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
  • Two of Portland’s Fido-Friendly Finest

    Pet friendly hotel in Portland OR

    You and Fido will dig these two very distinctly different, and elegant hotels of the Pacific Northwest. 

    By Nicholas Sveslosky, Editor at Large

    Hotel Dossier

    Hotel Dossier is a sophisticated and elegant hotel. In the heart of downtown Portland, Hotel Dossier boasts views of downtown and the surrounding Portland hills. You and Fido will think you’ve struck gold in this classic down-to-earth...

  • Florida’s Forgotten Coast

    Fido Friendly shops

    Discover Franklin County where Best friends are always welcome!

    Fido-friendly vacations are easy here with plenty of lodging options that will allow you to bring your best friend along. There are lots of pet-friendly attractions and activities that make bringing your best friend that much more fun.

    The beaches of St. George Island and Alligator Point offer quiet shorelines with gentle surf and...

  • Riley Bug Sniffing Dog

    Riley, Bug Sniffing Weimaraner Pup

    Meet Riley, the Bug Sniffing Weimaraner Pup at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts!

    This very intelligent Weimaraner will spend his days detecting bugs at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

    By Claudia Bensimoun

    Meet Riley, the Museum of Fine Art’s scent puppy in training. Riley, a Weimaraner pup is being trained in pest detection that only a dog can provide. Discussions began in the fall of 2017 between...

  • American Humane Hero Dog of the Year Winner

    Abigail, a pit bull, was brought into a busy Miami-Dade animal control agency last November.

    Abigail triumphed over other dogs to win the coveted award and spurred a movement at the same time.

    By Penny Eims

    Abigail’s bonnets...what began as an effort to make bandages on a badly injured dog look cuter has morphed into a worldwide outpouring of love, as well a symbol of hope and change. To fully understand the impact and importance of Abigail, and her bonnets, one must first go back to...