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
  • 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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