Issue 74: Spring 2018

Fido Friendly Issue 74

22 Florida’s Forgotten Coast
Discover Franklin County where best friends are always welcome!

24 Fido-friendly City
Portland o ers stay and play destinations for your traveling companion.

30 Sedona Real Inn & Suites
Check out the private on site dog park for guests and their pets.

32 Tropical Dog
The challenge of traveling with Fido in Chile.

34 Adventures in Petsitting
Exploring the Jurassic Coast with the springiest of Spaniels.

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.

20 FIDO Expo
A bonanza of tongue-wagging canines.

36 Henry the Colorado Dog Join Internet sensation Henry the Colorado Dog and his cat sidekick Baloo.

38 Feature Giveaway
Rescue dog Joey is available for adoption and is surrounded by prizes you have the chance to win!

40 Cover
Meet Abigail, the American Humane Hero Dog Award Winner and how she has inspired a nation.

46 Comfort Dogs Arrive at Parkland, Florida
Lutheran Church Charities received an invitation to bring the LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs to minister to the students and faculty of the school and surrounding communities.

48 A Night at the Museum
Meet Riley, the bug-sni ng dog at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts.

50 Annual Cruelty Free Spotlight
Just do one thing to make a di erence for pets and our planet.

54 Meet Bruno the Rescue Cow
Nothing can prepare our publisher Susan Sims for her rst meeting at the Farm Sanctuary with Bruno, the very BIG rescue cow.

56 Where are they Now?
One of our favorite writers, Lady Long Rider, has returned with an update on her journey on horseback and the loss of her beloved Claire Dog.

58 He Yaps/She Yaps
Our two experts reveal di erent techniques for that pup who has energy to burn.

59 Bowser on a Budget
Put some spring in your step with these Fido-friendly packages.

64 Camping & Hiking

74 The Backyard
Leukemia survivor McKenzi Taylor realizes her wish to help sick and injured animals.

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...