Meet the Crew!

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Meet the Crew!

Hey Community!

 

Ever wonder about the crew supporting the Fido Community? We thought it’d be a good idea to tell everyone a little bit about ourselves (yes – we are real people!). So, we came up with a short Q & A which should help you get to know us!

 

Let’s begin, shall we? 

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Name, nickname?

Caroline or Caro. I know, pretty simple. 


Cat or dog person?

I have 2 dogs and 1 cat. I’m more of a dog person though, but don’t tell my cat Smiley


Coffee or tea?

Both! Depends on what I feel like having or how tired I am, I guess.


Favorite meal?

Dark Chocolate! Oh wait, that’s not really a meal… ok fine, Indian food and then dark chocolate!


Moment of triumph?

Even though I have a fear of open water, I rafted down the Nile River and somehow made it out alive! Take THAT Nile River!


Fun fact about yourself?

I once broke a rib from laughing too hard. I don’t remember what I was laughing about but it must have been really funny!


Ultimate vacation destination?

Polynesia, India, Greece, Indonesia, South Africa… did I mention I like to travel! Smiley


Anything else?

I love yoga, long walks, reading a good book and watching a variety of shows on netflix. I love to cook and bake. I’m also a globe trotter at heart. I already said that though…

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Name, nickname?

My name is Stephen aka FidoStephen, but most people know me as Steve O.


Cat or dog person?

Dogs, all the way! This is my homie, Parker:

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Coffee or tea?

Coffee. Several.


Favorite meal?

Steak and mashed potatoes. Oh, and a bag of all dressed Yum Yum chips.


Moment of triumph?

I flew an airplane solo before driving a car solo (legally).


Fun fact about yourself?

I live in the city but grew up in the country where we drove tractors to school.


Ultimate vacation destination?

A sweet chalet in the Swiss Alps for a few weeks.


Anything else?

I am and always have been a huge car fanatic. Actually I’m a fan of anything with an engine, be it cars, trucks, airplanes…  My newest passion is fixed gear cycling but also enjoy snowboarding, foosball, skateboarding, football (no, soccer) & hockey.

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Name, nickname?

My name is Stephane, aka FidoStephane. My nickname is ’Stephane the Accent Man’ (I do accents).

 

Cat or dog person?

I prefer dogs over cats, but I’d give up anything for a pet monkey.

 

Coffee or tea?

I require both to survive.  Also, wine.

 

Favorite meal?

Steak & eggs with plenty of fruit.

 

Moment of triumph?

Back in college I beat my badminton teacher in a one on one battle for glory. How magnificent it was.

 

Fun fact about yourself?

My hair turns blond in the summer. Pretty weird.     

 

Ultimate vacation destination?

Alexandria, Egypt, 35 BC.  

 

Anything else?

I’m a musician, sports enthusiast, and a boss in the kitchen. My left knee hurts when it’s cold out and I broke my pinky in a ping pong accident. I love jazz, and spheres fascinate me.

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Name, nickname?

My name is Amanda, you know me as FidoAmanda. My nickname is Amanda Panda, or just Panda.

 

Cat or dog person?

Crazy cat lady over here; I have 3 cats… They’re my best friends…

 

Coffee or tea?

Coffee, all the way. It runs through my veins at this point.

 

Favorite meal?

Anything spicy. The hotter, the better. I put Sriracha on everything.

 

Moment of triumph?

A few years ago, I made the decision to get in shape so I made a few changes to my diet and started exercising and lost 50 pounds.

 

Fun fact about yourself?

I am a triplet. That’s right, I have two doppelgangers!

 

Ultimate vacation destination?

I would love to visit Japan one day and see Tokyo. Other than that, an all-inclusive somewhere warm.

 

Anything else?

I love cooking and baking (especially baking), reading, playing video games, and watching documentaries.

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Name, nickname?

My name is Faiza, aka FidoFaiza

 

Cat or dog person?

Is there such thing as a fish person?

 

Coffee or tea?

Neither! Virgin cocktails for me please.

 

Favorite meal?

I can’t pick a favourite. I have seasonal cravings.

 

Moment of triumph?

Seeing people I love happy and knowing I’m the reason behind their happiness.

 

Fun fact about yourself?

My fish was diagnosed with depression (not so much of a FUN fact…).

 

Ultimate vacation destination?

Maldives, Bora Bora, Thailand, Santorini & the list goes on…

 

Anything else?

I enjoy cooking, shopping, spending time with my family, watching reality shows (my guilty pleasure) and cleaning my house.

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Name, nickname?

My name is Rachel, aka FidoRachel and people call me Rach, not very original I know.

 

Cat or dog person?

I love both but I prefer cats.

 

Coffee or tea?

Depends how I feel.

 

Favorite meal?

I have way too many, I can’t choose one.

 

Moment of triumph?

My first time traveling alone, I was 11 on my way to France. Of course I was meeting someone there but it's the first time I truly felt like I was doing something by myself.

 

Fun fact about yourself?

I can buy shoes in the kid’s section.

 

Ultimate vacation destination?

I’d love to go to Magdalen Islands.

 

Anything else?

I Google absolutely everything!

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Name, nickname?

Kenny, also known as FidoKenny. My friends call me KennyBwoi. Never really understood why.

 

Cat or dog person?

I prefer dogs. Cats are boring.

 

Coffee or tea?

Don’t like tea. But a cup of coffee every morning is required for me to have a great day.

 

Favorite meal?

General Tao and fried rice.

 

Moment of triumph?

Jumped off a plane once. Always told myself that I would do Skydiving one day and I did it.

 

Fun fact about yourself?

Reading on the bus automatically gives me headaches.

 

Ultimate vacation destination?

Tokyo, Japan

 

Anything else?

I love comic books, video games, sneakers and I love music. DJing is one of my hobbies.

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Name, nickname & title

My name is Ranya, aka FidoRanya. My friends call me Rawnz!

 

Cat or dog person?

I have a beautiful kitty princess, her name is Logan (I’m obsessed with Wolverine). But I love dogs just as much!

 

Coffee or tea?

My life motto: “Wake up and smell the coffee” I LOVE coffee, tea is a close second.

 

Favorite meal

I love going for breakfast (or late brunch really). I like to mix sweet and salty and I could eat mashed potatoes every day.

 

Moment of triumph

I don’t have one moment of triumph per say but being able to enjoy the small things in life and staying grounded on a daily basis is what I’d consider my moment of triumph.

 

Fun fact about yourself

I always sneeze. I’m allergic to everything from cats to dust to pollen… Not so fun now that I think about it…

 

Ultimate vacation destination

I’d go back to Morocco every summer if I could. I’d love to visit Egypt or Kenya. Also, anywhere in the Caribbean.

 

Anything else?

I‘m super fascinated by high profile criminal cases, trials, prisons and all that gloomy stuff. I could read about it all day!

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Name, nickname & title

Pierre/ Crown / Purps / FidoPierre

 

Cat or dog person?

Definitely more of a dog person over cats. Could be because I’m allergic to cats.

 

Coffee or tea?

Coffee wakes me up and tea makes me sleepy. So coffee please Smiley

 

Favorite meal

Pizza

 

Moment of triumph

One of the music events I organized when I used to do artist management.

 

Fun fact about yourself

I’m curious, very curious. Fascinated by learning new things.

 

Ultimate vacation destination

Bora Bora / Tahiti

 

Anything else?

I’m secretly in love with Zooey Deschanel. (but shhhh...)

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Name, nickname & title

My name is Claudia. My nickname is Dia but my mom always calls me Clau.

 

Cat or dog person?

I'm a dog person even though I was once bitten by a dog!

 

Coffee or tea?

Coffee all day long!

 

Favorite meal

Bacon. On top of a pizza.

 

Moment of triumph

The first time I was able to do a proper squat after 2 months in the gym.

 

Fun fact about yourself

I was once the proud owner of 3 rabbits! Also nothing brings out my competitive side as much as Pictionary.

 

Ultimate vacation destination

Croatia, Greece, Italy, Egypt, Israel, Dubai, Peru, Bora Bora… the list can go on.

 

Anything else?

I love to draw to pass the time.

I’m constantly singing.

I firmly believe that there is no such thing as "a bad pizza"

If I could, I would hibernate all winter and emerge in the spring.

 

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Name, nickname & title

Charles, commonly known as FidoCharles

 

Cat or dog person?

Why pick cats when you can take dogs? Definitely a dog person yeah.

 

Coffee or tea?

Pumpkin spice latte?

 

Favorite meal

Sushi!

 

Moment of triumph

When I first started walking, I remember it like it was yesterday.

 

Fun fact about yourself

I’m probably my biggest fan when it comes to my jokes. Smiley

 

Ultimate vacation destination

Budapest all the way!

 

Anything else?

I’m rarely serious

I love to make people laugh

I’m a gamer, a real one

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Name, nickname & title

Nick, or FidoNick. My friends call me all sort of nicknames  but we won’t get into those. Smiley

 

Cat or dog person?

I’m super allergic to cats, so definitely more of a dog person! I have a Morkie named Booboo! Don’t judge me, my sister chose the name.

 

Coffee or tea?

Coffee! Tea is for colds Tongue

 

Favorite meal

Way too many to name! My weakness is definitely pasta!

 

Moment of triumph

I’d have to say it’s when I graduated University. Boring I know but the feeling of knowing it’s over with is priceless!

 

Fun fact about yourself

I like to think I’m a pretty good cook (emphasis on I like to think), baking on the other hand not so much!

 

Ultimate vacation destination

I love travelling and I try to go to Greece almost every summer! If there’s a beach and sunshine, I’m happy!

 

Anything else?

I think I covered pretty much everything! I love travelling, cooking, and reading!

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Name, nickname & title

My name is Saira also FidoSaira here, but my family calls me Tara.

 

Cat or dog person?

Definitely a dog person, love German Shepherds.

 

Coffee or tea?

Neither, I am more addicted to Coca-Cola Sad

 

Favorite meal

Anything that's delicious and spicy and looks good and has chicken in it.

 

Moment of triumph

A ride in a hot air balloon in Turkey, probably the best experience in my life so far.

 

Fun fact about yourself

I am prone to accidents. I've broken my right arm twice... wasn't so fun then.

 

Ultimate vacation destination

Any historical place! I loved visiting Turkey, although I simply hate planes which limits me...

 

Anything else?

I love to read, watch tv series, movies and a lot of movies!

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Name, nickname & title

Saad, aka FidoSaad.

 

Cat or dog person?

Neither. Let’s just say I love all pets Smiley

 

Coffee or tea?

Coffee for sure! You can’t go wrong with a cup of coffee, or two.

 

Favorite meal

Umm… Is meat a meal?

 

Moment of triumph

Back in highschool when we went from a second rate team to winning the regionals, and finishing 6th place in the provincial championship of soccer. It was an amazing experience!

 

Fun fact about yourself

I had an afro back in highschool, with a result similar to this one:

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Ultimate vacation destination

Australia was the best destination so far as a tourist, and Europe as a soccer fan. Two unforgettable destinations.

 

Anything else?

I have a sweet tooth for eclairs, they are my weakness. Didn’t figure out why yet, but who cares… they’re sooo good.

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