Paw Pods Offer Owners a Dignified Way to Remember Their Beloved Pets

The toughest part of pet ownership is that our beloved animals are only with us for a short amount of time. Losing a pet is heartbreaking, and often there is no closure for pet owners because pet funerals and memorials aren't common practice. The creators of Paw Pods wanted to offer owners a dignified way to say goodbye to their pet.

These biodegradable pet burial pods can not only be used to memorialize a pet, but also to symbolize and acknowledge the circle of life. Each Paw Pods system comes with a biodegradable burial pod, seeded leaf to be planted with the pod, and a beautiful sympathy card. The pod and seeded leaf create a beautiful living memorial that your family will cherish for years.

Founder Ben Riggan, created Paw Pods after finding out the harsh reality of how most pets are treated after their passing. Placing his dog's body in a cadaver bag was not acceptable for him, and he knew many other pet owners felt the same way. That encouraged him to create the Paw Pod system and help other dog owners like himself to have a more noble way to lay their pets to rest.


Samantha’s biggest passion in life is spending time with her Boxer dogs. After she rescued her first Boxer in 2004, Samantha fell in love with the breed and has continued to rescue three other Boxers since then. She enjoys hiking and swimming with her Boxers, Maddie and Chloe.