Issue 77: Spring 2019

Fido Friendly Issue 77

38 Lake Geneva
Stay at the Fido-friendly Ridge while you explore this Midwest marvel.

40 Savannah
Georgia’s worldly and historic port city is more luxurious than ever.

48 Paséa Hotel & Spa
Located in Huntington Beach, California,
Paséa Hotel & Spa offers up an amazing property for Fido to sniff out for review.

54 Tropical Dog
Join Shark on her journey in one of the most mesmerizing spots in Greece.

56 Adventures in Petsitting
Taking a stick-obsessed dog across European borders.

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.

20 CBD Products for Pets
Everyone wants to jump on the latest bandwagon and some companies are noticeably more reliable than others.

25 Fake Service Dogs
The explosion of fake service dogs in the last five years has caused severe collateral damage to the real service dogs and their owners.

28 Sully, a President’s Best Friend
Now that Sully’s time with the late former President Bush is over, the lab will continue to assist veterans.

30 Catra Corbett
Meet Vegan ultrarunner and her sidekick, TruMan.

32 Annual Cruelty Free Issue
People and products leading the way to a compassionate lifestyle.

42 Feature Giveaway
Adoptable shelter pets surrounded by prizes you could win.

44 Ten Best Hotel Wedding Venues
A growing number of couples are opting to include their best friend in their special day.

50 Product Review
Our team of experts test out four of the top Bully Sticks on the market.

52 21st Century Product Reviews
Fun Fido gadgets are designed to get your dog moving and keep them healthy and safe.

58 Pet Adoption Tips
How to prepare your home for a new pet.

60 He Yaps/She Yaps
Read techniques from our two professional dog trainers who help to resolve panic in a pup whenever he visits the veterinary clinic.

61 Bowser on a Budget
If your favorite spring fling means traveling with Fido you’ll love these super hotel packages.

62 Crate and Garden
Spring is the perfect time to get your garden ready for both you and Fido.

Lifestyle Guide, and Holiday Gift Guide

74 The Backyard
Fun rubber fish purses help animal rescue groups.

From this issue

Recent Articles
  • Pasea Hotel & Spa

    high-end Fido-friendly hotel, Paséa Hotel & Spa

    Huntington Beach, California offers up doggie nirvana at this coastal hotel.

    By Susan Sims, Publisher

    I love finding high-end Fido-friendly hotels that welcome dogs and the Paséa Hotel & Spa rolls out the red carpet for both you and Fido. As a native Southern Californian growing up near the beach, our visit to Huntington Beach was a blast from the past. Renting rafts to body surf and ordering...

  • Oh Savannah! Walk Amid Style, Beauty and Grace

    Savannah’s landmark luxury-class hotel, Perry Lane

    Fido and you will be treated like royalty.

    By Robin Tierney

    The esteemed guests lounging in the hotel’s lobby and other public areas made us realize we were in the right place. A stately blonde Labradoodle patiently surveyed guests clinked wine glasses by the replace. Two perky, exquisitely groomed lap dogs seemed to realize they were in the lap of luxury. A sleek spaniel quaffed straight-up...

  • Lake Geneva

    Bring Fido with you to Lake Geneva

    Think Wisconsin, not Switzerland.

    By Susan Sims, Publisher

    You had better bring Fido if you would like to fit in to this picturesque resort town of Lake Geneva. Just 80 miles outside of Chicago, it is a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and your dog is as welcome as you are.

    The 26-mile shore path is a wonderful way to experience the slower pace with Fido as it winds it’s...

  • Fake Service and Emotional Support Dogs on the Rise

    Service dogs

    While you may think it’s fun and a harmless lark to parade your smart pooch around in a fake vest or harness, this is not an innocent trick without consequences.

    By Tamra Bolton

    Service dogs and the people they help have always garnered the upmost respect and admiration, but in this new age of entitlement and self-serving attitudes, this is sadly no longer the case.

    In many places now, service...

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