December 3rd

BPF Encourages You to Adopt and Save a Life This Holiday Season

To permanently end the homeless pet problem, everyone across the country needs to understand that there are beautiful, worthy animals in shelters who should be the first choice when bringing a pet into your home. You will get the most loving pet who will literally change your life because it’s so grateful to be loved. […]

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November 7th

BISSELL Pet Foundation Awards $10,000 Emergency Grant to Alaqua Animal Refuge

BISSELL Pet Foundation aims to be a trusted resource for our animal welfare partners in times of emergency. Because BPF is a small organization, we can react quickly to urgent situations.  Recently, BPF responded to a call for help from Alaqua Animal Refuge (AAR) in Florida’s Panhandle to help them save the lives of 156 dogs who […]

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September 24th

Empty the Shelters October 12th @ BISSELL Headquarters

After successfully placing nearly 23,000 pets in homes, BISSELL Pet Foundation is back to Empty the Shelters at 127 participating shelters across the country. On Saturday, October 12, adopters will have a chance to bring a pet home for the reduced fee of $25 while BPF sponsors the remaining cost. Michigan is one of 26 […]

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September 24th

Preventing Pet Homelessness by the Thousands with BPF Grants!

Exciting grant news!! BISSELL Pet Foundation has always dedicated grant funding for spay and neuter as one of our pillars for preventing pet homelessness, but so far, 2019 is shaping up to be our biggest year yet for supporting these critical procedures. BPF has funded 18,206 spay and neuters in the first half of the […]

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August 1st

It’s DOGust 1st: Celebrate the Universal Birthday for Shelter Dogs with BISSELL Pet Foundation

It’s no secret that people love to celebrate their pets whenever they can – whether it’s sharing a pic of their furry friend on #NationalPetDay or treating them to a tasty “pup cup.” When adopting a pet from a shelter, its age is sometimes a mystery with a true birth date nearly impossible to prove. However, your rescue pet’s birthday should still be celebrated!  Luckily, August (DOGust […]

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July 18th

Dogs in Hot Cars. Know Your State’s Laws. 2 minute read

Summer is here—it’s a great time to take your dog to a pet-friendly beach or on your family vacation, but as pets hit the road, they are sometimes left in hot cars leading to suffering and even death. We have all faced the temptation to do a quick errand with our pet in the car […]

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June 20th

We Came. We Saw. We Rocked!

On June 11, we rocked our Blocktails at the “Best DOG-GONE Party in Town!” The 14th annual BISSELL Blocktail Party raised critical life-saving funds for pets in shelters and rescues and we’re so thankful for all the volunteers, sponsors and attendees who made 2019 our most rockin’ year yet! Fellow pet lovers were invited to […]

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May 2nd

Microchips Are a Must! Is Your Pet’s Chip Registered?

Did you know that July is Lost Pet Prevention Month? With summer in full swing, often dogs and cats can’t resist the smells and activity outside. Bunnies, chipmunks, backyard BBQs, and other natural urges might lure your pet away from home. There is always going to be that one time the pet sneaks out—even for […]

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April 25th

Thinking About Adopting a Pet? Read on for important tips!

Thank you for considering adoption! There’s nothing like the feeling you’ll get when you give a pet a second chance at life! The first few days in your home will be both special and critical for you and your pet. With advance planning and by understanding what to expect, you can make it a smooth […]

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April 2nd

Cathy Bissell’s Grateful Pet Tour is Coming to a Shelter Near You!

“We are not only grateful for our shelter and rescue partners, but we also know they’re grateful for our help.” – Cathy Bissell   Learn more about the Grateful Pet Tour and how BISSELL Pet Foundation is supporting its journey through a Q&A with Cathy Bissell. Q: Why did you decide to launch the Grateful Pet Tour? […]

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