Issue 39: Sep/Oct 2009

Fido Friendly Issue 39

FEATURES
Bobaji: The Sidecar Dog‘Neutered and Lovin’ it Tour’ promotes shelter pet adoptions.

COVER STORY
Cesar MillanExclusive interview with the Dog Whisperer who talks about working with Yale University and Mutt-i-grees™ to create a dog centered curriculum program for kids.
Cool Weather GearSome hot picks for you and FIDO to snuggle up to.
Joy BeharThe View’s co-host has immortalized her dog Max in two children’s books featuring Sheetzu Caca Poopoo.
Smoke SignalsA study suggest people would quit puffi ng for their pets.
Rest in PeaceA look at pet cemeteries across America.
Lost & FoundNew tools to help you search for a missing pet.
The Good DoctorDr. Frank Ryan may be a plastic surgeon to the stars, but he stays grounded helping animals and kids.
Jail House RockHomeless dogs get a permanent stay of execution under the watchful eye of Sheriff Joe.
Camp Bow WowEvery dog has its day at Camp Bow Wow in Boise, Idaho.
Toyota VenzaToyota debuts a Fido-friendly car.
Get Your Licks on Route 66Over 150 pets were adopted on the first annual Get Your Licks on Route 66 pet adoption tour.
Story of AmorLorraine Chittock’s journey in Playa Blanca with her pack comes to a close.
Betty WhiteThe actress and animal-rights activist talks about her two passions.

GUIDES
Fall Gear GuideLifestyles Guide

FIDO DESTINATIONS
Island GetawayMackinac Island in Michigan does not allow cars but Fido can come along on a horse-drawn carriage ride.
Grand Traverse Resort & SpaNo dogs allowed! Instead, Fido has his own private digs at The Dog House—The Ultimate Dog RetreatSM.
Scottsdale, Arizon-ahhThe luxe Hyatt resort offers a grand experience for Fido and family.
Weekend Warrior New!Quick getaway travel tips to Vermont.
On the Maine LineThis state leads the way in Fido friendliness.
Hang 10 MoondoggiesHuntington Beach, CA offers Fido a sandy playground in Surf City, USA.
La QuintaThe posh resort is a desert oasis for people and their pets.
Two if by SeaEnjoy everything Newport, RI has to offer.
Looking Glass InnA local inn gives easy access to the beautiful Oregon coast.
RVing with FidoYosemite retreat features tent camping and a petting zoo.
European AdventuresYou and Fido can reach new heights on a trip to the German Alps.
Sweet ChateauChateau on the Lake Resort, Spa and Convention Center in Branson, MO is the ideal vacation featuring water sports and world-class cuisine.

DEPARTMENTS
International Dog TravelerA Thai Ridgeback serves as a personal security system.
The Doc is InHalloween candy poses a danger.
Training 101: He Yaps/She YapsTwo of America’s top trainers discuss leashing the hounds.
Canine ConnectionBudget grooming Tips that will keep Fido looking great and feeling good.
Health & WellnessLearn some new tricks to care for your old dog.
Pet NutritionKnow all about the building blocks that keep Fido strong and healthy.
My Business Has Gone to the DogsJoy Pet Products gets down to business.
Crate & GardenTips from Moll Anderson, Designer to the Dogs.

From this issue

Recent Articles
  • Road trip in Western France with Fido

    Road Trip with my dog Shark

    The must sees from La Rochelle to Mont Saint Michel.

    By Maria Himmich

    What I love about road trips is the freedom to stop by anywhere and anytime I see a beautiful landscape or feel that my dog Shark needs to stretch her legs. During my last stay in France, I decided to hit the road to dis- cover the West coast of the country, from Bordeaux South to Mont Saint Michel North.

    First stop. The...

  • Waterfalling in Love with the Parks and Urban Delights of Greenville

    Waggin at the waterpark in Greenville

    Find canine southern comfort in this South Carolina haven.

    By Robin Tierney

    Big, beautiful waterfalls right in the center of downtown? You know you’re in a special place, even before you and Fido discover Greenville’s cascade of other charms.

    Here, Southern hospitality is authentic, and it extends to canines of all breeds and sizes. At least 125 restaurants welcome dogs, as do the lovely parks...

  • Whistler is Canada’s Fido-friendly Mountain Paradise

    Whistler, Canada's Fido Friendly Mountain Paradise

    Find Fido-Friendly fun on and off the slopes

    By Robin Tierney

    Take a walk anywhere around Whistler and you’ll soon see why this mountain resort is regarded as the “dog-friendly” capital of Canada. With numerous Fido-friendly hotels, canine hospitality and support services, and an epic offering of dog walking trails, it’s the perfect place for a Fido-friendly vacation. But where’s the best place...

  • Breckenridge Offers an Avalanche of Thrills Year-Round

    Breckenridge is among Colorado's most beautiful destinations

    Find Fido-Friendly fun on and off the slopes.

    By Robin Tierney

    What do you bring to a celebration dedicated to the God of snow? Viking helmets and dogs, judging by the annual January ULLR Festival in Breckenridge.

    Due to its high elevation, this Colorado mountain town is known for extra-long seasons of skiing and snowboarding on nearly 3,000 acres and five peaks of epic terrain. But now Breck...