Issue 38: Jul/Aug 2009

Fido Friendly Issue 38

Bark is the New BlackFido-friendly fashions at FITNY.
Pet Fashion WeekOnce again, proving to be ahead of the pack.
Bowser on a BudgetEasy ways to s-t-r-e-t-c-h your budget without shortchanging Fido.
Patient Heal ThyselfStem cell therapy can help improve the quality of life for animals.
Can You Hear Me Now?Communicating with your canine.
Healing TouchProgram helps animals get healthy for adoption.
50 Heroes of ChaiténDisplaced by tragedy, local animals fight to survive with the help of dedicated volunteers.


Fashion art +designA review of some of the top fashions and home décor.
Junior is a 5-month-old black Lab cross found at an Idaho animal shelter when he was just two months. Publisher Susan Sims and husband Greg were smitten as soon as they saw his sweet face. Junior is the offi cial poster pup for the fi rst annual Get Your Licks on Route 66SM adoption tour, brought to you by FIDO Friendly and North Shore Animal League America. For more information on the event, visit MORE ON PAGE 32

Travel NotesIt’s easy for your dog to go “green” at Loews Hotels.
Southwest StyleTubac Golf Resort & Spa preserves history and pampers pooches.
Wine & Bitch at Paws Up Resort!37,000 acres of playground for you and your pup.
Power PoochesD.C. stands for “Dog Capitol” in Washington.
Tails from the TrailsSet your dog on the trail of old bones.
Borrego Springs EternalFido can find timeless elegance and modern amenities at this resort.
Smoky Gets in Your EyesThe mountain area offers beautiful scenery and fun attractions.
Ragin’ CajunGet a taste of Louisiana in Madisonville.
Dogs in BrugesFido is beloved in beautiful Belgium.
Continental CozmoLife is sweet for this dog in Europe.

International Traveler of the MonthPack of five travels on two wheels.
Canine ConnectionWho is Buddy anyway? DNA testing for your mutt.
The Doc is InKeep a safe household for Fido by keeping these items out of reach.
How to Keep Cool during the Summer MonthsTips on keeping your pooch comfortable.
Training: He Yaps/She YapsTwo of America’s top trainers discuss what to do in a “pick-up” game.
NEW DEPARTMENT! Crate & GardenIs your home making your dog sick?
On the SceneChic canines can find everything they need at the Bitch New York website.
My Business Has Gone to the DogsDogs inspire unique three-dimensional works from Alexander Art.
Best in ShowA Beagle’s illness—and her doctor’s care—motivates her guardian to make a difference.
Health+WellnessSeven budget solutions to caring for your pet and the environment.
Goodbye, ZoeyRemembering a life lived to the fullest.

From this issue

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    Pet friendly hotel in Portland OR

    You and Fido will dig these two very distinctly different, and elegant hotels of the Pacific Northwest. 

    By Nicholas Sveslosky, Editor at Large

    Hotel Dossier

    Hotel Dossier is a sophisticated and elegant hotel. In the heart of downtown Portland, Hotel Dossier boasts views of downtown and the surrounding Portland hills. You and Fido will think you’ve struck gold in this classic down-to-earth...

  • Florida’s Forgotten Coast

    Fido Friendly shops

    Discover Franklin County where Best friends are always welcome!

    Fido-friendly vacations are easy here with plenty of lodging options that will allow you to bring your best friend along. There are lots of pet-friendly attractions and activities that make bringing your best friend that much more fun.

    The beaches of St. George Island and Alligator Point offer quiet shorelines with gentle surf and...

  • Riley Bug Sniffing Dog

    Riley, Bug Sniffing Weimaraner Pup

    Meet Riley, the Bug Sniffing Weimaraner Pup at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts!

    This very intelligent Weimaraner will spend his days detecting bugs at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

    By Claudia Bensimoun

    Meet Riley, the Museum of Fine Art’s scent puppy in training. Riley, a Weimaraner pup is being trained in pest detection that only a dog can provide. Discussions began in the fall of 2017 between...

  • American Humane Hero Dog of the Year Winner

    Abigail, a pit bull, was brought into a busy Miami-Dade animal control agency last November.

    Abigail triumphed over other dogs to win the coveted award and spurred a movement at the same time.

    By Penny Eims

    Abigail’s bonnets...what began as an effort to make bandages on a badly injured dog look cuter has morphed into a worldwide outpouring of love, as well a symbol of hope and change. To fully understand the impact and importance of Abigail, and her bonnets, one must first go back to...