The Scoop

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

April 20th

Empowering Partners with Training Opportunities

BISSELL Pet Foundation is constantly evolving to help homeless pets and animal welfare organizations that lack lifesaving resources. Our work has grown along with the most urgent needs of animal shelters, including increasing our support of municipal shelters in crisis. Recently, BPF facilitated and sponsored workshops on animal welfare in the field for shelters, animal […]

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Cathy's Blog on the Shelter Crisis

April 15th

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

I want to talk about numbers, data, and reality. We rely on data to help us understand what is happening in the animal welfare industry. This data typically includes how many pets we are spaying and neutering, number of pets in our shelters, and how many pets get adopted, transferred, and transported. The data helps […]

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March 14th

Protect Your Pets From Household Poisons

When it comes to keeping your pets safe in your home, there’s a lot more to worry about than keeping chocolate out of reach. In observance of National Pet Poison Prevention Month in March, we are raising awareness for the top common hazardous substances for pets in your household. Because we know how easily spills, […]

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March 8th

Welcome BISSELL Pet Foundation’s 2022 Junior Board

BISSELL Pet Foundation’s mission to find every pet a loving home is supported by personal donors, sponsorships from businesses, like BISSELL Homecare Inc., and young professionals who serve on BPF’s Junior Board. These passionate, driven, pet-loving individuals help support BPF’s campaigns and events throughout the year. Get to know our 2022 adoption advocates below! Adrienne […]

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March 2nd

Ending the Stigma to Appreciate Shelter Employees

This Friday is National Employee Appreciation Day, and I can’t help but think of the thousands of animal care staff in shelters across the country that have had a tough couple of years. In 2019, we could never have anticipated what the following two years would look like for animal shelters. But one thing is […]

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February 7th

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

On January 16, BISSELL Pet Foundation’s first lifesaving flight of 2022 gave 93 dogs a freedom ride from El Paso, Texas to Windsor, Canada, for much-deserved second chances! These dogs were part of a transport that was weeks in the making in collaboration with El Paso Animal Services, Tito’s Handmade Vodka, and Windsor/Essex County Humane […]

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BISSELL Pet Foundation and Petco Love

January 27th

Building Healthy Communities Together

I have exciting news! BISSELL Pet Foundation is partnering with Petco Love to give every pet the opportunity to be vaccinated. Vaccinating pets in every community will help alleviate the burden on shelter veterinarians (already in short supply) and keep community pets healthy and at home where they belong. As a shelter or rescue, you […]

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January 24th

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

240 days. That’s how long Xyla, a deaf, white pit mix, waited at Austin Humane Society (AHS) in Texas before she found a home. And this wasn’t even her first shelter stay. Xyla’s length of stay at the shelter is heart-wrenching, but it isn’t uncommon. Fortunately, she had an incredible shelter team in her corner […]

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January 11th

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

More than 15,000 homeless pets across the country got the best holiday gift ever in December—new homes! BISSELL Pet Foundation (BPF) set a new record adoption total during the Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope event from December 6-20, 2021. This record-setting adoption total has established Empty the Shelters as the largest funded adoption event […]

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