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!
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.
Camping & Hiking
74 The Backyard
Leukemia survivor McKenzi Taylor realizes her wish to help sick and injured animals.
From this issue
This “human-friendly” campground in North Carolina offers a one-of-a-kind experience for two- and four-legged guests.
By Susan Sims, Publisher
Owners Connie and Sandy often get asked, “What’s so special about your pet-friendly campground?” To which they reply, “Well, we aren’t pet-friendly, we are human-friendly because the dogs are our guests; you’re just lucky they bring you along to join in...
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...