Issue 63: Fall 2014

Fido Friendly Issue 63

Travel
24 Top Eco-Friendly Resorts Where Fido Goes Green
Dog lovers today are committed to being environmentally aware.

27 Ski New Mexico
Take your powder hound with you and hit the slopes.

30 Snow King Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Fido-friendly guest rooms have no size, or breed restrictions.

32 Hotel del Coronado
Journey back in time to the Hotel del Coronado with Fido.

34 St. Louis, Missouri
This is an inspiring city to enjoy long romps and boat rides with Fido.

36 American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog
St. Louis’s AKC Museum of the Dog celebrates canines’ inner and outer beauty.

37 Doubletree Minneapolis
Chill out with Fido and order room service.

38 Stay on an island with Fido
Paradise Point is paradise for you and your dog.

Community/Trends
12 Contest Winners
Past winners and the loot they received from FIDO Friendly contests!

14 Leave No Dog Offline
Follow our Twitter and Facebook Fido fun.

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

20 FIDO Expo
A bonanza of tongue-wagging canines.

Features
40 25 Days of Gift Giving
Enter online by going to our Facebook page beginning December 1st through December 26th for your chance to win the prize of the day!

42 Feature Giveaway
A shelter dog from the Idaho Humane Society is featured in a photo shoot surrounded by great products you have a chance to win!

44 COVER: Danica McKellar
Official spokespeson for Get Your Licks on Route 66®

46 Get Your Licks on Route 66®
Sixth annual pet adoption tour traveling from Los Angles to Chicago with a mission to help save lives.

48 Fido Finds Bliss at Paradise Pet Lodge
It’s a dog’s life at this boarding and grooming center in Woodinville, Washington.

50 About A Boy And His Dog
Star of About a Boy speaks about acting and his furry companion.

52 Natural dogs are healthy, naturally!
Naturopaths say raw meat diet and situation specific supplements key to canine health.

54 Fall Gourmet Adventures with Fido
Author and her faithful Cretan hound discover four fab gourmet adventures where Fido can come too!

56 Pet Hospice
Animals receive tender loving care before crossing Rainbow Bridge.

Home
57 Table For Two Tuna Fish-Cakes
You and Fido can share this home cooked meal and bring in the warmth during the Fall cooling.

58 Crate & Garden
From our vault! Preparing your garden for a quiet winter.

60 He Yaps/She Yaps
How to change the name of your adopted shelter dog.

61 Bowser on a Budget
Seasonal hotel packages mean a Fido-friendly Fall.

62 Adoption Story
Ace has taught his new family to slow down and smell the flowers.

64 50+: Celebrating Life with Fido at Fifty-Plus
Fall Foliage and Festivals.

Wellness/Living
65 The Glossary
Veterinarian-to-English dictionary.

66 Psychology
A Dog’s Guide to “Stay” in a Relationship.

68 The Doc is In
The most common fatty tumors, lipomas, are benign and usually not cause for concern.

82 The Backyard
RICOCHET: Riding a Wave of Hope with the Dog Who Inspires Millions.

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...