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September 23rd

Puppy Mill Awareness Month – Part 2

BISSELL Pet Foundation feels its important to share the hard-hitting facts about puppy mills, or as we call them, puppy prisons. During Puppy Mill Awareness month, we are continuing the Q&A conversation between BPF Founder, Cathy Bissell and Co-Founder of Stop Online Puppy Mills, Janie Jenkins. Today, Janie shares the horrors of life inside a […]

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September 22nd

Puppy Mill Awareness – Part 1

As Puppy Mill Awareness Month continues, we had BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Founder, Cathy Bissell, sit down with Janie Jenkins, the Co-Founder of Stop Online Puppy Mills to discuss the horrors of puppy mills, or should we say, puppy prisons. The more we can do to educate ourselves and those around us, the more we can […]

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September 8th

Participating Shelters in BPF’s Emergency Empty the Shelters

When Category 4 Hurricane Laura had its sights set on Texas and Louisiana, BISSELL Pet Foundation knew shelter pets would be in its dangerous path. Many southern shelters keep pets in outdoor kennels, and with the threat of historic flooding, they needed help. BPF immediately began coordinating placement for these animals at alternate shelter locations […]

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June 3rd

BPF Joins National #SpayTogether Coalition to Fund Spay/Neuter for 50,000 Animals

A group of over 25 national organizations, including BISSELL Pet Foundation, have joined forces to launch #SpayTogether, a stimulus fund to help animal shelters and veterinary clinics perform 50,000 lifesaving spay/neuter surgeries in the wake of COVID-19. This collaborative, historic initiative will provide surgery subsidy support grants, on-ground assistance, training in high-quality, high-volume spay/neuter surgeries, […]

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May 13th

$15K Walktail Grant Awarded to…Stop Online Puppy Mills

BISSELL Pet Foundation encouraged shelter partners to participate in our first national Walktail walkathon, offering a $15,000 spay/neuter grant for the organization that raised the most funds. Stop Online Puppy Mills walked their tails off to earn the Walktail grant! With an estimated 10,000+ puppy mills in the U.S., Stop Online Puppy Mills educates consumers searching online […]

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May 13th

BPF’s First-ever National Walktail Walkathon was a Success!

On May 1-3, BISSELL Pet Foundation asked animal lovers to walk their tails off to support shelters, and the pets they care for. The first-ever, national Walktail Walkathon took place foot at a six-foot distance as over 450 walkers from coast-to-coast counted their steps for homeless pets. The “Best DOG-GONE Walk” in the country was […]

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April 2nd

Impact Overview

BISSELL Pet Foundation has awarded $10 million in grant funding to save lives. With the support of our donors, BPF has impacted over 250,000 pets across all 50 states + Canada! 2019 GRANT BREAKDOWN Total $ Awarded: $2,338,856 Total Grants Awarded: 604 Total Organizations Funded: 324 Average Grant Amount: $3,872 Pets Impacted: 63,988 2019 GRANTS BY CATEGORY Spay/Neuter: $1,188,594 | […]

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March 23rd

BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Response to the COVID-19 Crisis

Dear Friends of BISSELL Pet Foundation, The BISSELL Pet Foundation team hopes you and your loved ones are safe and healthy in this unprecedented time. While there is much uncertainty, BPF’s mission to save the lives of pets in shelters and rescues cannot pause. COVID-19 is quickly becoming a shelter pet crisis, and we are […]

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March 18th

Assisting Shelters Amidst COVID-19 with Sponsored Adoption Fees By Appointment-only

In response to COVID-19, BISSELL Pet Foundation sponsored reduced adoption fees across different parts of the country between March 19 – April 8. BPF wanted to assist animal shelters that are struggling with fewer volunteers and staff to care for their animals. The foundation hoped this would encourage families to add a furry quarantine buddy into […]

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