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Safety Tips: Dogs and Cats in Cold Weather
Here are some tips on how to keep your furry companions safe outdoors.
Dog and Cat Weight Management
Keep your pet healthy with these weight management suggestions from Dr. Patrick Miles, DVM.  
Why Should I microchip My Pet?
Veterinarian explains the benefits of microchips and how they can help your pets if they ever get lost.
9 Ways to Make Sure Your Home Doesn’t Smell like Cat
If it wasn’t for the cat, no one will know there’s a cat in the house. Everything you need to do to keep your home clean and smelling fresh. Cats — we love them like family, but let’s face it:...
What to Do If Your Dog Has Separation Anxiety
Is WFH over and you are heading back to the office? Kids out of the house and back to school? Is your dog disruptive or destructive when left alone? Do they urinate, defecate, bark, howl, chew, dig or try to...
Finding the Right Bowl for Your Pet
There are hundreds of food and water bowls on the market. Stainless steel, plastic, silicone, ceramic, stoneware, bamboo, non-skid, slow-feeding, non-spill, and even automated ones. With so many options out there, how do you know which is best for your...
Microchips Are a Must! Is Your Pet’s Chip Registered?
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 home. There is always going to be that one time the pet sneaks out—even for...
How to Keep Your Cat Hydrated
It’s an issue that’s all too common in the summer months for dogs: you’re spending a carefree afternoon at the dog park or the beach when you notice that your canine friend is suddenly panting a little too much or...
What Does a Good Dog Meeting Look Like?
  Just like shaking someone's hand when you first meet, dogs have a way of greeting each other. It's important to recognize your pup's body language during interactions with other dogs to know what they are comfortable with.
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...
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...
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.
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.