Issue 66: Summer 2015

Fido Friendly Issue 66

Travel
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.

Community/Trends
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.

Features
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.

Home
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.

Wellness/Living
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
  • 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...