Cemetery Keeping Memory Of Pets Alive

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FLORISSANT, MO (KPLR)-- The Imperial Crown Pet Cemetery was founded in 1924 by Dr. Charles Bauer. D.V.M, who operated a veterinary clinic in Florissant.

In 2002, the cemetery was officially made a Florissant Historical Landmark by the Florissant City Council.

Thousands of pets of many kinds have been laid to rest here, in what is known to be the oldest pet cemetery in the St. Louis area.

"Its the last thing we can do for our pets is to give them a proper burial," says cemetery manager Rose Darnell.