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.

Camping & Hiking

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

From this issue

Recent Articles
  • 4Paws Kingdom

    4Paws Kingdom guest dog

    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...

  • Back to the Beach!

    Fido Friendly surfing

    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...

  • Road Trip in the Heart of Morocco with Fido

    Traveling with fido

    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...

  • The Shallows Resort

    Dog on the dock of the Shallows Resort

    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...