20 Country Canine Retreat
If you think traveling with your dog means having to stay in rustic digs, then you haven’t visited these luxurious country retreats.
Over 100 wineries to explore and many welcome Fido.
24 West Virginia
We know Virginia is for dog lovers and West FURginia is no exception.
28 Fort Lauderdale
Chic oceanside and riverfront strolls for you and your furry best friend.
30 On Wisconsin!
The Badger State is bow wow wow friendly.
32 Tropical Dog NEW!
Just a girl and her dog, traveling around the world.
34 Adventures in Pet Sitting NEW!
Jane Thomas travels the world to take care of homes with dogs so the owners can vacation. Nice job if you can get it!.
10 Contest Winners
Past winners and the loot they received from sponsors in FIDO Friendly contests!
12 Leave No Dog Offline
Follow our twitter and Facebook Fido fun.
14 FIDO Fun Zone
From Puparazzi to Crossword Fun, buried treasures await.
18 FIDO Expo
A bonanza of tongue-wagging canines.
36 Feature Giveaway
Kiki is up for adoption and surrounded by prizes you could win.
Cast from the daytime soap The Young & The Restless dish all things dogs.
43 Second Annual Cruelty Free Issue
At what price beauty? If you knew the products used in daily life came at the cost of harming animals, would you look for alternative products? Visit companies whose products are not tested on animals.
46 Celebrating Earth Day with Fido in Mind
There are many products and services available to help manage Fido’s carbon paw prints.
48 A Man’s True Best Friend
Loki the Wolfdog and Kelly Lund are Internet stars with breathtaking images captured by Lund as they experience life on the wild side.
52 Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Plan your next vacation at the Sanctuary to volunteer with pigs, horses and dogs, oh my!
54 Diary of an Agility Dog Trainer
12-year-old Hunter Sveslosky and his trusty canine companion, Spartikus, learn the ropes of agility training, a sport new to both of them.
56 Fido-friendly National Parks
The U.S. National Park Service celebrates 100-years.
59 Table For Two
Brought back as a Fido favorite, the no-cook turkey banana pup-pies.
60 He Yaps She Yaps
Mine, mine mine! Can two dogs share their toys?
61 Bowser on a Budget
Beat the heat and the summer rates with spring getaways with Fido.
62 Adoption Story
Caitlyn was all over the news showing her muzzle taped shut, but now with love and kindness, her wounds and spirit are on the mend and she is now known as ‘America’s Dog.’
64 Crate & Garden
Here are some tips to help you create your own mudd room.
65 The Glossary
Ask yourself, ‘what would your dog do?’
68 The Doc is in
The heat is on so leave Fido at home during the warmer months.
82 The Backyard
Purple unleashes awareness.
69 Spring Cleaning Guide
From this issue
This “human-friendly” campground in North Carolina offers a one-of-a-kind experience for two- and four-legged guests.
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...