Our Services

Transport Service & Bio-Burial

We will collect the remains of your animal from your home and carefully transport them to the EarthPet facility.

Bio-Burial Only

You bring the remains of your animal to our facility.
We will receive them respectfully and facilitate the bio-burial on our premises in Klapmuts, Paarl.



Rates are based on the size of the animal for the bio-burial. The rates below only apply to our facility at our head office in Klapmuts. Also note that the rates apply to our standard operating hours, after hours support will incur a surcharge which will be quoted on a per case basis.
Please enquire regarding other animals not represented on the list.

If you choose to have your pet's remains collected at your home, a transport cost of R7/km will be added to the fee below.

Bio-Burial Pricing

All Animals (from hamsters to horses)

0 - 1 R60
1 - 3 R90
3 - 5 R120
5 - 10 R150
10 - 20 R270
20 - 30 R360
30 - 40 R450
40 - 50 R630
50 - 75 R780
75 - 100 R930
100 - 150 R1200
150 - 200 R1800
200 - 300 R2400
300 - 400 R3000
400 - 500 R3600
500 - 650 R4200
650 - 800 R4800
800+ R6000

New Services

Cremation Services

We do receive some requests for cremations as some pet owners prefer to take their pets ashes home with them. EarthPet does offer the cremation option for those clients who wish to receive a return of ashes. Please note that to keep our carbon footprint as low as possible, there will be no mass cremations available. 

Cremation and Return of Ashes Pricing

0 - 1 R450
1 - 3 R550
3 - 5 R650
5 - 10 R800
10 - 20 R1000
20 - 30 R1300
30 - 40 R1500
40 - 50 R1600
50 - 60 R1800

Return of Compost (ROC)

Similar to our return of ashes option from cremation, we now offer a return of compost option to pet owners who would like the compost their pet’s remains contributed to. The remains will be labelled and wrapped in a mesh covering which allows EarthPet to trace the compost at the end of our process. The remains are then placed into our bio-chamber on a bed of wood-shavings and will undergo the natural composting process. After the process has been completed, we will retrieve the compost that your pet specifically contributed to and return all of it to you, mixed and packaged in 3-layer brown paper bags. This compost can then be mixed with soil and used in whichever way you feel will honour your pet’s memory. EarthPet will provide the seeds of Bladder-nut, Black Monkey-Thorn or Wild Olive trees to pet owners upon request.

Please note – due to the nature of our process the return of your pet’s compost will take anywhere from 3 to 5 months. This is due to the fluctuating volumes in our bio-chambers as well as the length of time allowed for the decomposition process to take place.

All Animals (from hamsters to horses)

Return of Compost (ROC) Pricing

0 - 1 R90
1 - 3 R135
3 - 5 R180
5 - 10 R225
10 - 20 R405
20 - 30 R540
30 - 40 R675
40 - 50 R945
50 - 75 R1170
75 - 100 R1395
100 - 150 R1800
150 - 200 R2700
200 - 300 R3600
300 - 400 R4500
400 - 500 R5400
500 - 650 R6300
650 - 800 R7200
800+ R9000

Horse Owners - Heart Strings Jewellery

We are collaborating with Heart Strings and the talented Gaby Millner. Heart Strings crafts beautiful jewellery using your horse’s hair. Allowing you to always carry a piece of your horse with you wherever you go. Each piece is handcrafted and there are multiple designs that owners can choose from and customise.

EarthPet will (on request) clip and deliver some of your horse’s hair to Heart Strings if owners would like to make use of this option. We do charge a handling fee for collection of the horsehair and delivery to Heart Strings. All designs and further jewellery related queries will be handled by Heart Strings.

For direct queries and jewellery designs visit https://www.heartstringssa.com/  or contact Gaby Millner directly at gaby.millner@gmail.com / 072 613 6320