Dogwood Pet Cremation Services is a division of Craver-Riggs Funeral Home & Crematory. Howard Riggs, owner, is a third generation funeral director/embalmer.

"Pet owners have a need to express their feelings about their beloved companions. Families need and want choices", said Howard Riggs. And, with that, Dogwood Pet Cremation Services was created to reflect the same standards of this funeral home.

Dogwood is one of a kind. From our locally owned and operated state of the art facilities, certificate of cremation, witnessed cremation for those families needing added peace of mind and all cremated remains returned in a hand carved wood box that is placed in a handled bag.

Dogwood Pet Cremation Services has fulfilled the need for pet owners to have a means of disposition for their beloved pet that is dignified and sincere.

Comfortable Surroundings

General Offerings


  • Uniformed driver technicians
  • Dignified and sincere handling of deceased pets
  • Cremated remains returned within 7 days
  • All cremains returned in a handled bag
  • All cremains placed in a velvet bag
  • All cremains returned in a wood hand carved urn
  • Certificate of cremation
  • Cremation takes place under strictly controlled guidelines
  • All cremation technicians are certified by the Crematio Assiciation of North America
  • Located within a premier funeral home
  • Owned and operated by a 3rd generation funeral director
  • We are specialists in handling life's transitions