Issue 59: Fall 2013

Fido Friendly Issue 59

Travel
23 RVing with Fido
What goes in to making a pet welcoming RV park?

24 A Palace Fit for Fido
Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas makes a big deal out of welcoming Fido with their Pet Stay program.

26 Fall Foliage
Falling leaves and Fido, a great combination!

28 Head to Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island is a pioneer in eco-friendly tourism and development.

30 Hot Springs, Arkansas
Dogs on leash are welcome on the walkways and trails.

32 Hit the Trails
Say goodbye to traffic; leave boring scenery behind and head to a nearby rail-trail.

Community
8 Book Preview Pukka’s Promise.

13 My Business Has Gone to the Dogs
Joanna Rein, President and top dog of Soggy Doggy has the solution for muddy paws and wet dogs.

14 FIDO Expo
A tail-wagging time with 50 luscious canines.

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

20 Leave No Dog Offline Follow our Facebook
Fido fun and become a tail-wagging tweet.

Features
34 25 Days of Gift Giving
One winner each day walks away with a Fido-fabulous prize.

36 Feature Giveaway
Two adoptable dogs from the Animal Welfare League of Arlington, Virginia, enjoy their five minutes of fame surrounded by products you can win!

38 Cover
Nominated actress and animal lover, Ashley Bell, talks about her documentary in the making, Love and Bananas and lends her celebrity status to Get Your Licks on Route 66®.

40 Take a Deep Breath
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy is breathing new life into critically injured dogs.

42 What a Voice
Katrina Parker, season 2 finalist of The Voice, has a new album out and dishes on how life has changed since appearing on The Voice.

44 Gentlemen, Start your Engines!
Two Nascar drivers share their need for speed and lend their celebrity status to help animals.

47 Penny Ate a Penny
A valuable lesson about loose change hanging around that is harmful to your pet if ingested.

48 You Know You Need It
How to pick pet insurance, not that easy of a task.

50 Lady Long Rider
Claire Dog reveals her adventures in her own words.

52 Get Your Licks on Route 66®
5th Annual Month Long Pet Adoption Tour Get Your Licks on Route 66® travels down America’s Favorite Highway from Los Angeles to Chicago, helping to save pets, one shelter at a time.

Home
59 Table For Two
Gluten-free Halloween Rounds for Sensitive Dogs.

60 He Yaps/She Yaps
Why does my dog howl at trains and even some sounds on the TV and how can I get him to stop?

61 Bowser on a Budget
Prices drop like falling leaves at these great leaf peeping destinations.

62 Adoption Story
Arbor is a Budding Artist.

Wellness
16 Diet/Nutrition
Is Fido allergic? Allergic reactions to food ingredients are quite rare. Part two.

65 The Glossary
Veterinarian-to-English dictionary.

66 Psychology
Whose been sleeping in my bed?

68 The Doc is in
Clinical signs of Canine Distemper.

82 The Backyard
Fetch a pair of reading or sunglasses from a company that donates 100% of their profits to animal rescue.

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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