Issue 70: Fall/Winter 2016

Fido Friendly Issue 70

Travel
20 Top Fido-friendly Ski Resort
Whistler’s Evolution is consistently ranked in the Top 10 hotels on TripAdvisor to stay and play while visiting the Whistler area.

22 Festive Fido
Discover ten festive season trips that you can experience with your best pal. 28 Tampas’s Star Has Risen
From its New Riverwalk to Taprooms to Elite Hotels, Tampa Loves Dogs.

32 Reno
On your way to South Lake Tahoe visit Reno, a hidden gem.

34 Tropical Dog
Just a girl and her dog, traveling around the world. This issue: Fall in Bordeaux with a dog.

36 Adventures in Petsitting
This author combines her passion for dogs and travel by Petsitting. This issue: A duo of dogs make the perfect Christmas companions in Botswana.

Community/Trends
11 Contest Winners
Past winners and the loot they received from sponsors in FIDO Friendly contests!

12 Leave No Dog O ine
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
38 25 Days of Gift Giving
Tis the season to win a gift a day online during December.

40 Feature Giveaway
Meet Gila fostered by the Northeast Boston Terrier Rescue and surrounded by prizes you could win.

42 Pumpkin the Raccoon
Orphaned Pumpkin found her new forever home in the Bahamas with dogs.

45 Fashion Veggie
Vegan Fashionista living with compassion.

48 Vets and Service Dogs
American Humane aims to address obstacles in public access to Vets with Service Dogs.

Home
50 He Yaps She Yaps
Tips when traveling with Fido by car.

51 Bowser on a Budget
Winter dog travel is cool.

52 Crate & Garden
Taking care of outdoor equipment during the winter months.

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

54 The Docisin
New screening for kidney disease.

70 The Backyard
Lindy’s Bakery, people making a difference.

Galleria
69 Holiday Gift Guide

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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