Issue 40: Nov/Dec 2009

Fido Friendly Issue 40

FEATURES
Slumber Party!Petiquette: The Etiquette of Doggy Sleepovers.
Gift Baskets of the StarsHollywoof reaches celebrities with goodie bags that include some great gifts.
Flying with FidoSherpa promises to get your pooch onboard with one of their approved carriers.
Hilary SwankCOVER STORYAcademy Award Winner, Hilary Swank, talks about her role as Ambassador with Iams Home 4 the Holidays.
Finding Love in a War ZoneA military woman gets transferred and demoted in rank to rescue her dog Ratchet from a war zone.
Grrrr-eat Dane!World’s tallest dog leaves legacy of hope in fight against canine cancer.
In-Tune With Musician Brandon James BrandonJames has always loved animals; his passion is reflected in his devotion to his dog, Carter.
Focus, Click—AdoptProfessional pet photographer, Seth Casteel, aids in shelter adoptions.
What’s in a Name?How do you pick a name for Fido? Try these creative suggestions.
Puppy Mill To Posh LifeAn Italian greyhound rescued from a commercial breeder is now living the high life.
Patagonian ParadiseIs this the end for Patagonian dogs?

DEPARTMENTS
Driving with FidoMany automakers are placing our pups as a priority in 2010.
Canine ConnectionDog Parks: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly.
Training 101: He Yaps, She YapsTwo of America’s top trainers discuss unruly holiday houseguests.
The Doc Is InWhat to do with a coughing canine.
Health & WellnessIs your dog an herbalist?
Pet NutritionRaw food on the go.Food allergies
Crate & GardenOmmmmm for the Holidays.
My Business Has Gone To The DogsFIDO Friendly sits down with Pet Flys.

FIDO DESTINATIONS
Almalfi Chicago boutique hotel pampers your pooch.
Luxury Winter VacationsPrivate jets and Lamborghinis whisk pampered pooches to Florida.
12 Stays of ChristmasWhat dog doesn’t love a luxurious escape to a resort with top-shelf amenities, fi ne dining, and stellar service?
Barkin’ out West along the “Waggin’ Trail”Scenic Travelogue with two Bernese Mountain Dogs.
Rocky Mountain HighFido will have a blast at the winter wonderland resorts of Steamboat Springs and Winter Park, Colorado.
New York City HotelsThree great Fido-friendly picks: Loews, Affi nia and Gansevoort.
Weekend WarriorThere’s a great sense of adventure to spontaneously planning a weekend getaway. Destination: Aspen, Colorado.
RVing with FidoLoon Lake Lodge and RV Resort, Reedsport, Oregon.
Bermuda BoundWant a Fido-friendly island with pink beaches, a posh hotel that pampers pooches and has fairly easy entry restrictions for dogs? Bermuda is the place.
Island HotelYou and Fido will have a fi eld day on your daily stroll to the fabulous open-air mall, Fashion Island.

THE DIRECTORY
Holiday Must Haves Gift Guide!

From this issue

Recent Articles
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    4Paws Kingdom guest dog

    This “human-friendly” campground in North Carolina offers a one-of-a-kind experience for two- and four-legged guests.

    By Susan Sims, Publisher

    Owners Connie and Sandy often get asked, “What’s so special about your pet-friendly campground?” To which they reply, “Well, we aren’t pet-friendly, we are human-friendly because the dogs are our guests; you’re just lucky they bring you along to join in...

  • Back to the Beach!

    Fido Friendly surfing

    The best beaches in America for dogs and their people

    By Tamra Bolton 

    What says summer better than an early morning run on an open stretch of beach with your furry friend? No beaches near you? No problem...FIDO Friendly has scouted out the best beaches in America for dogs and their people. We found beaches from coast to coast, even an entire island for you to explore with your friend. These...

  • Road Trip in the Heart of Morocco with Fido

    Traveling with fido

    An exotic excursion from Marrakesh to the Sahara

    By Maria Himmich

    For some reason, Morocco does not sound like a Fido-friendly destination. In fact, some people are afraid of dogs, especially in cities. During my stay, I choose to ex- plore part of the Kingdom by car with my dog Shark and friends. Actually, I was born and grew up in the capital Rabat, but I never had the chance to go to the...

  • The Shallows Resort

    Dog on the dock of the Shallows Resort

    Staying here was more like visiting a relative, comfortable and relaxing

    By Susan Sims, Publisher

    Door County is a personal favorite of ours. The peninsula in fall can’t be beat for the weather and friendly folks. This year we chose to stay at the family owned The Shallows Resort in Egg Harbor on the shores of Green Bay. Our condo with water views included a full kitchen and over a three-day...