‘Jewish’ Dog First Interred at Pet Cemetery

When Maximus Glassman died at the age of 16, his family wanted to give him the same burial any Jewish child would receive.

A rabbi oversaw the Sunday afternoon interment service, reciting prayers and allowing several family members to recite eulogies.

What was unique about Maximus’ burial, however, was, as a Spanish Water Dog, he was the first pet to be interred at West Laurel Hill’s pet cemetery, The Laurels — Pet Cemetery, Services and Aquamation Center.

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