English citations of Fido
Noun: a representative name for a dog
- Let us say that our little boy knows a dog next door named Rover and a dog at his gradma's house named Fido.
Noun: a stereotypical dog or pet
[Matthew] (2012-03-12), "Fido learning to live without as a result of the recession", pp. 1 The Seattle Times. URL accessed on 2012-03-04.
- Fido learning to live without as a result of the recession: The $87 billion pet-product market, once deemed recession-proof, is starting to show cracks as owners struggle to make ends meet.
[Anica] (2012-03-12), "Potential pet owners should ponder pocketbook issues, too", pp. 1 The Seattle Times. URL accessed on 2012-03-04.
- According to the Humane Society for Seattle/King County, a person should budget between $300 and $1,000 per year of a dog's life and $700 per year of a cat's life. This would include food, toys, treats, vet bills, pet care and other random costs that Fido may incur.