We understand that some families prefer not to have the cremated remains returned, so we do offer communal cremations. With this service multiple pets are placed in the cremation chamber and are cremated simultaneously. These pets are handled with the same respect and dignity as our private cremations. These cremains are NOT returned to the owner. Instead of being returned they are mixed with a special potting soil called "Let Your Love Grow". You may be gratified to know that we use this soil in our flower gardens on the property where your pets cremains nourish the plants, completing the circle of life letting you know that out of your loss came something positive. Please be sure to click the Let Your Love Grow link above to see this great product.