Burial

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BURIAL. The act of interring the dead.
     2. No burial is lawful unless made in conformity with the local regulations; an when a dead body has been found, it cannot be lawfully buried until the coroner has holden an inquest over it. In England. it is the practice for coroners to issue warrants to bury, after a view. 2 Umf. Lex. Coron. 497, 498.

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Eyley conducted a proper pet burial, laying the hamster to rest in the backyard.
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This diverse gift shop is inside a historic home (with an ancient pet burial ground outside) at Routes 44 and 169.
In Scotland pet burial comes under the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, and they won't let us use the site for commercial beasts like farm animals or racehorses.