May 18th

Summer is almost here, and it’s time for pandemic-weary homeowners to ready yards and landscapes for backyarding. Yes, backyarding is a word – and one that we all need right now. The pandemic thrust us into a new reality, and the backyard has a starring role. With a year of limitations on where we go, […]

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May 14th

Are you selling your home this summer? The all-important curb appeal is about more than just the first impression a property makes. Since we’ve all been spending more time at home and in the safe space of our backyards, people intimately understand the value of the yard as a place for children and pets to […]

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May 13th

The May issue of Mutt Mail has just been issued, and if you’re not signed up yet, you’re missing out! The monthly eNewsletter includes useful information about how to backyard more like Mutt Mulligan the TurfMutt. There are feature stories, facts and stats about our living landscapes, pet tips and profiles, fun photos and much, […]

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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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