English citations of Fido
Noun: a representative name for a dog
David E. Rumelhart, James L. McClelland (1986) Parallel distributed processing: Psychological and biological models, ISBN 0262631105, 9780262631105 Invalid ISBN, page 190 of 623: “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
- 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.
- 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.