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
  • Two of Portland’s Fido-Friendly Finest

    Pet friendly hotel in Portland OR

    You and Fido will dig these two very distinctly different, and elegant hotels of the Pacific Northwest. 

    By Nicholas Sveslosky, Editor at Large

    Hotel Dossier

    Hotel Dossier is a sophisticated and elegant hotel. In the heart of downtown Portland, Hotel Dossier boasts views of downtown and the surrounding Portland hills. You and Fido will think you’ve struck gold in this classic down-to-earth...

  • Florida’s Forgotten Coast

    Fido Friendly shops

    Discover Franklin County where Best friends are always welcome!

    Fido-friendly vacations are easy here with plenty of lodging options that will allow you to bring your best friend along. There are lots of pet-friendly attractions and activities that make bringing your best friend that much more fun.

    The beaches of St. George Island and Alligator Point offer quiet shorelines with gentle surf and...

  • Riley Bug Sniffing Dog

    Riley, Bug Sniffing Weimaraner Pup

    Meet Riley, the Bug Sniffing Weimaraner Pup at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts!

    This very intelligent Weimaraner will spend his days detecting bugs at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

    By Claudia Bensimoun

    Meet Riley, the Museum of Fine Art’s scent puppy in training. Riley, a Weimaraner pup is being trained in pest detection that only a dog can provide. Discussions began in the fall of 2017 between...

  • American Humane Hero Dog of the Year Winner

    Abigail, a pit bull, was brought into a busy Miami-Dade animal control agency last November.

    Abigail triumphed over other dogs to win the coveted award and spurred a movement at the same time.

    By Penny Eims

    Abigail’s bonnets...what began as an effort to make bandages on a badly injured dog look cuter has morphed into a worldwide outpouring of love, as well a symbol of hope and change. To fully understand the impact and importance of Abigail, and her bonnets, one must first go back to...