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BISSELL Pet Foundation touches the lives of pets every day. Get the latest news and read more about our lifesaving work, events and happy tails.

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July 6, 2022 Cathy’s Blog

Our Nation's Animal Shelters are in Crisis

With rising inflation, housing changes, the increased cost of veterinary care and many people struggling to make ends meet, shelters from coast to coast are seeing a drastic increase in owner surrenders.

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September 26, 2022

Saving Lives Through Transport

Cathy Bissell details the importance of transporting pets.

Learn how to keep your pets safe during emergencies
September 12, 2022

Preparing Your Pets for Disasters & Emergencies

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September 6, 2022 Cathy’s Blog

What Happens When Puppy Mills Can’t Sell Their Dogs? 

BISSELL Pet Foundation recently helped place more than 50 puppy mill puppies.

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August 11, 2022 Cathy’s Blog

Every Community Has Adopters

22,165 adoptions took place during BISSELL Pet Foundation's July 2022 Empty the Shelters event.

Empty the Shelters Summer 2022 Adoption Total Announcement of 29380 Pets Impacted
August 3, 2022 Press Releases

Record-Setting Number of Pets Find Homes through BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Empty the Shelters

More than 29,000 shelter pets were impacted through adoption and transport during the nation’s largest funded adoption event.

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July 29, 2022 Cathy’s Blog

Bullying Shelters is not Acceptable

Speaking up for shelters in the face of bullying as they work to support more than 4,000 beagles saved from Virginia facility.

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July 27, 2022 Cathy’s Blog

Rethinking the Narrative When Marketing Shelter Pets for Adoption

Cathy Bissell shares her insights on how to rethink the narrative of the marketing of pets in the animal welfare industry.

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July 13, 2022 Happy Tails

Great Pyrenees Rescued From Dire Neglect Finds Home Through Empty the Shelters

Bear, the Great Pyrenees dog, was rescued by BISSELL Pet Foundation and found a loving home through Empty the Shelters.

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July 11, 2022

Veterinarian Dr. Alana Canupp, DVM, Joins the BISSELL Pet Foundation

Veterinarian Dr. Alana Canupp, DVM, joins BISSELL Pet Foundation to expand spay/neuter and veterinary care support.

Cathy Bissell and a shelter pet
July 6, 2022 Cathy’s Blog

Our Nation’s Animal Shelters are in Crisis

With rising inflation, housing changes, the increased cost of veterinary care and many people struggling to make ends meet, shelters from coast to coast are seeing a drastic increase in owner surrenders.

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June 2, 2022 Cathy’s Blog

BISSELL Pet Foundation Assists with 19 Cruelty Cases and Counting

We need to talk about large-scale animal cruelty cases, like hoarding situations and puppy mills, and how they impact our shelters and exhaust precious resources.

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May 24, 2022 Empty The Shelters

13,504 Pets Find Loving Homes During Spring National Empty the Shelters

With a goal of finding every pet a loving home, BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Spring Empty the Shelters set a new seasonal adoption record during the May 2022 event.

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April 20, 2022 News

Empowering Partners with Training Opportunities

BISSELL Pet Foundation is constantly evolving to help homeless pets and animal welfare organizations that lack lifesaving resources.

Cathy's Blog on the Shelter Crisis
April 15, 2022

Beyond Data: A Look at our Nation’s Shelter Crisis

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March 14, 2022

Protect Your Pets From Household Poisons

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March 8, 2022 News

Welcome BISSELL Pet Foundation’s 2022 Junior Board

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March 2, 2022

Ending the Stigma to Appreciate Shelter Employees

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February 7, 2022 News

First Transport Flight of 2022 Give Texas Dogs a New Start in Canada

BISSELL Pet Foundation and Petco Love
January 27, 2022

Building Healthy Communities Together

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January 24, 2022 Happy Tails

Deaf Dog Taught Sign Language Gets New Home During Empty the Shelters

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January 11, 2022 Empty The Shelters

Record-Breaking 15,297 Pets Adopted During Empty the Shelters Holiday Hope

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January 5, 2022

Empty the Shelters 2022

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December 29, 2021

10 Years of Lifesaving Work: Happy Tails from Partners

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December 20, 2021

Reflecting on Saving Lives in 2021

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December 1, 2021

2021 Impact Report

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November 5, 2021

BISSELL Pet Foundation Partners with Amazon for Adoption Event

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November 5, 2021

Cathy Bissell Featured on MSNBC Know Your Values “Women in Charge” Series

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October 27, 2021

Fall Empty the Shelters Sets New Record for Adoptions

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October 14, 2021

BISSELL Pet Foundation Transports 5,000th Dog

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October 5, 2021

Reducing the Trauma of Pets in Shelters

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October 1, 2021

BISSELL Pet Foundation Part of First Ever TNR in Australia  

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September 22, 2021

Fighting the Sheltering Crisis of 2021

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September 17, 2021

From Abandoned to Adopted: Belky’s Story

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September 17, 2021

Don’t Get Tricked by Puppy Mills

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September 9, 2021

Together We Can Fight Puppy Mills

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August 31, 2021

Senior and Large Pets Find Homes Through Emergency Empty the Shelters

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August 25, 2021 Guest Blog

Rise of COVID-19 in Shelters

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August 17, 2021

84 Dogs Cross the Border to Find Forever Homes

Cathy's Blog
August 11, 2021

Understanding the Impact of Shelter Veterinarians

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July 21, 2021

BPF Hosts Record Empty the Shelters

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July 20, 2021

Be Fair. Until EVERY pet has a home.

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June 29, 2021

From Planning to Response: Considerations for “Go-Time”

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June 16, 2021

Addressing the Biggest Needs

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June 3, 2021

The Dish June 2021

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June 1, 2021

Catastrophic Coffee Talk – Take time to evolve your disaster plan!

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May 27, 2021

Barriers

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May 6, 2021

BPF’s National Shelter Alliance

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April 28, 2021

The Dish April 2021

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April 23, 2021

The Challenge

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April 12, 2021

2021 Walktail Walkathon Takes Foot April 30 – May 2!

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February 19, 2021

Barkworthy News – BPF’s Latest Press Coverage!

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February 10, 2021

Meet BISSELL Pet Foundation’s 2021 Junior Board

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January 16, 2021

BISSELL Pet Foundation Coordinates Transport for Nearly 300 Homeless Pets in Helena, Arkansas

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December 29, 2020

A Letter from Cathy Bissell – Making an Impact in 2020!

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December 14, 2020

Empty the Shelters Holiday Hope was a Success!

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October 2, 2020

Puppy Mill Awareness Month – Part 4

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September 28, 2020

Puppy Mill Awareness Month – Part 3

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September 23, 2020

Puppy Mill Awareness Month – Part 2

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September 22, 2020

Puppy Mill Awareness – Part 1

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September 8, 2020

Participating Shelters in BPF’s Emergency Empty the Shelters

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