Year-Round Breckenridge Colorado Fido fun.
Canada’s Fido-friendly mountain paradise.
Find Canine Southern Comfort in this South Carolina haven.
32 Colcord Hotel
Visit this Oklahoma City historic hotel and don’t forget your dog.
34 Tropical Dog
Road trip in Western France with Fido.
36 Adventures in Pet sitting
Lazing through the days with an idle greyhound in northern France.
54 The Draftsman Hotel A hotel dog with a selfless mission.
12 Contest Winners
See some of the recent winners and their loot from FIDO Friendly contests!
18 FIDO Fun Zone
From Puparazzi to Crossword Fun, buried treasures await.
20 FIDO Expo
A bonanza of tongue-wagging canines.
16 Essay winner
How I spent my summer vacation.
40 Feature Giveaway
Shelter pet surrounded by prizes you can win.
42 12 Stays of Christmas
Give yourself the gift of an unforgettable holiday escape with your best pal this year.
46 Holiday Pet Safety
Steps you can take to keep Fido healthy and safe during the festive holidays.
48 25 Days of Gift Giveaways
Enter to win through December 26 the prize of the day.
50 Delivering packages and smiles.
Jo-Anna Hehir dreamed of a job that would allow her to spend time with her dogs.
30 Crate and Garden
It’s time for fall clean up both indoors and out.
38 Pet Adoption Tips
Finding and adopting a dog is not hard. Finding and adopting the right dog requires some thoughtful consideration.
52 He Yaps/She Yaps
Our two experts reveal different techniques for that pup who is anxious and stressed.
53 Bowser on a Budget
This “shoulder season” fetches top marks with many traveling dog lovers.
Lifestyle Guide, and Holiday Gift Guide
66 The Backyard
A retired hospice nurse helps mistreated Rottweilers live better lives.
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The must sees from La Rochelle to Mont Saint Michel.
By Maria Himmich
What I love about road trips is the freedom to stop by anywhere and anytime I see a beautiful landscape or feel that my dog Shark needs to stretch her legs. During my last stay in France, I decided to hit the road to dis- cover the West coast of the country, from Bordeaux South to Mont Saint Michel North.
First stop. The...
Find canine southern comfort in this South Carolina haven.
By Robin Tierney
Big, beautiful waterfalls right in the center of downtown? You know you’re in a special place, even before you and Fido discover Greenville’s cascade of other charms.
Here, Southern hospitality is authentic, and it extends to canines of all breeds and sizes. At least 125 restaurants welcome dogs, as do the lovely parks...
Find Fido-Friendly fun on and off the slopes
By Robin Tierney
Take a walk anywhere around Whistler and you’ll soon see why this mountain resort is regarded as the “dog-friendly” capital of Canada. With numerous Fido-friendly hotels, canine hospitality and support services, and an epic offering of dog walking trails, it’s the perfect place for a Fido-friendly vacation. But where’s the best place...
Find Fido-Friendly fun on and off the slopes.
By Robin Tierney
What do you bring to a celebration dedicated to the God of snow? Viking helmets and dogs, judging by the annual January ULLR Festival in Breckenridge.
Due to its high elevation, this Colorado mountain town is known for extra-long seasons of skiing and snowboarding on nearly 3,000 acres and five peaks of epic terrain. But now Breck...