By Amanda Ree Ringnalda
Harmony and optimum health are only achieved when we live in accordance with nature’s law of balance. We see evidence of this in our own lives when we eat, work or do anything in excess. That imbalance can throw us off in small and large ways. It affects body, mind and spirit and in no time, we start seeing the physical and mental results. Dogs are no different.
By Hayley Whitfield
Soaring up the mountainside in the Kandersteg-Sunnbuel Cable Car, Rosa and I greeted many local families going out for a popular weekend hike along the Gemmi Pass, with their dogs in tow. Because of course, in Switzerland, dogs are allowed to travel on all public transport – even the cable cars! With her paws back on the ground, Rosa took off up the trail towards Lake Dauben,...
In his own words.
Pet Parents Ryan Beauchesne and Laurence Dionne. Photos and costumes by Ryan Beauchesne
Who doesn’t love to see adorable pet videos and especially the videos of one of the most famous dogs of our time, Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund? Eight-year-old Crusoe took time out of his busy schedule from traveling and PAWtographing his book to visit with FIDO Friendly magazine and talk...
The Power of Pet Therapy in the Workplace
By Claudia Bensimoun
Ever wonder what pets do when they’re at the workplace? A typical day for Luna with Dr. Carlos J.Huerta, DMD, owner of The Dental Boutique in NYC, means snuggling with patients and enticing them to play fetch with her favorite toys while they wait, so that everyone is happy by the time they reach the treatment room. “Luna has become...
Road Trippin’ Along California’s Central Coast
California’s Central Coast is a Fido-friendly Mecca for fun in the sun.
By Wendy Lemlin
The day was sunny, the beach was wide, and everywhere he looked, Skipper the Travel Dog spied pups frolicking along the shore. When a bouncy brown and white guy ran up and dropped into the universal "invitation to play" position, Skipper happily accepted and...
Surf Dog Ricochet Changes Lives
This one-of-a-kind mentorship program matches veterans and kids for a day of paws-on healing through Ricochet’s canine-assisted surfing, paddling, playing and therapy.
By Judy Fridono
Ricochet traded her long board for a paddleboard as she took veterans with PTSD and kids with special needs from the battleground to the playground through her Waves of Empowerment...