Help Us Empty the Shelters Dec. 6-11!

Adoption fees reduced to $25 for dogs and $0 for cats 5 months and older Dec. 6-11 thanks to BISSELL Pet Foundation

To help more pets find loving homes for the holidays, the Kentucky Humane Society (KHS)  joining BISSELL Pet Foundation’s national “Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope” adoption event.

December 6-11, 2021, KHS is lowering adoption fees to just $25 for dogs five months and older and $0 for cats five months and older. Adopters are responsible for paying applicable licensing fees, and donations are gratefully accepted. These adoption fees are valid at the KHS East Campus at 1000 Lyndon Lane and the KHS Sam Swope Pet Treatment & Lifesaving Center (Main Campus) at 241 Steedly Drive. Cats at Purrfect Day Café are excluded from this special. Visit www.kyhumane.org to view adoptable pets.

During each nationwide Empty the Shelters event, BISSELL Pet Foundation sponsors reduced adoption fees of $25 or less per dog or cat. This event will be hosted in more than 200 shelters in 40 states, including KHS.

“We are always so grateful to be part of Bissell’s Empty the Shelters events,” said Robin Vincent, KHS’ Shelter Operations Director. “It’s especially important at this time of year to help more animals find loving homes in time for the holidays and make room at KHS for another needy pet.”

The “Empty the Shelters” event s began in 2016 as an effort to encourage more families to adopt a pet into their home. Nearly 68,000 pets have found adoptive homes through this reduced-fee adoption event. Since its inception, BISSELL Pet Foundation has expanded its “Empty the Shelters” reach to organizations in 45 states and Canada, partnering with a total of 443 animal welfare organizations.

“Shelters are overcrowded and in desperate need of support due to slowed adoption rates and increased length of stay for pets,” said Cathy Bissell, Founder of BISSELL Pet Foundation. “With so many people seeking to add pets to their family around this time of year, our ‘Empty the Shelters – Holiday Hope’ event is the perfect opportunity to make a difference in your community by saving a life and creating space to give another homeless pet a chance.”

About BISSELL Pet Foundation:

BISSELL Pet Foundation is a charitable 501©(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to help reduce the number of animals in shelters through pet adoption, spay/neuter programs, microchipping and emergency support. Founded in 2011 by Cathy Bissell, BPF is an extension of her long-standing love for animals and commitment to their welfare. BPF has since partnered with more than 5,300 shelters and rescues across the U.S. and Canada to help pets find loving homes. The foundation is supported by generous donors and BISSELL Homecare, Inc where every purchase saves pets. To learn more, visit www.bissellpetfoundation.org.

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