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
  • 4Paws Kingdom

    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...