Chelsea is gorgeous and curious. Maybe some Aussie Shepherd, maybe some Border Collie, Chelsea has a lush coat and some workin' dog skills. Jacob is so sweet and is just a baby at 5 months. He's coming into his own as a houndy-style dog. Give him a toy and he's good to go. We want to get Jacob a forever home, but he's also a great example of a dog that needs a foster (hint!) Double hint: January is Foster month at Friends of the Animals BR! Meet both Chelsea and Jacob in the Dogs of the Week segment. PLUS: See you at Yappy Hour tonight at the Bulldog Baton Rouge-- 20% of Happy Hour proceeds benefit FOTA! Aww yeah! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast #podcast.
More about fostering: https://friendsoftheanimalsbr.org/foster/
Beans is one happy dog! George is a handsome funny-bunny. Meet both these boys on the new Pawcast podcast. PLUS: a look back at 2018's stats and a sneek peak into the van! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the 200th Pawcast podcast.
January is the Month of the Foster at Friends of the Animals BR! Donna is the Foster Recruiter at FOTA and she joins us on the Pawcast to tell everyone about how to foster at FOTA, what fosters do, what fosters DON'T do, why we have a fostering program, how you can help.
Some of the questions answered on the show:
- How can I foster a dog?
- Do I have to provide vet care for a foster dog?
- What if I have questions about my foster dog?
- Is fostering good for families with children?
- Do I have to have dog experience before fostering?
- How long is the fostering commitment?
- I can't foster-- is there another way I can help?
Find out more about fostering on our website: https://friendsoftheanimalsbr.org/foster/
Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast podcast. Help us kick off January as FOSTER MONTH!
Meet Bridget and her son John-- volunteers who take pictures of all the dogs at Friends of the Animals BR. Bridget shares how she got started with this special volunteering and even gives some tips about how we all can take better pictures. John shares his ultimate method for getting the pup models attention.
We give special thanks to EVERYONE who make FOTA happen and help fulfill the mission of saving dogs in Baton Rouge. Happy New Year, everyone! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.
Sparkle is a cute puggle with the most adorable underbite. Divie is a handsome boy, complete with white racing stripe and socks. Both puppers are 12 lbs. and both are love bugs. PLUS: Some special messages from some staffers and volunteers of FOTA. Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.
Coco is a blonde beauty with a wilderness flair. Dimitri is a lowrider, auburn in color with a very handsome face. Both these dogs are looking for homes this Christmas. Is it you? Listen to the new Pawcast podcast and meet both these fur babies. The year might be winding down and the weather is getting colder, but that does not mean that things are slowing down at area shelters or at Friends of the Animals! We talk about all that and more on the new episode. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast podcast.
Midnight is so happy that he puts his whole body into his tail wagging. As a surprise, Midnight's foster brothers come on the show to tell us all about this pup! Up next is Buddy, the ultimate lap dog. Buddy has gorgeous white hair and a cute perky face. Meet these dogs on the new Pawcast podcast!
Oooh we love Maizie! Such a cutie and the ultimate sweetie. She's waiting for a belly rub from YOU. Up next is SJ who Paula describes as "soulful." Her eyes tell a story and she's just the kind of dog that FOTA can spotlight and find just the right forever home. PLUS: TONIGHT Young Professionals Networking at the Bulldog. Saturday is ornament day at the Dog Adoption House. December 4 is at Bistro Byronz Willow Grove. Finally, PLUSH PUPPIES are at Raising Cane's-- plus calendars! A portion of the proceeds go to FOTA! Wow! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast.
Ellen is a special needs yorkie mix with her own Instagram account. We meet her and her foster Anna-- who also happens to be a Dog Adoption House staffer! Ellen has experienced a true transformation in the time she has been in Anna's care, from matted mess to smiling, pain-free cutie. PLUS We are filled with gratitude for all the FOTA supporters!
Ellen's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/the_other_ellen_degeneres/
Pete is a frisky black lab puppy who loves kids and loves to play. Ducky is a shepherd mix who has some running skills and she loves to chase a ball. Meet these great Dogs of the Week on the new Pawcast podcast. PLUS: Tonight (Thursday) is Pints and Pups at the Bulldog! Join us at the Bulldog (4385 Perkins Rd) and a portion of the proceeds goes to FOTA. Woo hoo! Listen, share, and enjoy the Pawcast #podcast.
Max and Miffy are brother and sister-- unique in that they have identical fur, but very different body types. These two cuties romp around as they look for their forever home. Up next is Theo. What a transformation! Theo arrived at FOTA looking and feeling poorly. But check him out now! Handsome and happy, Theo is now ready to shine. Hear his remarkable tale on the Pawcast. PLUS: the 2nd Annual Bocage Tennis Tournament this weekend! Listen, share, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.
Scout has a little bit of a scruffy face and some delightful "chocolate chip" polka dots. Abernathy loves people and loves to be with his people. PLUS: Tennis Tourney! Pups n' Pints! Listen, share, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.
Eddie is a big ol' puppy and Doodlebug is... well, a cute lil doodlebug! These two cuties are your dogs of the week on the new Pawcast podcast. Plus: Volunteer opportunities abound; Tennis Tourney is coming up; Pints and Pups night! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast podcast.
Tennis Tourney info and registration here: http://friendsoftheanimalsbr.org/tennis/
Super volunteer Debbie joins us on the Pawcast podcast to talk about her own foster Oslo! Oslo is a black boxer mix with the sweetest personality. Up next is house favorite Dobby! Dobby takes advantage of the grass during her interview, stretching out for some serious sunbathing. Too cute. PLUS: Raffle wrap-up! Tennis tourney coming up! Woo hoo Pints and Pups! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.
Woo hoo! The new FOTA van is here! Get a tour of the new van and what it means for adoptable dogs and the FOTA mission. PLUS: Paula sneaks in an extra Dog of the Week. Meet Sophia, Star, and Benji! AND: Raffle is extended! Get your tickets today! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast podcast. Buy RAFFLE tickets here: http://bit.ly/fureverphotobr
OH MY GOSH O'Malley! Romping through the Pawcast podcast is this adorable hound puppy. Up next is gorgeous gentleman Oden. Oden is one of the sweetest dogs ever, so much love to give-- and handsome to boot. PLUS: You know the deal. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.
Sinclair is an amazing future 40 lb lap dog. Babs is black, long and sleek. PLUS: FOTA is hiring! We need fosters! Raffle tickets are selling! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast podcast.
Cookie has a distinct stripe (that has earned her a funny nickname.) Cheetoh is so full of love, she can hardly contain herself. PLUS: Paige is FOTAs new Foster Coordinator! We learn about her role, the importance of fosters, and how to get involved. Visit fotabr.org/foster for more information. Listen, SHARE and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.
Annabelle is so gorgeous and has some mad hops. She shares her antics with Catherine and Paula during her interview as the first Dog of the Week. Lovely Olivia has brindle tiger stripes and beautiful white markings. Her gentle demeanor is on display as she braves the whipping wind in the large dog yard. PLUS: It's RAFFLE time (get your tickets now) and we announce the 2nd Annual Bocage Tennis Tournament. Two great ways to support Friends of the Animals BR. Listen, share, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.
New foster Camile talks about sassy and slender Lucia! Solid black, very pretty, Lucia is one of a large litter that have been making the rounds through FOTA. Now it's Lucia's turn! Up next is Maggie who LOVES everyone! She is playful and sweet. Ready to please and loves to receive affection-- that's Maggie! Can you guess the theme of this Pawcast podcast? PLUS: An amazing adoption report! Raffle-mania! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this Pawcast.
Josh Eachus, PhD-- weatherman extraordinaire for WBRZ, is closing in on the end of his third Dog Days of Summer campaign with Friends of the Animals BR. We talk to Dr. Josh about the campaign, about working for a company that is community focused, and even get a great weather scoop! Listen, share, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.
Wow! Spence is cattle-y and shepherd-y, and a super personality. He's also in LOVE with Lucia, our second Dog of the Week! Lucia is a black lab mix. Both these awesome puppers are being fostered by our friends at Camp Bow Wow Baton Rouge! PLUS: We recap the awesome #ClearTheShelters event last weekend. It all comes together on this episode of the podcast.
It's today! Camp Bow Wow is hosting a local "Clear the Shelters" event from 9AM - 1PM on August 18 and FOTA will be there. Paula talks about some of the cuties FOTA will host at the event, as well as discusses some of the factors that go into the shelters being so full this time of year. Don't forget: the Dog Adoption House is open too from 11AM - 3PM. Plus: (finally!!) new fake commercial break. Listen, share, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.
We speak to FOTA Board President Cindy Berggreen and hear about all kinds of behind-the-scenes-business of Friends of the Animals. FOTA merged with YELP BR; adoptions are up; FOTA is reaching out to new fosters. Cindy also discusses some of the financial info for our 501c(3) charitable organization. Finally, Cindy shares some of the many (MANY) ways folks can get involved with rescuing dogs in our Baton Rouge community. Listen, share, and enjoy the Pawcast #podcast.
Meet Elvis, a pup who has a new lease on life after a great groom! Bingo is a bit older and is a great fellow. Bingo is a part of the FASS program, giving us the chance to learn more about this option. PLUS: Cindy gives a recap of the Forum 35 Uncorked event and Sharon gives a tease for something BIG coming soon. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.