November 9th

This Adoption Saved Three Lives

When you adopt a pet, you save your pet’s life and the one that takes its place in the shelter.  Recently during EMPTY THE SHELTERS, Ida was rescued to save her owner’s life as well. Two-month-old Ida was adopted from Lenawee Humane Society in Southeast Michigan by a local college student. Ida had already begun […]

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November 2nd

Willie Nelson, Buddy and the Brothers—Great ETS Stories Just Keep Coming!

Willie Nelson, a 2-year-old Pit mix, had been in the Livingston County Animal Control and Shelter for months just waiting for the right home.  Willie Nelson was relatively picky in his preferences–not always friendly with men, no cats, and choosey with his dog friends!  However, he LOVES women, adores older children and is great to […]

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October 31st

Now accepting applications – BISSELL Pet Foundation Junior Board!

We are now accepting applications for the BISSELL Pet Foundation Junior Board, a young professional advisory committee.  We believe the delivery of our mission can be greatly enhanced by the involvement of young professionals with a passion for pets, shelters, and animal welfare organizations.  Please review the documents below; interviews will be held November 2016.  Interested candidates […]

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October 26th

EMPTY THE SHELTERS: It’s More than Just Numbers, It’s People and Pets

1,960 pets adopted.  3,920 lives saved.  57 locations across the state of Michigan. The numbers are staggering and we are beyond thrilled with the results, but most important are the lives that were changed.  It’s about people and pets. Animal welfare workers develop deep affection for the pets in their care.  They want to see […]

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October 24th

EMPTY THE SHELTERS Exceeded Our Expectations! Total Impact=3800 Pets Saved!

We are still pinching ourselves!  On October 22nd, BISSELL Pet Foundation set out to make 1200 adoptions possible across the state of Michigan and (drumroll please) we are thrilled to report that 1944 pets were adopted out with more reporting yet to come!  This means more than 3800 lives were saved by making room in […]

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October 20th

It’s the night before EMPTY THE SHELTERS….

It’s the night before EMPTY THE SHELTERS….and we’re so excited, we can’t sleep!! We can’t wait to see 1,200 pets find loving, forever homes tomorrow and to have equally as many families experience the joy of pet adoption. Tomorrow is the start of 1200 happily ever afters! We are overjoyed for the animal welfare workers […]

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October 5th

‘Seniors for Seniors’ Gives Pets Love in their Final Years

Anyone who has an older dog or cat knows that they just get sweeter with age. Older pets that have been faithful companions for so many years, just want love and comfort in their final years. Unfortunately old age and frequent visits to the vet sometimes go hand in hand. We understand that true financial […]

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September 28th

EMPTY THE SHELTERS is Back, and it’s Bigger and Better!

BISSELL Pet Foundation wants YOU to be the first to know our really great news. We are excited to announce our next record-breaking EMPTY THE SHELTERS event! On Saturday, October 22, BPF will pay for all adoption fees at 51 locations across Michigan! This will be an amazing day for rescued pets across the state and a […]

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