The current law in Texas on this subject is represented by two dueling legal opinions from two different administrative offices. Most of the time, however, this issue will never arise since the certificate of ownership or deed to the plot, and the regulations and bylaws of a cemetery association, will restrict the use of the cemetery to the interment of human remains only.
A. The opinion of the Attorney General of Texas.
In a questionable 1993 legal opinion, the office of the attorney general of Texas determined that there was no express prohibition against the burial of pets in a dedicated cemetery: