Owner files police report over how pet dog's cremation was handled

Concerned about how the cremation of her dog was handled, Ms Lee Yihan took the remains for laboratory testing. The lab found it "inconclusive" as to whether the contents were from the pet cremation process.
Concerned about how the cremation of her dog was handled, Ms Lee Yihan took the remains for laboratory testing. The lab found it "inconclusive" as to whether the contents were from the pet cremation process.PHOTOS: LEE YIHAN

When Ms Lee Yihan's 13-year-old Jack Russell Nova fell critically ill with cancer last month, the grief-stricken lawyer and her family decided to put it down and arrange for a dignified send-off for their pet dog.

Through inquiries online, Ms Lee enlisted the services of Express Pet Cremation and paid $550 for a euthanasia procedure cum private cremation ceremony.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on August 30, 2020, with the headline 'Owner files police report over how pet dog's cremation was handled'. Print Edition | Subscribe