May 2nd

This is what success looks like: A message from Cathy Bissell, founder of BPF.

On Saturday April 29th, BISSELL Pet Foundation hosted its 5th EMPTY THE SHELTERS (ETS) and we are thrilled that ETS is growing, gaining traction and getting better every time.  Last Saturday’s event was the largest and most collaborative yet with 66 shelters participating, 1571 pets adopted on ETS day, and 1060 more adopted in the […]

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April 19th

EMPTY THE SHELTERS at BISSELL HQ: Pet Adoption and Much More!

We are gearing up for a fantastic EMPTY THE SHELTERS day at BISSELL headquarters next Saturday, April 29th and you won’t want to miss it!  With 150 wonderful pets available for adoption from eight organizations, we know you can find your new best friend!  BISSELL HQ will be open to all adopters from 11am-4pm and […]

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April 5th

Empty The Shelters Returns to More than Half of Michigan’s Shelters!

After successfully placing over 2,800 cats and dogs in loving homes last year during 2 one-day adoption events in May and October, BISSELL Pet Foundation’s EMPTY THE SHELTERS event is back, and is bigger and better! Thanks to BISSELL Pet Foundation (BPF), on April 29 more than 2000 pets are expected to find loving, forever […]

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March 30th

‘Project Families Forever’ Keeps Pets at Home Where They Belong

When you are having a tough day, you can always depend on your pet’s wagging tail or sloppy kisses to lift your spirits.  Well, what if times got so tough that you couldn’t afford to keep your pet any longer?   What if something happened and you had to face the heartbreak of surrendering your pet […]

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March 1st

EMPTY THE SHELTERS! California Here We Come!

BISSELL Pet Foundation is so excited by the success and momentum that came from three EMPTY THE SHELTERS events in 2016 that we are taking the show on the road! On Saturday, March 18th, BPF will be paying all adoption fees at 20+ animal welfare organizations in Northern California!  This will be an amazing day […]

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February 8th

SPAY Montana: Engaging Communities to End Suffering

Our amazing partners at Lewis and Clark Humane Society (LCHS) in Helena, MT know that a critical part of animal welfare is educating the community about compassionate care.  Recently, BISSELL Pet Foundation awarded LCHS a grant to control the local stray pet population with spay/neuter clinics, while they simultaneously improved the area’s understanding of humane […]

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December 30th

Giving Hope in the Golden Years: Meet Rosie

Meet Rosie, a brave soul in a tiny, seven- pound body. Rosie is a 12-year-old Daschund who was surrendered when her owner was no longer willing to care for her special needs. Tragically, this is not an uncommon plight for senior pets who are frequently given up due to cost of care or desire for […]

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