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
  • 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...