Issue 56: Winter 2012

Fido Friendly Issue 56

Travel
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.

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

Features
40 25 Days of Gift Giving
You may be a lucky winner in our December gift giving calendar contest.
42 ANNIE
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.
52 Westminster
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.

Home
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

Recent Articles
  • West Tennessee

    historic Collierville offers vintage memories and sentimental tradition.

    Step Back in Time

    It’s easy to see why Collierville was selected by Parade Magazine as the 2014 “America’s Best Main Street” winner.

    By Susan Sims, Publisher

    Located just east of Memphis, nestled in the heart of Tennessee’s Delta, historic Collierville offers vintage memories and sentimental tradition. It’s also a great walking town for you and Fido with shops welcoming furry visitors with...

  • Waldorf Astoria Park City Utah

    Waldorf Astoria Park City Utah

    Powder Hounds Unite!

    Waldorf Astoria Park City named number one Fido-friendly ski resort 2015.

    By Susan Sims, Publisher

    Ski vacations often meant leaving Fido behind at a boarding facility or with a pet sitter, friends or relatives. Fast-forward to today and more options are available than ever before where Fido can tag along, just like any other family member.

    Located at the base of Canyons...

  • 25 Days of Gift Giving

    2015 25 Days of Gift Giving

    On the first day of gift giving my human gave to me! The pupular 25 days of gift giving is back, where one lucky pup wins a prize each day of December! It’s easy to enter and luck of the draw if you win. Go to facebook.com/FIDOFriendlyMagazine and enter daily for your chance to win one of these Fido FABulous prizes!

  • Anti-Poaching Dogs

    Lions drinking from local water hole

    Ending Trophy Hunting

    The brutal and illegal slaughter of Cecil, Hwange National Park’s most beloved lion, by Dr. Walter Palmer, a Minneapolis dentist, has fueled an international outcry against trophy hunting and, for the most part, all wildlife hunting.

    Story by Claudia Bensimoun

    In an era of wildlife extinction with large-scale rhino poaching and canned lion hunting, conservation should be...

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