27 Day Trip - Crystal Mountain
Outdoor enthusiasts and dog explorers will delight in this Fido-friendly escape.
28 San Antonio
A River Walk with treats at every turn.
30 MS Gulf Coast
Ramblin, gambling and rockin on the playground of the south.
33 Pet Relocation
Confused about pet travel rules? View the Q&A from PetRelocation.com.
34 Chesterfield Palm Beach
Lapping it up—Palm Beach style
12 My Business Has Gone to the Dogs.
Snuggle up with owner Bob Thorne to find out what keeps the heart beating at his company.
14 Leave No Dog Offline Follow our Facebook
Fido fun and become a tail-wagging tweet.
16 Book Reviews Beg excerpts and new book by Victoria Stilwell.
18 FIDO Expo A bonanza of tongue-toting canines.
20 The Parlor From Puparazzi to Crossword Fun, buried treasures await.
36 Feature Giveaway
Two adorable adoptable pups surrounded by prizes for one lucky winner!
38 Katherine Heigl
Actress and animal activist is an active advocate for animals in need.
42 Joplin: Two Years Later
Pets are still being reunited with their owners by the selfless acts of strangers.
48 Lady Long Rider
Finishing up a six thousand mile ride with Claire dog.
50 Car Buying Guide
Buying a car with Fido in mind.
53 Travel Accessory Guide
Hitting the road? Check out these cool products.
54 History of the Traveling Shi h Tzu
Photo essay and travel tails of this treasured pet.
57 Table For Two Banana pup cakes.
58 Crate & Garden Ready or not spring gardens have sprung!
60 He Yaps/She Yaps Different strokes for different folks but our dog trainers agree on exercising with Fido: slow and steady wins the race.
61 Bowser on a Budget Shoulder season equals spring discounts.
62 Adoption Story A year in the making to find Tyrus his new forever home.
64 Petfinder I’ve adopted: now what?
67 The Glossary Veterinarian-to-English dictionary.
68 Psychology Can you love your dog too much?
70 Diet/Nutrition Does one food fit all or do different breeds require designer diets?
72 The Doc is In Getting to the heart of heartworm disease.
82 The Backyard There’s an app for that!
From this issue
25 Top Ski Resorts Where Powder Hounds Unite!
Take Fido for a winter retreat where he can kick up his heels while you slide around on yours.
30 Trump Chicago
19th floor river and lake views to a thrill.
33 FIreSky Resort & Spa The Mediterranean inspired resort has Fido and canine companion begging for more.
36 Loving Las Cruces
Where else can you find Chile, history and ghosts?
38 Florida or Bust
Sunny Isles is a relaxing chic alternative to Miami.
22 FIDO Expo
There’s snow time like tongue time with our 50 best reader-submitted images.
40 25 Days of Gift Giving
You may be a lucky winner in our December gift giving calendar contest.
This musical duo impresses Broadway.
46 Star of the Show
Join Lady Long Rider and sidekick Claire dog as they ride their horses, yes they BOTH have horses, in to the hearts of all those they meet.
An up close, personal, and intimate look at the annual Garden show..
54 History in the Making
Petfinder has long been the leader in helping to place pets in to new forever homes.
57 Table For Two Munch on holiday noshers with Fido.
58 Crate & Garden P. Allen Smith along with Smudge and Squeak prepare for winter.
60 He Yaps/She Yaps Our trainers weigh in on keeping both you and Fido safe and sane during the holiday season.
61 Bowser on a Budget Fido-friendly finds that will leave you waggin for more.
62 Adoption Story FIDO Friendly’s very own Elise Phillips Margulis, talks about ‘a thing of Beauty is a joy forever.’
Wellness 65 The Glossary Veterinarian-to-English dictionary.
66 Psychology Is your dog your fur-child and is that ok?
68 Diet/Nutrition Don’t skimp on feeding Fido a healthy and nutritious meal.
70 The Doc is In The skinny on raw feeding for Fido.
82 The Backyard One brown dog inspired the Brown Dog Foundation where help is on the way to bridge the financial gap in a medical crisis.
From this issue
24 Dog Spa - Relax at this new resort that caters to canines and their people.
26 Ara & Spirit - Taking stock in the ‘real world.’
28 Vail Beaver - Four season resort welcomes Fido.
30 The Dog Days of Destin - It’s a Florida dog’s life.
32 Sundance Resort - Robert Redford got it right.
34 Ruffin it in Roanoke - Black Dog Salvage and walks along the river is just the start.
20 FIDO Expo - There’s snow time like tongue time with our 50 best reader-submitted images.
38 Feature Giveaway - Shelter dog Niles has been adopted but prizes are yet to be won.
40 Food Tasters - It makes sense for Fido to sample food heading for the masses, but his own private play yard?
42 Sparkles the Fire Safety Dog - How one dog started a fire-safety revolution and taught kids the importance of “roll over.”
44 Avalanche Dogs - Buried alive and wet noses to the rescue.
48 Sustainable Living - You know you want to “go green” with Fido and we will show you how.
50 Surf’s Up, Doggies (and Goats)! - Dog packs and a pair of goats are taming the mighty Pacific Ocean.
52 Get Your Licks on Route 66 - Animal Planet’s Victoria Stilwell from ‘It’s me or the dog’ talks about her role as official spokesperson for the 4th annual month long pet adoption tour: Get Your Licks on Route 66.
57 Table For Two - Check out this recipe that will be sure to make Fido sit and beg for more.
58 Crate & Garden - P. Allen Smith creates the perfect outdoor space for his dogs Smudge and Squeek.
60 Adoption Story - Rescue London will steal your heart.
62 He Yaps/She Yaps - Don’t get those leashes wrapped around your ankles. Tips on walking more then one dog at the same time.
63 Bowser on a Budget - Good season to save on travel.
65 The Glossary - Veterinarian-to-English dictionary.
66 Psychology - Leashes and Lovers - Best furry friend trumps newbie.
68 Diet/Nutrition - Scoop on poop.
70 The Doc is In - He ate what? Interesting items surface a year later, even our publisher’s dog Jake solved the puzzle of the missing rubber ducky.
82 The Backyard - People making a difference in our own backyard. Let a smile be your umbrella.