Issue 70: Fall/Winter 2016

Fido Friendly Issue 70

Travel
20 Top Fido-friendly Ski Resort
Whistler’s Evolution is consistently ranked in the Top 10 hotels on TripAdvisor to stay and play while visiting the Whistler area.

22 Festive Fido
Discover ten festive season trips that you can experience with your best pal. 28 Tampas’s Star Has Risen
From its New Riverwalk to Taprooms to Elite Hotels, Tampa Loves Dogs.

32 Reno
On your way to South Lake Tahoe visit Reno, a hidden gem.

34 Tropical Dog
Just a girl and her dog, traveling around the world. This issue: Fall in Bordeaux with a dog.

36 Adventures in Petsitting
This author combines her passion for dogs and travel by Petsitting. This issue: A duo of dogs make the perfect Christmas companions in Botswana.

Community/Trends
11 Contest Winners
Past winners and the loot they received from sponsors in FIDO Friendly contests!

12 Leave No Dog O ine
Follow our twitter and Facebook Fido fun.

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

18 FIDO Expo
A bonanza of tongue-wagging canines.

Features
38 25 Days of Gift Giving
Tis the season to win a gift a day online during December.

40 Feature Giveaway
Meet Gila fostered by the Northeast Boston Terrier Rescue and surrounded by prizes you could win.

42 Pumpkin the Raccoon
Orphaned Pumpkin found her new forever home in the Bahamas with dogs.

45 Fashion Veggie
Vegan Fashionista living with compassion.

48 Vets and Service Dogs
American Humane aims to address obstacles in public access to Vets with Service Dogs.

Home
50 He Yaps She Yaps
Tips when traveling with Fido by car.

51 Bowser on a Budget
Winter dog travel is cool.

52 Crate & Garden
Taking care of outdoor equipment during the winter months.

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

54 The Docisin
New screening for kidney disease.

70 The Backyard
Lindy’s Bakery, people making a difference.

Galleria
69 Holiday Gift Guide

From this issue

Recent Articles
  • Unique Discoveries

    Virginia City, Nevada.

    In Reno and South Lake Tahoe

    By Nicholas Sveslosky, Editor

    Reno, Nevada is a hidden gem. With direct flights from major cities offered by Alaska Airlines and with Fido allowed to join you on the flight, Reno is now within barking distance for those wishing to travel with their dogs. Many that come into Reno may continue on to South Lake Tahoe for their final destination, but there are a few...

  • FIDO Friendly Top Ski Resort Destination

    Whistler, Evolution Hotel

    Whistler, Evolution Hotel

    By Nicholas Sveslosky, Editor

    FIDO Friendly magazine has chose one of the top winter destinations for all you powder hounds out there. Evolution Hotel is nestled in Whistler’s Creekside Village and the hotel puts you within walking distance of the Creekside Gondola. At the end of the day, relax and melt away any of those sore muscles at the hotel’s outdoor heated pool,...

  • Molly Tuttle—A Kind and Conscientious Fashion Blogger

    Molly with her 3 rescue hounds Buster, Banksie, and Gia.

    A documentary inspired a total life change and the creation of a unique blog.

    By Penny Eims

    Molly Tuttle’s Popular Blog, Fashionveggie, something that she refers to as her "passion project," was not a well-planned out venture. Instead, she tells FIDO Friendly that it was a "very impulsive move." The blog, which includes fashion, books, travel and more, came to be after Tuttle watched a...

  • Pumpkin the Adorable Bandit Dog

    Pumkin, a raccon, and his dog buddy Oreo

    Pumpkin, Oreo and Toffee are three unlikely friends, with an incredible bond.

    By Penny Eims

    Pumpkin may very well be the cutest “bandit” dog that you have ever seen. Okay, perhaps not a dog of the canine sort, but shh, don’t tell her. In 2014, when Pumpkin was just a month old, she fell from a tree during a Bahamian windstorm - the fall resulted in a broken leg and ultimately, the loss of her...