Issue 69: Summer 2016

Fido Friendly Issue 69

Travel
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.

22 Woodinville
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!.

Community/Trends
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.

Features
36 Feature Giveaway
Kiki is up for adoption and surrounded by prizes you could win.

38 Cover
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.

Home
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.

Wellness/Living
65 The Glossary
Veterinarian-to-English dictionary.

66 Psychology
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.

Galleria
69 Spring Cleaning Guide
Lifestyle Guide.

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...