November 30th

Happy National Mutt Day from the TurfMutt Foundation spokesdog, Mutt Mulligan (a.k.a. Mo-Mo)! National Mutt Day is celebrated twice a year – on July 31 and Dec. 2 – as a way to embrace, save and celebrate mixed breed dogs. We may be a little biased, but Mo-Mo is our favorite mixed breed dog. Mo-Mo, […]

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November 23rd

Pets are part of the family and are definitely something to be grateful for this holiday season. Especially during the pandemic, they offer companionship, joy and comfort. But it’s important to remember that not all Thanksgiving Day treats are safe for your pet. Here are some things to keep in mind to ensure you and […]

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November 20th

In this season of gratitude, The TurfMutt Foundation has some reminders about why we should add our living landscapes to our list of reasons to be thankful. Especially during the pandemic, we have gained an appreciation of the outdoors – including our own yards and community parks. Here are just 4 reasons to give thanks […]

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November 19th

Winter can be tough on people in the best of times, but it is particularly challenging during a global pandemic. Throughout the spring, summer and fall, the outdoors – including our yards, parks, and sports fields – were critical for buoying our mental well-being, physical health and enabling us to safely connect with others. For […]

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November 12th

The TurfMutt Foundation is always touting the benefits of nature – including the living landscapes found in our own backyards and neighborhood parks. For smokers trying to kick the habit, there’s even more reason to live near green space, according to recent research. Scientists at the University of Exeter Medical School in the UK discovered […]

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November 10th

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) one in three Americans don’t get the recommended seven hours of sleep each night. Poor sleep habits, compounded by excessive screen time during the pandemic especially, can increase the risk of developing obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke and mental health issues. But […]

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November 5th

National STEM/STEAM day is November 8. The TurfMutt Foundation encourages families to celebrate with Mutt Mulligan and the many environmental education resources available at TurfMutt.com. The website offers home-based activities, digital storybooks, lesson plans for families and teachers, and more. Best of all – all the lesson plans are free and STEM-aligned. More than 10 […]

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November 2nd

November is National Senior Pet Month and Adopt a Senior Pet Month. Remember the inspiring senior adoption story about Mama from last year’s Lucky’s Mutt Madness adoption event?   Mama was 10 years old when she was adopted. She was one of 15 furry friends who found their forever homes at the national adoption event. […]

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October 29th

Right now the safest place to spend time may be your personal green space – your yard. It can help your children de-stress, widen their play area, and build up knowledge in science and math. The benefits of getting kids (and adults) outside are widely researched. Here are 8 reasons why scientists say spending time […]

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