Whether it’s a dog, cat, bird, or even a pig, our pets are a part of our families.
And when they pass away, we may want to keep something to help remember them, like an old collar or their favorite toy.
In some cases, people may want a part of the pet itself — perhaps a tooth embedded in a ring, a small bone on a necklace, or some of their fur preserved in a glass pendant.
For that one-of-a-kind memorial, some people turn to a specialized artist in Madison named Lisa Lauren.
Listen to and read the full piece here.
(Photo credit: Steven Potter)