Dog Friendly Ghost Tours!

  From sentimental strolls that emphasize history over mystery to expeditions complete with equipment that may record an ectoplasmic encounter, numerous dog-friendly ghost tours from coast to coast invite both you and your aspiring Scooby Doo to peek into the past. We’ve unearthed the following trips back in time that allow sleuthing Spots to join […]

Excellent Autumn Trips to Take with Your Dog

By Joe Laing Autumn is an ideal time to get away and do some leaf peeping, fit in some outdoor recreation and generally have a good time. The weather is cooler and the crowds have let up. But you will want to take your dog with you, because leaving him (or her) home is not […]

Photos from the Alien Pet Costume Contest, Roswell, New Mexico

by Sheila Williams, A Traveling Pug Roswell, New Mexico was the location of the annual July UFO Festival weekend. We had to check it out—especially since one of the popular events was an Alien Pet Costume Contest. Saturday’s pet event attracted an enthusiastic crowd, despite temperatures in the high 90’s (plenty of water was available […]

Doggie Dash and Dawdle, Albuquerque, NM, November 4, 2012

Celebrating three decades of dogged devotion, pet parents are invited to make great strides in animal welfare alongside 4,000 friends of Fidos and felines by taking part in the Doggie Dash & Dawdle, Animal Humane New Mexico’s signature fundraising event. Activities Whether you’re running with a Rover or alone,  get ready yo lace up your […]

New Directory Features Pet-Friendly Taos Locations

Heading to the Southwest for a late summer vacation? Check out the new Taos News Pet Directory which includes lists of pet-friendly establishments in the popular vacation spot. On July 28, the Taos News published a pet-friendly directory of establishments in and around Taos that welcome friendly pets. Copies of the Directory are available while […]

A Small, Furry Prayer: Book Review

Title: A Small Furry Prayer: Dog Rescue and the Meaning of Life Author: Steven Kotler DogTipper Review: A Small, Furry Prayer is journalist Steven Kotler’s account detailing how he and wife Joy Nicholson created a dog rescue operation in rural, northern New Mexico. It’s an engaging story flavored with equal parts humor and despair, as […] Names Top 10 Pet-Friendly Cities

We all love top 10 lists so when this one came across our in box this morning we had to share. has just released its list of the Top 10 Pet-Friendly Cities in the US. Drumroll, please… 1. Portland, Oregon 2. Colorado Springs, Colorado 3. Rocky Mount, North Carolina 4. Boulder, Colorado 5. Santa […]

Get Your Licks on Route 66, Sept.-Oct. 2010

Join FIDO Friendly magazine and North Shore Animal League America as they team up for their exciting 2nd Annual Cross-Country Adoption Tour! One lucky adopted pup will be featured in an upcoming issue of FIDO Friendly magazine! When: September through early October, the tour bus will travel through California, Arizona, Illinois, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, […]