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By: Laura Goldman
October 3, 2016

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If you love your pet so much that you want to spend eternity alongside him or her, your wish can now come true in New York.

A new law allows the cremated remains of pets to be buried with their owners in not-for-profit cemeteries regulated by the state.

“For many New Yorkers, their pets are members of the family,” said Governor Andrew Cuomo when he signed bill S02582 into law Sept. 26. “This legislation will roll back this unnecessary regulation and give cemeteries the option to honor the last wishes of pet lovers across New York.”
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Of course, for many people who live elsewhere in the United States, their pets are also considered members of the family. But currently only four other states – Florida, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia – allow…

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