Pet cemetery ranked among Taj Mahal, pyramids

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - November 15, 2008

"Lonely Planet's Best in Travel 2009" includes the Hartsdale Pet Cemetery with the Taj Mahal and the Great Pyramids among the 10 "best places of rest."

A spokesman for Hartsdale says it's "delighted to be in such esteemed company."

The guide says the headstones at the pet cemetery are fascinating to read. One says, "Sport: Born a dog, died a gentleman."

There are 70,000 creatures and several bereaved humans in the 112-year-old pet cemetery, which is 20 miles north of New York City.

A spokeswoman for the publisher says the book tries to include "a variety of travel experiences."

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