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
  • How ‘Suite’ it is at the Fido-friendly Hilton Branson Convention Center

    The Hilton Branson Convention Center and Hotel

    Tourist town rolls out an Ozark welcome for Fido

    Byline: By Anietra Hamper

    The Hilton Branson Convention Center and Hotel is centrally located in downtown Branson close to stage shows, shopping, Silver Dollar City amusement park, Branson Landing and excursions in the mountains. The staff at the towering AAA Four Diamond Hilton Branson Hotel is accustomed to catering to out-of-towners for...

  • Learn Your Dogs’ Dosha to Help Them Thrive

    Amanda and Graham the Dog

    By Amanda Ree Ringnalda

    Harmony and optimum health are only achieved when we live in accordance with nature’s law of balance. We see evidence of this in our own lives when we eat, work or do anything in excess. That imbalance can throw us off in small and large ways. It affects body, mind and spirit and in no time, we start seeing the physical and mental results. Dogs are no different.

  • Hiking the Swiss Alps with Fido

    Rosa exploring the dramatic cliffs of Switzerland

    By Hayley Whitfield

    Soaring up the mountainside in the Kandersteg-Sunnbuel Cable Car, Rosa and I greeted many local families going out for a popular weekend hike along the Gemmi Pass, with their dogs in tow. Because of course, in Switzerland, dogs are allowed to travel on all public transport – even the cable cars! With her paws back on the ground, Rosa took off up the trail towards Lake Dauben,...

  • European-Style Vacation, No Passport Needed!

    European style vacation with Fido right here in Washington state

    By Tamra Bolton

    Dream of traveling to Europe but don’t want the hassle of passports and securing papers for Fido? Just off the coast of Washington lies a group of islands that will have you wondering if you are ‘over the pond’. Dotted with white-washed seaside villages, rolling farmland, lush forests and pristine beaches, this is as close to a European experience as you can get in the states…and...