Why we started Trees for Pets
We want to change the way the world memorialises pets.
In Australia alone live more than 30 million pets. That’s more pets than people! Many pets get cremated and ashes will be kept in urns or scattered at special places around the world. We thought, what if we plant at least one tree for every pet we love and lost.... That thought grew into big excitement and we started the Trees for Pets forest, which has been growing ever since.
How we do what we do
Having experienced pet loss ourselves, we understand how hard it is to make the right decisions at the end. Every pet parent, every family is different and every pet's journey is unique.
The one thing that we believe is true for every pet, they would love to be honoured with a memorial tree.
We want to enable every grieving pet parent and their close family and friends to plant pet memorial trees in whatever way it feels right and works for them. It can be a reforestation memorial tree in Uganda, a beautiful wattle tree in Australia or a large gumtree in our Remember Tree grove in the Moorabool Valley near Melbourne.
How it works
1. Choose your Pet Memorial Tree
Learn about our trees and decide whether you plant a reforestation memorial tree, a whole grove or maybe you decide for a native Australian memorial tree that you can visit any time on our farm in the Moorabool Valley. Every tree will be added to the virtual Trees for Pets forest.
2. Create a personalised memento for your home or as a gift for someone else.
If it's a personalised tree memorial card, a framed pet line drawing portrait, or a forest scented candle. You have earth-friendly mementos to chose from. The idea is to remind you of your pet and the memorial tree that you have planted in their honour.
3. Visit your virtual tree
Once your chosen tree is planted you can visit the virtual Trees for Pets forest any time and watch your tree grow. You will receive a certificate with a QR code to easily find your tree. If you decide for a tree planting set or a remember tree on our farm, we will match your effort with a reforestation tree that will represent your contribution in our virtual forest powered by Ecologi.
It’s now common knowledge that one of the best tools to tackle the climate crisis and keep our temperatures from rising above 1.5C is to plant trees. They are also crucial in preventing ecological collapse.
We have a range of amazing reforestation projects around the world and plant millions of trees every month.
Our incredible partners
We believe in the power of teamwork and strong partnerships. Trees for Pets wouldn't exist without a bunch of amazing brands and businesses that strive for positive impact - Together we are growing a forest, together we're protecting our planet for future generations of pets and humans to thrive.