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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
53 The Glossary
54 The Docisin
New screening for kidney disease.
70 The Backyard
Lindy’s Bakery, people making a difference.
69 Holiday Gift Guide
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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...
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...
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...
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...