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
  • 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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