Issue 66: Summer 2015

Fido Friendly Issue 66

24 Columbus, Ohio
Play, Stay and Stroll in Style.

26 Dunedin aka Dogedin
One of the most Fido-friendly cities in the United States.

28 Bora Bora
Better Life for Bora Bora Dogs thanks to Tracy Fentem from the St. Regis Bora Bora Resort.

30 Bite the Big Apple
New York City proves to be the great outdoors for Fido.

32 Mandarin Oriental Miami
Luxurious digs for you and your dog.

34 Southern California Dreaming
Top examples of hotels rolling out the red carpet for you and Fido.

78 RVing with Fido
Where ruffing it is taken out of the equation.

12 Contest Winners
Past winners and the loot they received from sponsors in 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 Feature Giveaway
Daily News is surrounded by great products you have the chance to win!

42 COVER: Crystal Hefner
Lending her celebrity status on behalf of shelter animals is just one of the ways Crystal gives back.

44 Camping and Hiking
Camps have gone to the dogs and people too!

46 Ahoy, Fido!
Take a day cruise with your dog.

48 Doggywood
Dolly Parton thinks Fido is part of the family and created Doggywood to take care of beloved canines while pet parents experience Dollywood.

50 Almost Vegan
Publisher Susan Sims meets author Sanae Suzuki aboard a cruise and talks with her about her groundbreaking book, Healthy Happy Pooch.

52 Doga
Redefining healing as pet parents pamper their dogs with Doga and more.

54 Stop the Dog Meat Trade in South Korea
Both cats and dogs are raised as food source in parts of Asia.

56 Dogs Take on War with Rhino Poachers
Triple-role sniffer dogs are trained to capture the illegal killing of animals.

59 Table For Two
Pan roasted fish with figs.

60 He Yaps She Yaps
You just bought that cute plush toy and Fido has already destroyed it, why?

61 Bowser on a Budget
Summer savings at Fido-friendly hotels.

62 Adoption Story
Cane’s Bucket List made headlines as the terminally ill pit bull checked off all 15 projects.

64 Crate & Garden
Listen to your garden sing with birds as your flowers paint the landscape while keeping Fido away from toxic plants.

65 The Glossary
Veterinarian-to-English dictionary.

66 Psychology
Summer Lovin: what would my dog do?

68 The Doc is in
How to protect your pup this summer from intestinal parasites.

82 The Backyard
Tamara French, a lawyer for the people, uses her own time and resources to help Detroit’s needy four-legged citizens.

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...