Issue 64: Winter 2015

Fido Friendly Issue 64

Travel
24 Fido Fun in Fredericksburg, Texas.
Visit the town voted as the number one Best Place to Live in Texas.

28 Four Seasons Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Top Fido-Friendly Ski Resort 2015.

30 Traveling with an older dog
A senior dog can become a perfect travel companion as well as enrich life at home.

32 Washington County
Take a trip with Fido to the Lonestar State.

Community/Trends
11 My Business Has Gone to the Dogs
Meet Barbara Pietra, owner of Sidekick for Pets and learn how she manifests what she things about!

12 Contest Winners
Past winners and the loot they received 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.

20 FIDO Expo
A bonanza of tongue-wagging canines.

Features
34 Feature Giveaway
A shelter dog from The Rutland County Humane Society in Vermont is featured in a photo shoot surrounded by great products you have a chance to win!

36 COVER: Brandon McMillan
TV host of the weekly CBS series Lucky Dog is passionate about rescue.

42 Avalanche Dogs to the Rescue
Swiss icon Berry gets his own exhibition.

45 Finding Fido’s Inner Zen
Downward dog finds new meaning when Fido let’s go.

48 Timmy is not in the Well!
Join Jon Provost who played Timmy in the beloved Lassie series on a cruise.

50 Should you Leave Your Dog Alone in a Hotel Room?
One dog went missing never to be found.

52 Ebola and Dogs
One dog euthanized and one dog quarantined. What we have learned since the Ebola crisis.

54 Brush Those Canines
February is Pet Dental Health Month.

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

58 Bowser on a Budget
Bundle Up Your Pooch for Cozy Hotel Packages

60 He Yaps She Yaps
Playing tug-of-war: Doggie dos and don’ts.

61 Crate & Garden
Protect Your Furry Family Members from Winter’s Chill.

62 Adoption Story
Riley, the Canyon Puppy.

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

66 Psychology
Prescribe Dogs, not Drugs.

68 The Doc is In
I have a large dog, is he susceptible to wobbler syndrome?

82 The Backyard
Veterinary volunteers travel to help people and their pets.

From this issue

Issue 63: Fall 2014

Fido Friendly Issue 63

Travel
24 Top Eco-Friendly Resorts Where Fido Goes Green
Dog lovers today are committed to being environmentally aware.

27 Ski New Mexico
Take your powder hound with you and hit the slopes.

30 Snow King Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Fido-friendly guest rooms have no size, or breed restrictions.

32 Hotel del Coronado
Journey back in time to the Hotel del Coronado with Fido.

34 St. Louis, Missouri
This is an inspiring city to enjoy long romps and boat rides with Fido.

36 American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog
St. Louis’s AKC Museum of the Dog celebrates canines’ inner and outer beauty.

37 Doubletree Minneapolis
Chill out with Fido and order room service.

38 Stay on an island with Fido
Paradise Point is paradise for you and your dog.

Community/Trends
12 Contest Winners
Past winners and the loot they received 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.

20 FIDO Expo
A bonanza of tongue-wagging canines.

Features
40 25 Days of Gift Giving
Enter online by going to our Facebook page beginning December 1st through December 26th for your chance to win the prize of the day!

42 Feature Giveaway
A shelter dog from the Idaho Humane Society is featured in a photo shoot surrounded by great products you have a chance to win!

44 COVER: Danica McKellar
Official spokespeson for Get Your Licks on Route 66®

46 Get Your Licks on Route 66®
Sixth annual pet adoption tour traveling from Los Angles to Chicago with a mission to help save lives.

48 Fido Finds Bliss at Paradise Pet Lodge
It’s a dog’s life at this boarding and grooming center in Woodinville, Washington.

50 About A Boy And His Dog
Star of About a Boy speaks about acting and his furry companion.

52 Natural dogs are healthy, naturally!
Naturopaths say raw meat diet and situation specific supplements key to canine health.

54 Fall Gourmet Adventures with Fido
Author and her faithful Cretan hound discover four fab gourmet adventures where Fido can come too!

56 Pet Hospice
Animals receive tender loving care before crossing Rainbow Bridge.

Home
57 Table For Two Tuna Fish-Cakes
You and Fido can share this home cooked meal and bring in the warmth during the Fall cooling.

58 Crate & Garden
From our vault! Preparing your garden for a quiet winter.

60 He Yaps/She Yaps
How to change the name of your adopted shelter dog.

61 Bowser on a Budget
Seasonal hotel packages mean a Fido-friendly Fall.

62 Adoption Story
Ace has taught his new family to slow down and smell the flowers.

64 50+: Celebrating Life with Fido at Fifty-Plus
Fall Foliage and Festivals.

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

66 Psychology
A Dog’s Guide to “Stay” in a Relationship.

68 The Doc is In
The most common fatty tumors, lipomas, are benign and usually not cause for concern.

82 The Backyard
RICOCHET: Riding a Wave of Hope with the Dog Who Inspires Millions.

From this issue

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.

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