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
  • How ‘Suite’ it is at the Fido-friendly Hilton Branson Convention Center

    The Hilton Branson Convention Center and Hotel

    Tourist town rolls out an Ozark welcome for Fido

    Byline: By Anietra Hamper

    The Hilton Branson Convention Center and Hotel is centrally located in downtown Branson close to stage shows, shopping, Silver Dollar City amusement park, Branson Landing and excursions in the mountains. The staff at the towering AAA Four Diamond Hilton Branson Hotel is accustomed to catering to out-of-towners for...

  • Learn Your Dogs’ Dosha to Help Them Thrive

    Amanda and Graham the Dog

    By Amanda Ree Ringnalda

    Harmony and optimum health are only achieved when we live in accordance with nature’s law of balance. We see evidence of this in our own lives when we eat, work or do anything in excess. That imbalance can throw us off in small and large ways. It affects body, mind and spirit and in no time, we start seeing the physical and mental results. Dogs are no different.

  • Hiking the Swiss Alps with Fido

    Rosa exploring the dramatic cliffs of Switzerland

    By Hayley Whitfield

    Soaring up the mountainside in the Kandersteg-Sunnbuel Cable Car, Rosa and I greeted many local families going out for a popular weekend hike along the Gemmi Pass, with their dogs in tow. Because of course, in Switzerland, dogs are allowed to travel on all public transport – even the cable cars! With her paws back on the ground, Rosa took off up the trail towards Lake Dauben,...

  • European-Style Vacation, No Passport Needed!

    European style vacation with Fido right here in Washington state

    By Tamra Bolton

    Dream of traveling to Europe but don’t want the hassle of passports and securing papers for Fido? Just off the coast of Washington lies a group of islands that will have you wondering if you are ‘over the pond’. Dotted with white-washed seaside villages, rolling farmland, lush forests and pristine beaches, this is as close to a European experience as you can get in the states…and...