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See Something, Do Something: More States Make Laws to Save Dogs from Hot Cars
See Something, Do Something: More States Make Laws to Save Dogs from Hot Cars 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...
Every spay and neuter makes a difference. These stories from BPF’s Partners are perfect examples!
Harmony Hearts for Hope recently received a BISSELL Pet Foundation Partners Grant allowing the organization to spay and neuter 62 dogs to prevent future pet homelessness. During that time, Hearts of Hope was able to save Harmony, a stray who...
How We Keep Pet Hair + Messes to a Minimum
We sent Kim and Scott Vargo of ‘Yellow Brick Home’ our ICONpet™ Cordless Vacuum for free in exchange for their honest review of our product. Here’s what they had to say. We’re a BISSELL® family. By now, you’ve heard us talk about...
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...
Dogs in Hot Cars. Know Your State’s Laws. 2 minute read
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...
Tips to Keep Your Pet Happy and Healthy This Summer
Summer days are long and fun. The sun is out, outdoor activities are in full swing, and if your family has pets, your dogs are most likely tagging along with you.  Since dogs can’t tell us when they are uncomfortable,...
Smile! How to Tell Your Dog is Happy
While we can’t teach you how to speak dog, we can help you understand which behaviors and body language signals could indicate your pup is happy and content, as well as signs that something could be wrong. Of course all...
What to Do If Your Dog Has Separation Anxiety
Is your dog disruptive or destructive when left alone? Do they urinate, defecate, bark, howl, chew, dig or try to escape every time you leave the house? Although these problems often indicate that a dog needs training, they can also...
How to Make Nail Trimming a Breeze
Does trimming your pet’s nails feel like a wrestling match? Do you feel like you need to outsource the job to your vet or groomer in order to avoid the trauma? We’ve got good news — nail trims don’t have...
Signs your cat is happy
Anyone who’s ever had a cat will agree: they’re funny creatures. One minute they’re rubbing up against you, the next they’re hiding in the closet. They love to snuggle, but only on their terms. And they seem to want the...
How To Care For A Senior Dog - For Dogs 8+ Years Old
This video will give you some tips about how to care for a senior dog.
How to Trim Your Dog's Nails at Home 🐶 STEP BY STEP WITH TIPS
How to trim your dog's nails at home step-by-step guide.
Why Should I microchip My Pet?
Veterinarian explains the benefits of microchips and how they can help your pets if they ever get lost.
Caring for your cat - keeping indoor cats happy
There are lots of things you can do to keep your indoor cats happy and avoid health and behavior issues.
Which plants are poisonous to pets?
During Easter and springtime gardening, many people will unknowingly expose their pets to hazardous plants.
Safety Tips: Dogs and Cats in Cold Weather
Here are some tips on how to keep your furry companions safe outdoors.
Pet Safety for the Big Game
Every February, countless sports fans gather in front of their televisions, ready for the year’s biggest football game. During this time, when attention is focused on touchdowns, cheers, commercials and snacks, pets can get into all kinds of things they...
Counter Surfing Prevention (For Cats Too!)
You put food on the kitchen counter and turn your back for a few minutes. Moments later, the food has vanished and your pet is standing next to the counter. She looks innocent enough, but she’s licking her lips. Has...
Safe Treats and Dangerous Treats For Your Dog
Not all treats are safe for your dog. In fact, some doggy treats are dangerous.
Bathing 101: Make Bath Time Easier, Faster and Neater
Most dogs would rather skip bath time, but bathing plays an important role in the health of your dog’s coat and skin, helping to keep your dog clean and free of dirt and parasites. And of course, there’s the added...
Tips for Prepping Your Home Before You Rescue a Cat or Dog
Before you head to rescue a cat or dog you need to prep your home.