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FIDO Friendly Magazine 9th Annual Cross-country Pet Adoption Tour: Get Your Licks on Route 66®

It’s that time of year again where FIDO Friendly  along with Presenting Sponsor Petco Foundation, travel down the Mother Road, stopping at shelters along the way to support adoption events - Get Your Licks On Rt 66® 2017 is ON!

The cross-country pet adoption tour kicks off September 8 in Culver City, California at Petco and September 9th in Los Angeles at the LA Animal Services

The life-saving pet adoption tour kicks off September 8, 2017 in Culver City, California at Petco and September 9 come out to the LA Animal Shelter in Van Nuys, California to meet Emmy Award Winning TV host of the weekly CBS series Lucky DogBrandon McMillan,who will be filming his show and signing autographs.


Greg Sims, President FIDO Friendly, Actor Kristoff from The Young & The Restless, Actress and author Danica McKellar, CBS TV Host of Lucky Dog and Tour Spokesperson, Brandon McMillan, Susan Sims, Publisher FIDO Friendly.

In the first eight years, we have helped place over 9,000 pets in to new forever homes!  We bring our giant spinning wheel filled with prizes provided by our sponsors where a donation gives you a chance to win fabulous prizes and all proceeds go to the shelter at the end of the day.

Legends Car Rentals is providing us with a Sprinter to travel down America's Favorite Highway and Animal Radio is our media sponsor for the ninth year!

Thanks to our sponsors who have signed up thus far to help us save lives, one shelter at a time! Please visit their websites to see the great products they have to offer.

Presenting Sponsor

Petco Foundation


Media Sponsor

Animal Radio


Vehicle Sponsor

Legends Car Rentals

Campanion Sponsor



Advocate Sponsor


 Buddy Belts


Safety Sponsor



Community Sponsors

Tito’s Handmade Vodka

Plato Pet Treats


Zeus Dog Toys


Hands on Gloves




Lucy Pet Products

Spinning Wheel Sponsors



Fresh Scents

Pet Gift Box



Charlee Bear

John Paul Pet

Outward Hound

Handicapped Pets

The Emergency Tag

The Honest Kitchen



Shed Defender

Ruffit Dog Carriers USA

Crazy Dog

Rescue Remedy


Pet Play



EVENT LOCATIONS AND DATES – WE  HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE – Come Meet FIDO and help our mission to give every dog a home & leave NO dog behind!


September 8

Culver City, California


Event held 11-3


5347 S. Sepulveda Blvd.

Culver City, CA 90230


September 9

Van Nuys, California

Come out and meet tour spokesperson and TV Host of the weekly CBS series Lucky Dog,

Brandon McMillan who will be filming his show and signing autographs.


Event held 10-3

LA Animal Shelter

14409 Van Owen Street

Van Nuys, CA


September 13

Scottsdale, Arizona


Event held 1-5


8910 E. Talking Stick Way

Scottsdale, AZ


September 16

Albuquerque, New Mexico


Event held 10-3


3601 Old Airport Rd., NW

Albuquerque, NM


September 17

Santa Fe, New Mexico


Event held noon-4


2006 Cerillos Rd.

Santa Fe, NM


September 20

Lawton, Oklahoma


Event held noon-4

Lawton Animal Welfare

2104 SW 6th Street

Lawton, OK


September 23

Edmond, Oklahoma

Event held noon-4


324 S. Bryant Ave.

Edmond, OK


September 24

Tulsa, Oklahoma

Event held noon-4

Woodland Hills Mall

7021 S. Memorial Drive

Tulsa, OK


September 26

Joplin, Missouri

Event held noon-4

Golden Paw Rescue

2301 N Main St.

Joplin, MO 


September 28

Springfield, Missouri

Event held noon-4


Event held noon-4


3840 W. Washita

Springfield, MO


October 1

St. Louis, Missouri


Event held 10-3

Tiles Park

K-9 Carnival

9551 Litzinger Rd.

St. Louis, MO


October 7

Chicago, Illinois


Event held noon-4

Paws Chicago

1997 N. Clybourn Ave.

Chicago, IL


October 8

Springfield, Illinois


Event held noon-4


2721 Veterans Pkwy.

Springfield, IL


October 14

Kansas City, Missouri


Event held 2-6

Wayside Waifs

3901 Martha Truman Rd.

Kansas City, MO


October 15

Merriam, Kansas

Event held noon-4

Great Plains SPCA

5428 Antioch Dr.

Merriam, KS









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