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BPF Provides Support to Address Overpopulation

The West Suburban Humane Society is a volunteer based, animal welfare organization which began as a lost and found referral service. They have now expanded into a full animal welfare facility that shelters homeless cats and dogs. The Society continues to reunite lost pets with their owners and works to find neglected pets their forever homes. Their goal is to end animal suffering and to reduce pet overpopulation in the community.

Each pet entering their shelter is spayed or neutered before they are put up for adoption.  These surgery costs add up with the large number of animals coming into the shelter each year. With the help of a grant from the BISSELL Pet Foundation, they were able to spay/neuter 200 dogs and 228 cats.

One of the dogs helped by this grant is Matilda.  A beautiful brindled mastiff mix, she came to the West Suburban Humane Society after living on the street for many years. She was severely malnourished and had given birth to numerous litters. The grant from the BISSELL Pet Foundation funded her spay surgery so she will no longer have to bear another litter. She received specialized care and was able to make a full recovery. We are excited to share that she has been adopted into a loving forever home.