Issue 51: Sept / Oct 2011

Fido Friendly Issue 51

FEATURES 
54 Feature Giveaway - Find a Fido his forever home and walk away the grand prize winner!
56 Celebrity Interview - Rock star and Matchbox 20 front man, Rob Thomas, helps keep “Pets Alive.” 
58 CSI: Canine Scene Interview Eva LaRue and Omar Miller strike a natural balance for guide dogs.
60 Idolized Kris Allen is hot! Idolized by America,including one lucky pooch.
62 Paw & Order Sherlock Bones to the crime scene,leaving no trail uncovered.
66 Comedic Splendor Last Comic Standing’s Rebecca Corry places Fido in the front row. 
70 3rd Annual Get Your Licks on Route 66 FIDO Friendly hits the Mother Road in then ame of pet adoption. 
72 Boo: Facebook Fido Phenom Inside the sensation of teddy bear faced Internet pup. 
74 First and Goal: Fido Football Fun Doggy tailgating and canine college mascots kick off the season. 


TRAVEL 
29 Day Trip Leashes and leaves, concords and canines: Winery style.
30 Dog Talk with Harrison Forbes FIDO Friendly’s new travel expert debuts his canine column.
32 Fido Al Fresco Doggy dining designedwith puppy palates in mind.
34 Destination Review Coastal California town coos to canines.
36 The Whistler Get a snow mojo on as Fido travels to Canada, eh?
38 Trump SoHo Oh SoHo Fido in all its New York pomp and splendor.
40 Westin Kierland Resort & Spa Scotty in Scottsdale beckons for sandy, southern fun.
42 Ashland Springs Hotel Charm and history meet elegance and comfort doggy-style.
44 The Resort at the Mountain In Mt. Hood.
46 Huntington Beach Surf’s Up at Shorebreak Hotel.
48 Laguna Beach Summer never ends at the Pacific Edge Hotel.
50 The Carlton A New York powerhouse of old-world Fido charm.
51 Delamar Greenwich Harbor Yachting! Take a rideon a yacht with Fido.
52 California Coast Finale - The finale in Carmel.

TRENDS 
13 Best in Show Rembrandt for Rovers helps dogs one brushstroke at a time.
14 Local Letters to the Editor and readers raise the bark high.
16 Leave No Dog Offline - Follow our Facebook Fido fun and become a tail-wagging tweet. 
20 The Parlor From Puparazzi to Crossword Fun, buried treasures await. 
22 FIDO Expo - Dutchess and 50 other Fido tongues in all their glory! The phenomenon continues… 
24 Canine Connection Trendy must-haves for mutts and pedigrees alike. 

HOME 
77 Table For Two Food for Fido and family.
79 Crate & Garden Everybody in the leaf pile (and other fall Fido fun)!
80 Bowser on a Budget Halloween costumes on a boo-string budget.
81 Adoption Story “Unadoptable” dog finds her“Ivory” tower and forever home.
82 He Yaps/She Yaps Separate and equal: Solving the being apart issue.

LIVING 
83 The Glossary Impress your vet with Bingo’s lingo.
84 Psychology Be his friend, find your lover. 
85 Diet/Nutrition - Can dogs have eating disorders?
86 The Doc is In - What’s it like to be a vet in today’s modern world? 
98 The Backyard - Abandoned Italian dog lightsup America. 

GAZETTEER 
87 Galleria - Fall into autumn with the latest products to hit the canine market.
90 Travel Directory - Hotels and Inns that welcome Fido from sea to shining sea.
94 Marketplace - Check out our collection of unique products in FIDO’s marketplace.

From this issue

Recent Articles
  • Pasea Hotel & Spa

    high-end Fido-friendly hotel, Paséa Hotel & Spa

    Huntington Beach, California offers up doggie nirvana at this coastal hotel.

    By Susan Sims, Publisher

    I love finding high-end Fido-friendly hotels that welcome dogs and the Paséa Hotel & Spa rolls out the red carpet for both you and Fido. As a native Southern Californian growing up near the beach, our visit to Huntington Beach was a blast from the past. Renting rafts to body surf and ordering...

  • Oh Savannah! Walk Amid Style, Beauty and Grace

    Savannah’s landmark luxury-class hotel, Perry Lane

    Fido and you will be treated like royalty.

    By Robin Tierney

    The esteemed guests lounging in the hotel’s lobby and other public areas made us realize we were in the right place. A stately blonde Labradoodle patiently surveyed guests clinked wine glasses by the replace. Two perky, exquisitely groomed lap dogs seemed to realize they were in the lap of luxury. A sleek spaniel quaffed straight-up...

  • Lake Geneva

    Bring Fido with you to Lake Geneva

    Think Wisconsin, not Switzerland.

    By Susan Sims, Publisher

    You had better bring Fido if you would like to fit in to this picturesque resort town of Lake Geneva. Just 80 miles outside of Chicago, it is a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and your dog is as welcome as you are.

    The 26-mile shore path is a wonderful way to experience the slower pace with Fido as it winds it’s...

  • Fake Service and Emotional Support Dogs on the Rise

    Service dogs

    While you may think it’s fun and a harmless lark to parade your smart pooch around in a fake vest or harness, this is not an innocent trick without consequences.

    By Tamra Bolton

    Service dogs and the people they help have always garnered the upmost respect and admiration, but in this new age of entitlement and self-serving attitudes, this is sadly no longer the case.

    In many places now, service...

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