This week on Animal Instinct, Celia Kutcher chats with Edward Martin III of the Hartsdale Pet Cemetery- also known as The Peaceable Kingdom. The Peaceable Kingdom is a pet cemetery located in Westchester County, New York. Hear how burial laws caused Hartsdale to become a pet-specific cemetery. Find out how Edward and his family got involved with the business, and why he considers it to be such satisfying work. How did a lion cub come to be buried at Hartsdale Pet Cemetery? Why types of burial ceremonies are performed at the cemetery? Why are some human remains buried at Hartsdale Pet Cemetery? Find out all of this and more on this week’s edition of Animal Instinct! Thanks to our sponsor, Brooklyn Cares Veterinary Clinic. Music by Dead Stars.
“The grief you feel with the loss of a pet is very profound. In this day and age, many people consider their pets part of their families. It wasn’t until very recently that people took on this mindset.” [9:40]
— Edward Martin III on Animal Instinct