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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March 9th

Dig In: BPF Launches New ‘Feed the Shelters’ Fundraiser

BISSELL Pet Foundation is always trying to find new ways to help homeless pets and shelters in need. In its latest effort to provide support to partners, BPF launched a fundraising campaign on March 2nd, which will run throughout the rest of the month. Introducing: Feed the Shelters! Why it’s Important Many shelters and rescues […]

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February 19th

BPF Sponsors Free Spay/Neuter Clinic in Louisiana

 This past month, BISSELL Pet Foundation sponsored its first, free spay/neuter clinic for cats and dogs in the St. Landry Parish community of Louisiana. This area experiences a severe cycle of pet overpopulation, so BPF knew there was a need to prevent unwanted litters from homelessness. This mission began in early 2020 by first […]

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February 14th

BISSELL Pet Foundation Announces its 2020 Junior Board

BISSELL Pet Foundation’s team is small but mighty. We rely on BISSELL, where every purchase saves pets, our loving donors, as well as our passionate Junior Board members who support our calendar events and campaigns while advocating for adoption every day. Each Junior Board member sets fundraising goals and fosters relationships within the community to […]

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January 23rd

BPF Supports Nearly 80 Critical Pets in Mississippi Through Emergency Grant

In the first days of the new year, Hub City Humane Society in Hattiesburg, Mississippi was already working tirelessly after receiving reports of animal neglect. Even with a full shelter, HCHS didn’t think twice about jumping right in and responding to a crisis in the community. HCHS couldn’t predict the financial burden that would fall on them after getting involved, […]

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