received from pet owners was fantastic.”

family partnership

The Nottingham Pet Crematorium is a family partnership. Yorkie breeder Rita Harbury-Carlisle and her husband John are pet lovers. Earlier they ran the Antara Luxurious Dog Hotel.  

They now concentrate on their 25-year-old Cremation service, complete with chapels of rest and farewell rooms. Their bespoke services offer the choice of the ornate Anthea Bagulay or Arthur Allsop chapels.  Manager Simon has been busy this week adding the final touches to the stunning rooms.

Nottingham Pet Crematorium are now fully open after two years operating under strict Covid restrictions. Anthea Baguley chapel.

The Nottingham Pet Crematorium is the only service of this kind in the East Midlands. They are proud to be under independent inspection and approval by the Association of Pet Cemeteries and Crematoria.

The couple provide a respectful service as an alternative to leaving your pet with the vet for disposal.  Rita and John will listen to your wishes, explain the many alternatives available and offer friendly advice.  

The beautiful surroundings at Nottingham Pet Crematorium are available along with a collection service which includes the option to use their wonderful traditional hearse. 

pets are part of the family

Rita added: “Pets are part of the family, they are our friends and companions.  However, when the time comes for parting, we all experience genuine feelings of grief and loss.  We know it is important that people feel clear in their own mind how and where they wish their beloved pet to be laid to rest.

At Nottingham Pet Crematorium we offer your pet a dignified, respectful and totally individual service. Hopefully we give the owner some comfort and peace of mind at this sad time.

We are always happy to discuss their requirements and we will do our best to accommodate their wishes.  We are looking forward to welcoming our friends back into our premises.”

The West Bridgford based business offers a large selection of caskets, urns and picture frames. These are on display in the Rainbow room.  In addition, pet owners can also request paw prints and locks of hair.

Rita added: “It is wonderful to have the pet crematorium fully open again. We missed being able to offer the chapels and Rainbow room”.

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Covid restrictions ended – we are fully open

Nottingham Pet Crematorium are pleased to announce that they are now fully open after Covid restrictions ended.

The Nottingham Pet Crematorium are pleased to announce that they are now fully open after Covid restrictions ended.

After two years operating under strict government guidelines we are delighted to be able to re-open our chapels and farewell rooms.

We would like to thank everyone for working with us over this incredibly challenging time. 

It has been difficult for us all.  We hope we offered an appropriate level of service and we were delighted with the comments and understanding we received from pet owners.

Rainbow Bridge

Our rainbow bridge marquee has closed down. This has been replaced by our stunning rainbow room. A large selection of caskets, urns and picture frames are on display. We can also supply paw prints and locks of hair.

Nottingham Pet Crematorium are pleased to announce that they are now fully open after Covid restrictions ended.

Should you wish to use one of our bespoke services, you now have the choice of the Anthea Bagulay or Arthur Allsop chapels.

We would be delighted to help you though this extremely difficult time.  Please call to discuss your requirements and we will do our best to accommodate your wishes.  

We look forward to welcoming you back into our premises after Covid restrictions ended.

Love from

Rita, John & Simon

[If you would like to check the latest Government Covid guidelines click here]

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Rainbow Walk

We recently added a wonderful ‘Rainbow Walk’ to our Flower Bridge Marquee at The Nottingham Pet Crematorium.

The Rainbow Walk was inspired by the ‘Rainbow Bridge’ as explained by an unknown author in this poem:

Rainbow Walk at Nottingham Pet Crematorium

Rainbow Bridge

Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge.

There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together.

There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.

The Rainbow Walk at the Nottingham Pet Crematorium

The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.

They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers.

Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again.

The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together….

We hope the Rainbow Walk helps our pet loving friends through a difficult time. We aim to continue to provide the best possible service during this challenging period. Hopefully we can reopen our wonderful chapels in the near future.

Love from Rita, John & Simon

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