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.
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.
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.
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.
65 The Glossary
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
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By Susan Sims, Publisher
Owners Connie and Sandy often get asked, “What’s so special about your pet-friendly campground?” To which they reply, “Well, we aren’t pet-friendly, we are human-friendly because the dogs are our guests; you’re just lucky they bring you along to join in...
The best beaches in America for dogs and their people
By Tamra Bolton
What says summer better than an early morning run on an open stretch of beach with your furry friend? No beaches near you? No problem...FIDO Friendly has scouted out the best beaches in America for dogs and their people. We found beaches from coast to coast, even an entire island for you to explore with your friend. These...
An exotic excursion from Marrakesh to the Sahara
By Maria Himmich
For some reason, Morocco does not sound like a Fido-friendly destination. In fact, some people are afraid of dogs, especially in cities. During my stay, I choose to ex- plore part of the Kingdom by car with my dog Shark and friends. Actually, I was born and grew up in the capital Rabat, but I never had the chance to go to the...
Staying here was more like visiting a relative, comfortable and relaxing
By Susan Sims, Publisher
Door County is a personal favorite of ours. The peninsula in fall can’t be beat for the weather and friendly folks. This year we chose to stay at the family owned The Shallows Resort in Egg Harbor on the shores of Green Bay. Our condo with water views included a full kitchen and over a three-day...