Who Are We

The IAOPCC (International Association Of Pet Cemeteries & Crematories) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the standards, ethics, and professionalism of pet cemeteries and crematories worldwide. With Members in more than 15 countries, our Members are the Recognized Leaders in the Pet Aftercare Profession.

The bond that pet parents develop over a lifetime of caring for their pet is a wonderful and rewarding experience. As pet parents share their life with another living being who happens not to be human, they experience unconditional love and a relationship like no other. As their brief lives come to an end, you want ensure that your pet is taken care of with the same care and respect in death as in life. That’s why it is important for you to know your pet aftercare provider. When you choose a Member of the IAOPCC, you have chosen a provider who represents the gold standard in both business and ethics in the pet aftercare industry. By selecting an IAOPCC member, you are assured of dealing with a reputable provider offering the finest in aftercare for your pet. Our members have pledged to uphold the Code of Ethics established and are bound by the standards and practices set forth by the IAOPCC. Members of the IAOPCC represent the gold standard in both business and ethics in the pet aftercare industry. By selecting an IAOPCC member, you are assured of dealing with a reputable provider offering the finest in aftercare for your pet. Our members are expected to uphold the high standards set by the Association and are bound by the standards and practices set forth. 

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As a 501(c)6 non-profit organization, the IAOPCC operates on a budget that is supported by dues, donations, and other contributions from its members. All efforts are completely voluntary. If you wish to contribute towards our educational efforts, please click on the Donate button found on this website. Your donations assist with providing on-going education to the pet aftercare profession as well as pet parents world-wide.