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
36 Tropical Dog
Visiting Peru with a dog.
38 Adventures in Petsitting
Paddleboarding Pooches in Paradise.
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.
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!
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.
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.
74 The Backyard
Cat Lake Friends of Animush.
Holiday Gift Guide
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By Susan Sims, Publisher
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The best beaches in America for dogs and their people
By Tamra Bolton
What says summer better than an early morning run on an open stretch of beach with your furry friend? No beaches near you? No problem...FIDO Friendly has scouted out the best beaches in America for dogs and their people. We found beaches from coast to coast, even an entire island for you to explore with your friend. These...
An exotic excursion from Marrakesh to the Sahara
By Maria Himmich
For some reason, Morocco does not sound like a Fido-friendly destination. In fact, some people are afraid of dogs, especially in cities. During my stay, I choose to ex- plore part of the Kingdom by car with my dog Shark and friends. Actually, I was born and grew up in the capital Rabat, but I never had the chance to go to the...
Staying here was more like visiting a relative, comfortable and relaxing
By Susan Sims, Publisher
Door County is a personal favorite of ours. The peninsula in fall can’t be beat for the weather and friendly folks. This year we chose to stay at the family owned The Shallows Resort in Egg Harbor on the shores of Green Bay. Our condo with water views included a full kitchen and over a three-day...