December 4th

Empty the Shelters Brings Holiday Hope to Thousands of Pets

Holiday hope was spread across the country on Saturday, December 1, when pet lovers had the chance to adopt a pet for $20, while BISSELL Pet Foundation covered the remainder of the adoption fees at 81 shelters across 14 states. Cathy Bissell and the BPF team are so grateful for the adopters who chose to […]

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November 7th

Reasons to Adopt a Senior Pet:

Whether you are a long-time pet owner, or If you’ve never owned a pet before, adopting a senior pet is an incredibly rewarding experience. Often, seniors are overlooked in the shelters, but they have so much love to give. Seniors deserve to spend their golden years in a forever home and you’ll never regret adopting […]

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October 17th

Empty the Shelters National 10.6.18

Tails were wagging across America on Saturday, October 6 when BISSELL Pet Foundation waived adoption fees at 101 shelters across 14 states. Cathy Bissell and the BPF team are so grateful for the adopters who chose to welcome a pet into their hearts and into their homes. In less than 24 hours, 3,344 deserving shelter […]

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October 3rd

10 Thing to Consider Before Empty the Shelters

This Saturday, October 6th is BPF’s second, national-scale Empty the Shelters adoption event. You know what that means…BISSELL Pet Foundation is paying the adoption fees at over 100 participating shelter/rescue organizations across America. Looking for a forever friend? Now’s the perfect time to adopt. We hope you’re just as excited as the BPF team is […]

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September 27th

Hurricane Florence Rescue Relief

Our hearts go out to our friends in the south who were affected by Hurricane Florence and continue to struggle in the aftermath of the storm this past weekend. We’ve seen so many devastating videos of pets in flooded shelters, waiting for someone to save them. Many transports took place before the hurricane hit, but […]

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September 6th

New Mexico Dog ‘RezQue’ Operation Saves 30+ Dogs Near Highway

In the past few weeks, the BPF team has been busy supporting our partners’ lifesaving work, including the most recent rescue mission involving 30 starving dogs who were found on a reservation in New Mexico. Just a year ago, three dogs were living happy lives on a private property within the Mescalero Apache Reservation in […]

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August 29th

BPF Junior Board Welcomes Applicants for 2019

The summer is fading fast and we’ve already saved thousands of pet lives through Empty the Shelters, hosted another tail waggin’ BISSELL Blocktail Party, provided emergency grant funding to many and gave away $50,000 during our Support the Shelters Sweepstakes! These accomplishments would not be possible without our Junior Board of Directors. Thinking forward to […]

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August 23rd

5 Ways to Celebrate National Dog Day

Get ready to commemorate pet ownership and remind people that there are millions of dogs in shelters and rescues waiting for a home. That’s right, Sunday is National Dog Day. If you’re spending the holiday alone this year, consider stopping by your local animal shelter and give the gift of a second chance to a […]

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August 10th

Clap Your Paws Together for our Support the Shelters Sweepstakes Winners

Cathy Bissell and the BPF team are excited to announce the ten winning animal shelters from the Support the Shelters Sweepstakes! First of all, congratulations to Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary for bringing home the Grand-Prize of $30,000. Thanks to their loyal followers, Blind Cat Rescue and Sanctuary earned the most votes and will be able to […]

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August 2nd

Helping Strays Find Their Way

So, you’ve found a homeless cat, but what now? BISSELL Pet Foundation believes spay and neuter is an essential step to eliminating unwanted litters and avoiding euthanasia as a result of overpopulation. Here are some tips for finding the best solution for homeless cats and kittens: Stray vs. Feral Cats Begin by determining if the […]

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