Issue 55: Autumn 2012

Fido Friendly Issue 55

Travel
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.

Community
20 FIDO Expo - There’s snow time like tongue time with our 50 best reader-submitted images.

Features
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.

Home
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.

Wellness
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.

From this issue

Recent Articles
  • Feature Giveaway

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    Anya Was Adopted!

    Photography by Randall Photography

    Rescue Arizona Humane Society

    The Arizona Humane Society (AHS) is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1957 by compassionate volunteers. Today, that volunteer force has grown to more than 1,900 animal lovers who, along with our staff, donors and community partners, are critical to our mission of rescuing, healing, adopting and...

  • There’s Diamonds in Them Hills!

    Fido at home in Arkansas

    Arkansas: The natural state

    By Greg Sims

    Known as a Mecca for all things outdoor, its no wonder sports enthusiasts, cyclists, kayakers, fishermen, campers and RVers travel to Arkansas. No need to leave Fido at home as he is welcome in the great outdoors, too!

    Lake Ouachita and DeGray Lake

    There are two notable lakes: Lake Ouachita and DeGray Lake, both great for fishing, boating and water...

  • An Oasis Within an Oasis

    The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician

    The Canyon Suites at the Phoenician spoils you and Fido.

    By Susan Sims, publisher

    Life just doesn’t get any better than this. The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician is on property with the large hotel, but is a world away in comfort and style. A true boutique hotel with private pool and staff where you are made to feel as if you are the only guests staying at the hotel and who are helpful without...

  • The 2015 Fido-Friendly Auto Buyer’s Guide

    Car trip with Fido

    Low fuel prices and improved safety means it’s time for Fido to hit the road.

    By Keith Turner

    The recent plunge in gas prices combined with new, highly efficient automotive engines are bound to fuel an increasing wanderlust among Fido-friendly families who enjoy hitting the nation’s roads with their four-legged friends.

    While new technologies in gasoline, hybrid and even fully electric engines...

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