Issue 72: Summer 2017

Fido Friendly Issue 72

Travel
20 Lake Austin Spa Resort
A sanctuary for rest and renewal in Texas’ legendary Hill Country.

22 Prince Edward Island
Frolic with Fido amid the distinctive natural red surroundings of Canada’s Prince Edward Island.

24 In San Luis Obispo, Fine Wines Pair
Well With Dogs.

28 Warm Breezes Await You And Fido
The Wyndham Orlando Resort International Drive opens a world of possibilities for you and Fido to explore together.

34 Road Trippin’ Along California’s
Central Coast.

36 Tropical Dog
Visiting Peru with a dog.

38 Adventures in Petsitting
Paddleboarding Pooches in Paradise.

Community/Trends
12 Contest Winners
See some of the recent winners and their loot from FIDO Friendly contests!

16 FIDO Fun Zone
From Puparazzi to Crossword Fun, buried treasures await.

18 FIDO Expo A bonanza of tongue-wagging canines.

Features
29 Tentrr Provides Comforts of Home in the Great Outdoors

30 Literary Trips
From places where writers once lived, to artistic hideaways we take a look at the best literature-linked places to vacation with your pet.

40 Feature Giveaway
Two rescue dogs have the best day at a photo shoot in Carlsbad surrounded by products you have a chance to win!

42 Cover
Surf Dog Ricochet Changes Lives.

46 12 Top Fido-friendly Beaches Around the World.

50 Dogs in the Workplace
Luna has become an intrinsic part of treatment at The Dental Boutique.

52 On the Road with Fido
Travel accessories making the trip fun and safe.

Home
58 He Yaps/She Yaps
Our two experts reveal different techniques for teaching Fido about water adventures.

59 Bowser on a Budget
Dog Days of Summer and not to miss deals.

61 Adoption Story
A homeless, deaf dog turned out to be the perfect companion to a non-verbal boy who was in need of a friend.

Wellness/Living
74 The Backyard
Cat Lake Friends of Animush.

71GALLERIA
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...