The Pet Passages Dog House Urn is hand crafted from solid American oak wood. Manufactured here in the USA by Pet Passages. This urn is stained to to enhance the natural oak coloring of solid oak. This urn will display nicely in any surrounding and is easily opened and closed through the bottom with a removable base and screws. The bottom of the urn also has soft black felt pads which will help prevent damage when placed on delicate surfaces such as wood or glass. Please note: Because this is solid oak, wood grain varies with each urn.