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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July 19th

Meet Sully

The adorable pup in this photo who was found as a stray. The BPF team met Sully last weekend during our Empty the Shelters event in Arizona. We were shocked by the amount of help Maricopa County Animal Care and Control needed due to the devastation of the recent monsoons and the Fourth of July […]

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July 11th

After the Track: Thoroughbreds Find Forever Homes

BISSELL Pet Foundation believes every pet deserves a home, no matter if the animal is a two-pound puppy or a 2,000-pound horse. Today we’re sharing a story from our friends at ReRun Inc. in New York, an adoption facility for Thoroughbred horses specializing in rehab and retirement options. ReRun Inc. Over 70% of horses that come […]

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July 3rd

Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe this Independence Day

Fireworks on the 4th of July…what could be better than watching these sparkling lights on a beautiful summer night? While fireworks are a fun treat for us humans, the same can’t always be said for our furry friends. Follow these tips to keep your pet safe, calm and happy this Independence Day! Find your pet a […]

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June 28th

Support the Shelters Sweepstakes Gives Back

For one more week, you can vote for your favorite shelter or rescue from our growing network of 3,700 partners across the U.S. to win the $30,000 Grand Prize. Time is ticking, and the winner’s fate is in your hands! Head to to vote for your favorite shelter using one vote per valid email address. […]

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June 14th

The Year of the Dog Brings Good Luck to the 13th Annual BISSELL Blocktail Party

BISSELL Pet Foundation welcomed nearly 700 pet owners, animal enthusiasts, celebrities and sponsors at the 13th annual BISSELL Blocktail Party last Tuesday. This year, hundreds of pets strutted down the red carpet to interview with Larissa Wohl from Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family, while Instagram celebrity “The Dogist” snapped furry photos throughout the evening. 2018: […]

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May 9th

Empty the Shelters: Teamwork is the Dreamwork!

We are still pinching ourselves. 3,207 pets were adopted on May 5 making room for 3,207 pets in need to take their places in shelters and get a second chance. 6,414 lives saved in just one day! There is so much we want to share with you about our first national Empty the Shelters (ETS)! […]

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March 27th

Cathy Bissell featured on Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family

Recently, Cathy Bissell spent a fun-filled afternoon on the set of Hallmark Channel’s Home and Family show where she talked all things pets with hosts Debby, Mark, and Larissa. They were so welcoming and loved our mission of finding every pet a forever home. Here are some clips from the episode in case you missed […]

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