The Scoop

Happy tails. Pawsome happenings. We want to keep you informed…you need to know “the Scoop”.

July 21st

BPF Hosts Record Empty the Shelters

5,908 pets spent their first night in a new loving home last weekend after the quarterly nationwide Empty the Shelters event. Over the course of five-days from July 7 to 11, 186 shelters in 40 states hosted free or low-cost adoptions for dogs and cats with record success. Current adoption counts from Empty the Shelters […]

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July 20th

Be Fair. Until EVERY pet has a home.

At BPF, we’ve been encouraging our transport receiving partners to be fair regarding the selection of pets for transfer. While many organizations would prefer only to transfer in “smalls” or puppies from a shelter struggling with overpopulation, the small dogs and puppies are not the issue with overcrowding. In fact, taking these pets out of […]

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June 29th

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

By: Eric Thompson – Executive Director, Code 3 Associates Inevitably an event that requires your agency to go into an emergency response mode will happen on the weekend or at night. It rarely occurs during business hours when you actually have a chance to get a jump on things. Well, at least it seems that […]

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June 16th

Addressing the Biggest Needs

In response to years of extreme storm seasons on the Gulf and east coast, as well as overcrowding in some southeastern animal shelters, BISSELL Pet Foundation has launched an exciting initiative this month. We will be working closely with our BPF National Shelter Alliance to move as many pets as possible out of the Gulf […]

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June 3rd

The Dish June 2021

The Best DOG-GONE Online Auction Goes Live on June 8! The Blocktail Auction is coming soon, and you won’t want to miss it! Get ready to bid on unique items for you and your pet that you won’t find anywhere else. This year’s online auction features everything from fine wines and dining to jewelry, art, curated packages, and one-of-a-kind experiences, […]

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June 1st

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

By: Eric Thompson – Executive Director, Code 3 Associates With the exciting new partnership between BPF and Code 3, and the fact disaster season is well underway this year; it’s only fitting that taking a closer look at your agency disaster plan become a priority. Most agencies have a template and general idea of what […]

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May 27th


BISSELL Pet Foundation just wrapped up our Spring Empty the Shelters event, and I’m overjoyed that we broke records! With 200 shelters participating and 4,374 pets adopted, this was our largest event to date. Empty the Shelters enables families to adopt pets at a reduced rate, provides grants to animal shelters that participate, and brings positive […]

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May 6th

BPF’s National Shelter Alliance

I have some exciting news! This week we rolled out BISSELL Pet Foundation’s National Shelter Alliance with our partner, Code 3 Associates. This program will provide crisis management for animal shelters, support Code 3 during disaster and cruelty response and extend a lifeline for animal shelters in need. You might be wondering why BPF is stepping […]

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April 28th

The Dish April 2021

Empty the Shelters Returns May 5-9: 49,360 Pets Found Homes Since 2016 BPF is again aiming to Empty the Shelters (ETS) by sponsoring reduced adoption fees of $25 or less at 200 participating shelters and rescues in 36 states May 5-9. Empty the Shelters is BPF’s biggest program and cannot continue going and growing without donor support. You can help BPF find loving, permanent homes for pets by donating today. Interested adopters are encouraged to […]

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