May 6th

Our backyards have taken on a greater importance in our lives since the COVID-19 pandemic. Yards, parks and other green spaces are the safe places for socializing, playtime and recreation. Just about anything you can do indoors – working, cooking, reading, exercising – can be done outside. And that’s why so many people are “backyarding” […]

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May 5th

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Happy National Pet Week

  We are mid-way through National Pet Week, which is sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). It’s a time set aside to celebrate the ways that pets enrich our lives and encourage responsible pet care every day of the year. There are so many ways that pets enhance our lives. Here are just […]

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April 27th

We’re in the final days of voting for the first round of the American Humane Hero Dog Awards. The TurfMutt Foundation’s spokesdog, Mo-Mo, is in the running for the shelter dog category. Cast your vote here. (You can vote for Mo-Mo once a day until May 6 at 12 p.m. PT.) Here is an excerpt […]

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April 26th

Did you know that this Friday is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day? It is celebrated each year on April 30 to raise awareness for the millions of shelter pets in need of a loving home. According to the ASPCA, about 6.5 million pets enter US shelters each year – about 3.3 million dogs and […]

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April 22nd

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VIDEO: Happy Earth Day!

Happy Earth Day from all of us at the TurfMutt Foundation. Please check out this video message from Kris Kiser, President & CEO of the Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) and the TurfMutt Foundation, and TurfMutt’s spokesdog, Mo-Mo. To learn more about how to backyard more for your sake and the planet’s, go to TurfMutt.com.

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April 20th

Earth Day is on April 22, but you can celebrate at any time in your own backyard with tips from the TurfMutt Foundation. Being a backyarder is a great way to celebrate Mother Nature. Get outside, mow your lawn, trim the bushes, and plant a butterfly bush. By becoming  a steward of your yard, you […]

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April 15th

What once only happened indoors now happens outdoors. From office work to working out, from eating to entertaining, if these activities were once usually held inside a home or office, they are now being brought to the great outdoors. Simply think back over the last year and recount the number of times your backyard has […]

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April 13th

Did you know that 75% of the world’s flowering plants depend on pollinators to reproduce? Or that about one in every three bites of food we eat exists because of pollinators? You can help the butterflies, bees, bats, hummingbirds and other pollinators by choosing to plant flowering plants that support them this spring. Backyards, school […]

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April 8th

TurfMutt’s spokesdog, Mo-Mo, has been nominated for the American Humane Hero Dog Awards in the shelter dog category. We need your help to get her to the final round! Will you vote for Mo-Mo? Cast your vote here. (You can vote for Mo-Mo once a day until May 6 at 12 p.m. PT.) Here’s an […]

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