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Pawcast: Friends of the Animals Baton Rouge

It's the Pawcast! The Friends of the Animals Baton Rouge podcast. Meet the dogs, hear the adoption report, learn about opportunities to help FOTA. The Pawcast will help you connect with our organization and support our mission of saving as many dogs and puppies as possible from the greater East Baton Rouge parish. Happy tails!
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Mar 23, 2019

Peggy is small, spry, and a secret cuddler. Bonna Vie is calm and cool, with distinct hound features. Both these girls need homes and come on to the Pawcast to let you get to know them better. PLUS: It's today! Come out to Robinson Bros Ford from 11AM - 3PM. Your test drive TODAY means a donation from Ford for Friends of the Animals BR! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast #podcast.

Mar 16, 2019

Rocky has a pair of pointy, pointy ears, and a perfect "C" tail (complete with white tip.) This sweetie is frisky and fun, looking for his forever family. Spot is quite a runner with perfect brindle stripes-- he's adored by the staff at his shelter, and we especially want to spotlight (pun intended) this great dog. PLUS: Robinson Bros Ford virtual test drive is next week! FOTA is open for St. Pat's. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast. 

Mar 9, 2019

Bentley is seriously handsome and smart-- he even rings a bell when he needs to go outside! Ellie is a winner who is wonderful in every way. Your two Dogs of the Week are just waiting for their furever homes. Is that you? PLUS: Robinson Bros Ford is hosting their 5th Annual Community Test Drive. This year the event benefits Friends of the Animals BR. Get all the details on the show. Listen, share, and enjoy the new Pawcast podcast. 

Mar 2, 2019

She's the Queen of Mardi Gras-- her name is Queenie! Meet this cute (and deceptive?!) beagle mix. Up next is Peach Pie, a darling who is small and gorgeous (and fibbing about her age??!) who plays adorably with her ball on the Pawcast. Plus: the Turnberry Place Open House was amazing! We give the full report on Turnberry's amazing new fitness center (and FOTA was there!) AND: Paula gives all the scoop on Dog Adoption House schedule for Mardi Gras. We wish all our friends a wonderful Mardi Gras! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.  

Feb 23, 2019

On this episode of the Pawcast, we speak to Jess, a weekend foster and explore how fosters can help the transformation process in an adoptable dog. Jess shares a lot of insights about the fostering experience and tells the story of her recent foster, Anderson. If you want to get excited about fostering, Jess' interview is for you! PLUS: Donna, Foster Recruiter for FOTABR is on the Pawcast (and is the person who landed the interview with Jess!) AND: Sunday brunch?! Listen, share, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast. 

More about fostering here: https://friendsoftheanimalsbr.org/foster/

Feb 16, 2019

#205 - Jack Dawson comes from a line of hunting dogs, loves to smell the air, but loves his people so, so much. Angie is an Instagram influencer and model who contains every tone of brown in her lush coat. Meet both of these dogs on the new Pawcast podcast. PLUS: Mystic Krewe de Mutts is Sunday; a FOTA brunch is on the calendar; Robinson Bros. test-drive fundraiser... Lots of stuff coming up! Listen, share, and enjoy the Pawcast.

Feb 9, 2019

Scruffy has an amazing jump and likes to give kisses. Wonton has an adorable underbite and a looong curl of a tail. Both these handsome boys are looking for their forever home on the Pawcast podcast. PLUS: Paula shares some of what she learned at the American Pets Alive! 2019 conference. FINALLY: Breaking news, we love y'all. Listen, share, and enjoy the Pawcast #podcast. 

Feb 2, 2019

Buddy is wonderfully sweet and longs to be in a forever home. Cosmo is on the mend after a rough go. Both of these guys are in the FASS program. PLUS: there's a contest to name our new van!

Jan 26, 2019

From time to time we like to profile some of the special people who help out at Friends of the Animals BR. Livi and Sophie are young volunteers who use their hobbies to help animals in Baton Rouge. The girls also have social media platforms to help spread their positive message. PLUS FOTA is having a contest to name our new van! Details are in the Pawcast. Listen, share, and enjoy the new Pawcast podcast. 

Jan 17, 2019

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/

 

Jan 11, 2019

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.

Jan 5, 2019

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!

 

 

Dec 29, 2018

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.

Dec 22, 2018

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. 

Dec 15, 2018

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.

Dec 7, 2018

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!

Nov 29, 2018

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. 

Nov 21, 2018

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/

 

Nov 15, 2018

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.

Nov 9, 2018

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.

Nov 1, 2018

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. 

Oct 25, 2018

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/

Oct 19, 2018

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. 

Oct 12, 2018

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

Oct 4, 2018

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.

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