Issue 58: Summer 2013

Fido Friendly Issue 58

Travel
23 FIDO Al Fresco
Where you and your furry companion can dine in style.

24 Salty Dog Coast
Visit Franklin County, Florida where the fun never stops and the fur always flies!

28 Miami South Beach
South Beach’s SoFi Neighborhood is So Fido-Friendly.

30 Fun in Fairhope
Known for over 100 years as a mecca for artists, writers and intellectuals. And now Fido too!

32 Yappy Hour Ritz Carlton
Luxurious digs and a party on the patio mark the spot at this beach resort.

33 Pet Relocation
Follow these tips to help your dog enjoy a safe and fun journey when moving this summer.

34 Portable Pup
After many years of leaving their beloved friend behind, their pup was now portable.

36 Meet cover dog, Carter
Adopted last year during month long pet adoption tour: Get Your Licks on Route 66.®

Community
13 My Business Has Gone to the Dogs
Is your dog tough enough for DogTuff toys? Interview with founder Scott Cody.

15 Tribute - Vicktory Dog Laid to Rest
Lucas spent his days at Best Friends Animal Society and touched many lives.

16 FIDO Expo A bonanza of tongue-toting canines.

18 FIDO Fun Zone From Puparazzi to Crossword Fun, buried treasures await.

Features
38 Feature Giveaway
Sweetheart shelter dog Eva enjoys photo shoot surrounded by products you can win!

40 Wilfred
Does quirky and Elijah Wood go together? In the FX hit Wilfred, Wood yaps about his third season.

42 The Sato Project
Learn how to help the thousands of strays who roam Puerto Rico beaches and streets.

44 Titos Vodka
The Vodka is award winning but the owner’s heart wins awards with stray dogs.

46 Doga
Get your Zen on with downward dog—with your dog.

48 Lady Long Rider
Ride in to Astoria with Bernice and Claire Dog.

50 Dog Camp
Is Fido fit for camp? Get Fido in to shape with helpful tips before choosing his summer camp.

52 Act of Dog
An artist donates time and talent remembering shelter animals who have been killed.

Home
55 Table For Two Beef and Almond Meatballs.

56 Crate & Garden Master Gardner P. Allen Smith helps keep Fido out of the doghouse with summer gardening tips.

58 He Yaps/She Yaps Love to dine with Fido? Follow these tips on how to bring a well-heeled dog to tea.

59 Bowser on a Budget The dog days of summer extend all season with relaxing packages and rates.

60 Why does my Dog do That? One of the country’s leading pet experts, Nikki Moustaki, joins the FIDO Friendly pack with words of advice.

61 I’ve Adopted, Now What? Can adopting in the warm summer months pose a problem with your new Fido?

62 Adoption Story Eve went from living a lonely life of neglect, to one of pampered luxury.

Wellness
65 The Glossary Veterinarian-to-English dictionary.

66 Psychology When Eight is Enough.

68 Diet/Nutrition Is Fido allergic? Allergic reactions to food ingredients are quite rare. Part one.

70 The Doc is In The scoop on poop.

82 The Backyard Fight to ban Greyhound racing.

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...