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BISSELL Pet Foundation, a national animal welfare organization dedicated to ending pet homelessness, is bringing hope to the nation’s shelter pets this holiday season with its “Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope” adoption event Dec. 1 – 17.

BISSELL Pet Foundation’s “Empty the Shelters" event is the largest funded adoption event in the country. This lifesaving event began in 2016 with a goal of encouraging more families to choose adoption. Nearly 204,217 pets have found loving homes since its inception. “Empty the Shelters" is BISSELL Pet Foundation’s largest program, partnering with 730 animal welfare organizations in 49 states and Canada to reduce adoption fees.

To Adopt:

  1. Scroll through the online list of available pets here

  2. Look around to find one (or more) who seem like a good match

  3. Complete the online Adoption Application

  4. If you haven’t already, visit us in Folsom to meet your new (potential) best friend

  5. Have a chat with one of our staff members or volunteers

  6. If all goes well, sign an Adoption Agreement and pay the adoption fee

  7. Take your new family member home!

BISSELL Pet Foundation and Big Sky CARES urge families to do their research about the pet they are interested in adopting and that pet adoption is a lifetime commitment, and just for the holidays.

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