Issue 62: Summer 2014

Fido Friendly Issue 62

Travel
21 Hit the RV road with Fido.
Find out what all the barking is about at the San Francisco North/Petaluma KOA.

22 Loews Coronado Bay Resort
Loews Coronado is one of the most San Diego Fido-friendly hotels around, and you’ll realize it from the moment you and your pet check in.

24 The Inn at Rancho Santa Fe
Take your time and stop at any one of the scattered Adirondack chairs to star gaze with your best bud.

26 Healdsburg
Enjoy the days of whine and wet noses in this Northern Californian town.

28 The Boise Riverside Hotel
Your well-equipped Fido-friendly room includes a river view that opens up to the Boise River Greenbelt.

30 Salinas
Home of a legend, Steinbeck country offers plenty for you and Fido to explore.

33 Mountains and Music Make Floyd a Hit
The Floyd County winery proves that this part of southwest Virginia is for lovers and dog-lovers.

34 Set Sail in St. Augustine
Fido is welcome to hoof, sail or ride along while exploring the cobbled streets and waterways of this former Spanish colony.

36 Dog Days of Summer in Santa Barbara
Look no further than Fido-friendly Santa Barbara for challenging hikes, and off-leash beaches.

38 Wellness at Red Rock
Resort guests can bring their dogs, or bond with those at a local animal shelter.

40 Sanibal
Take refuge in nature’s splendor with Fido by your side.

42 Traveling With Fido In Thailand
An adventure awaits the intrepid traveler both human and canine alike.

45 Poochies in Princeton
World-class shopping, dining, and dog parks all in a few miles radius make for a wonderful destination!

Community/Trends
11 My Business Has Gone to the Dogs
Vintage Doors has Fido in mind when designing pet doors and pet gates.

12 Contest Winners
See some of the recent winners and their loot from FIDO Friendly contests!

14 Leave No Dog Offline
Follow our Twitter and Facebook Fido fun.

16 FIDO Fun Zone
From Puparazzi to Crossword Fun, buried treasures await.

18 FIDO Expo A bonanza of tongue-wagging canines.

Features
46 Feature Giveaway
A rescue dog is featured in a photo shoot at Cottages and Lofts at the Boat Basin on Nantucket surrounded by products you have a chance to win!

48 Cover: From Russia with Love
Traveling across the world for competitions, Winter Olympian Gus Kenworthy has never forgotton the importance of giving back.

52 Alternative healing with Reiki
Angelic Reiki may be just what the alternative doctor ordered when it comes to treating Fido.

54 The Benefits of Canine Retreats
Dogs need a vacation from the human world, a place where they can be free from the leash and be their doggy selves.

56 Learn to bike with your dog
Biking can be an extremely enjoyable activity for both dog and owner when the right precautions are taken.

58 Fido weight-loss reveal
Three pudgy pets took our weight loss challenge and we have the skinny on their results.

Home
60 Table For Two
Home cooking is one of the most meaningful ways to show your love for Fido.

61 50+: Celebrating Life with Fido at Fifty-Plus
Nothing cleanses the soul more than a day of hiking in an ancient forest with only yourself and your best four-legged friend as company.

62 Crate & Garden
Imagine the difference a quality door or gate can make for you and your dog.

64 He Yaps/She Yaps
Our two experts reveal different techniques for curtailing lovable licking that has turned in to a nuisance.

65 Bowser on a Budget
Summer Fido fun heats up at beach destinations.

66 Adoption Story
A stray dog, picked up from a busy roadway, waited for months to find a home and you won’t believe the miracle that took place landing him in the arms of his loving owner.

Wellness/Living
67 The Glossary
Veterinarian-to-English dictionary.

68 Psychology
When you’ve had a bad day, your dog can sense your fatigue and apprehension.

82 The Backyard
Clarissa Black, an animal trainer, founded Pets for Vets, an organization that visits veterans suffering from PTSD and other conditions.

From this issue

Issue 61: Spring 2014

Fido Friendly Issue 61

Travel
21 Spring Break
Fido deserves to let loose at ‘pupular’ spring break destinations.

22 The Kona Kai Resort
This San Diego jewel offers water sports and casually elegant dining on private waterfront.

24 Norfolk, Virginia
Virginia is for dog lovers and Norfolk welcome the entire pack.

26 Wisconsin
The Great River Road rises up to meet you and your furry companion.

28 Namibia
Brave dogs protect important flocks in Africa.

30 Ohio is the Bowser State
State Parks offer adventure for the entire family.

32 Paso Robles
Wineries and restaurants where you and Fido can whine and dine!

34 Door County
Hiking trails and miles of pet-friendly beaches surround the peninsula.

Community/Trends
11 My Business Has Gone to the Dogs
Canine Covers keeps your cars interior clean and so much more.

12 Contest Winners
See some of the recent winners and their loot from FIDO Friendly contests.

14 Leave No Dog Offline
Follow our Twitter and Facebook Fido fun.

16 FIDO Fun Zone
From Puparazzi to Crossword Fun, buried treasures await.

18 FIDO Expo
A bonanza of tongue-wagging canines.

Features
38 Feature Giveaway
Two rescue dogs are featured in a photo shoot at Maumee Bay, Ohio surrounded by products that you have a chance to win!

40 Cover: One Million Pibble March on Washington DC
Rebecca Corry and her Stand Up For Pits foundation hopes to create an understanding of the Pit Bull breed and end BSL forever with her historic march on Washington DC.

44 Mutt Everest
Joanne Lefson with rescue dog, Rupee, scale the heights to bring awareness to the importance of adoption.

48 Healing While Paying it Forward
The John & Schoep effect—how one pay it forward event has changed lives forever.

50 Separation Anxiety
Does your home include a nervous Nellie? There is hope and ways to cope.

52 Hiking with Your Dog
Helpful hints on keeping Fido happy and active in the great outdoors.

54 Car Buying Guide with Fido in Mind
Got the need for speed? Check out the 2014 models where Fido can ride in style!

Home
57 Table For Two Chicken & Banana Bars
This savory dish can be cut into slices sized appropriately for your dog.

58 Crate & Garden
Don’t dig your dog digging your garden? Read helpful hints here.

60 He Yaps/She Yaps
Best advice on introducing Fido to a toddler.

61 Bowser on a Budget
Time to stop and smell the flowers with these spring savings for Fido-friendly travel.

62 Adoption Story
One photographer saw the beauty of the Landfill Dogs and helped find forever homes for these overlooked souls.

64 50+ with Fido
Baby boomers unite for fun and good advice.

Wellness/Living
65 The Glossary
Veterinarian-to-English dictionary.

66 Psychology
Do you love yourself as much as your dog loves you?

68 The Doc is In
Leptospirosis is one of the most widespread and prevalent zoonotic diseases worldwide.

70 Diet/Nutrition
New recipes filled with natural goodness.

82 The Backyard
Jim Cotsana spent 26 years as an Operations Officer and Senior Executive with the Central Intelligence Agency and traveled and lived all over the world. Learn about his second career in volunteering for the SPCA.

From this issue

Issue 60: Winter 2014

Fido Friendly Issue 60

Travel
20 2013 Top Fido-Friendly Ski Resort
The beautiful and peaceful Vail Cascade is an all-season adventure resort for the entire family.

22 Yapping it up in a Yurt
Explore wine country Colorado and stay in a Fido-friendly Yurt.

24 Madison Wisconsin
Time flies when you’re having Madison fun.

26 June Lake, California
The Double Eagle Resort and Spa is often referred to as “The Switzerland Of California.”

28 12 Stays of Christmas
If your four-legged pal is dreaming of a White Christmas, pack a pooch pack and head off to the snowy slopes all over the world.

32 Fido on the Ferry
All aboard the ferry to Newfoundland with Fido.

34 Out of Africa and Into Switzerland Join in the ski and safari fun at these pet-friendly destinations.

Community/Trends
8 Book Preview
Pukka’s Promise.

11 My Business Has Gone to the Dogs
Jared Katz from Coupaw has all the right deals.

12 Winning Essay on Adopting Fido
Meet Stephanie Vance who won our writing contest about how her rescue dog, Ozzie, changed her life.

14 FIDO Expo
A bonanza of tongue-toting canines.

16 Book Review
Autism and dogs as therapy.

17 Leave No Dog Offline
Follow our Facebook Fido fun and listen to the birdie tweets.

18 FIDO Fun Zone
From Puparazzi to Crossword Fun, buried treasures await.

Features
38 Feature Giveaway
The Surfsand Resort in Cannon Beach, Oregon, rolls out a Fido-friendly room where a rescue dog from Clatsop County Animal Shelter has a photo shoot surrounded by products you can win.

40 Cover: Daytime Dudes
Meet three cast members from The Young & The Restless and learn how their dogs impact their lives.

46 Winter Exercise Solutions
Don’t let snow and rain ruin your Fido-fun. Check out these in-door games and mood altering lights.

48 Lady Long Rider
Night of the Wild Stallion is the final installment from the tenacious Bernice Ende who rides her horse thousands of miles each year with her dog Claire by her side.

50 February is Pet Dental Health Month
Practical advice on the importance of dental hygiene for your dog.

52 Special: The Doc Is In
Pet obesity on the rise and four dogs taking the weight loss challenge.

Home
59 Table For Two
Consider salmon a healthy whole food meal as a special treat.

60 Crate & Garden
Tis the season for muddy paws and tips on keeping the outdoors out!

62 He Yaps/She Yaps
Leash aggression and trainer tips to combat the situation.

63 Bowser on a Budget
Winter prices fall with temperatures.

64 Adoption Story
Duncan lost two legs but gained his new forever home.

Wellness/Living
67 The Glossary
Veterinarian-to-English dictionary.

68 Psychology
Where to find your dog-loving mate.

70 Diet/Nutrition
New Year—Happier, Healthier Fido.

82 The Backyard
Harley Helman was just nine years old when she started a grassroots campaign to bring creature comforts to homeless pets.

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