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 East Baton Rouge municipal shelter. Happy tails!
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Aug 18, 2016

Just a quick message to let folks know how FOTA dogs are hanging in during the flooding, as well as how FOTA volunteers are being of service during this trying time. Lots of love and dry thoughts to everyone during this time. #Woof

Aug 11, 2016

In this special edition of the Pawcast, Exec Director and Pawcaster Catherine go over some of the nuts and bolts of Friends of the Animals. You will learn yearly stats, how things work behind the scenes, and some of what goes into running the organization. (Of course, you'll get the scoop on the various ways you can help out FOTA and adoptable dogs, too.) Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this not-the-usual Pawcast!

Aug 4, 2016

Winner, winner, chicken dinner! All the RAFFLE winners are posted at FOTA-- thanks to all who gave it a go. We've got two super dawgs on this show: Parker and Jasper. Parker has long hair and short legs: go figure. Jasper loves walks and has a not-so-secret ridge just ready for patting. PLUS: AMAZING MEDIA NEWS for Friends of the Animals. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!

Jul 28, 2016

Amazing Dogs of the Week! Lil' legs, little shorty-short legs on Pluto! This charmer is black and white, a low rider, and a great guy to meet. Up next is on trend Bambi! Paula and Catherine parse out all Bambi's attributes and gush a little bit about Black Mouth Curs. The show wraps with Bob and Catherine trying to keep it fresh. Plus: check out a podcast all about the animal rescue community. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast podcast!

Jul 21, 2016

Color coordinated Dogs of the Week! Wait-- personality AND color coordinated Dogs of the Week!! Meet Scruff McGruff and Lester! You'll hear a lot of talk of brown and white fur and dogs that want to be with people and NOT outside. Also: RAISING CANES this Saturday! Find out how to get something yummy and help FOTA. Plus: some unmentionables. Oh, and a gossip item. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast podcast.

Jul 14, 2016

Usually we don't get a lot of puppies on the Pawcast, but today is a bit different! Meet Georgia, a black lab mix, who is eager and playful... and who has three sibs who you need to see! Plus Heidi who has a carbon copy in Giselle-- these cattle dog mixes live up to their supermodel names. Plus: you may have heard it before, it's not new news, but we try and make it fresh (with Bob jazzing things up.) Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast!!

Jul 7, 2016

Meet Cat Haven, a cat rescue group here in Baton Rouge. Executive Director Wendy takes us on a virtual tour and explains how Cat Haven helps cats in our community. Bonus: kitty hammocks! Up next is Dr. Marianne Fairchild of Spay Spa. Marianne talks about rescue medicine and what we all can be on the look-out for during the hot summer months for our pets. It's a special episode of the Pawcast. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!

Jun 30, 2016

Puppies, puppies, puppies, puppies, puppies, puppies, puppies, puppies, puppies, AND Max! Plus: raffle, competitive grilling. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast podcast.

Jun 23, 2016

Happy, happy for Phil on his first day out of the shelter. Meet this wonderful dog as we talk to first-timer on the podcast Audrey. Up next is long-timer Bob as he talks about little girl Harvey (AKA Bunny.) She's sleek and pointy, with a couple of secrets up her sleeves (including the origin story of her ears.) Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast podcast.

Jun 16, 2016

Oh hai! On this new Pawcast, meet speckled Tipper. Are Catherine and Sharon being hopeless romantics about this good boy? You decide! Up next: Zeus who is not just good looks. He's looking for just the right forever home to give out pats. PLUS: Raffle, Yoga Flow, more raffle talk, and then how super grillers  can help FOTA. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast podcast.

Jun 9, 2016

Fire up the ol' Pawcast! All kinds of events covered on this Pawcast, starting with the Red, White, and Blue Raffle! Get all the deets plus other events happening for FOTA. The Dogs of the Week are two swell boys: Rusty and Bam Bam. New Dogs of the Week sponsor Hey Penelope! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast podcast!

Jun 2, 2016

We run from perfectly petite to big n' handsome with the Dogs of the Week this time on the Pawcast. First, meet Darla... darling Darla dashes around the yard, showing off her permanent grin. Find out how many shades of blonde this cutie pie possesses. Up next: ON LOCATION at Petz Plaza, meet Dodger! Dodger is a black boxer who loves full body hugs. He is a great dog, and foster Laney almost gushes about his fantastic attributes. Also: Bob tells us about upcoming events at Kendra Scott and Yoga Bliss. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast podcast.

May 26, 2016

Whew, there's a ton happening at FOTA, especially this weekend. First, meet Cleopatra (nicknamed Cleaux) and hear her foster Dad imitate her houndish howl. Next, Sharon breaks down all the parts that make up floppy Butler. Nice, well mannered, and unique looking-- Butler is a keeper. Finally, Paula catches us up on all the happenings including why FOTA is closed on Sunday. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.

May 19, 2016

Battle of the sweet cuties! First up is Violet, a lover who is a perfect candidate for agility. We want to make sure everyone learns about Violet's TRUE personality, which is why we have her out in the medium dog yard. Up next is Astrid, who has never had a bad day. Let Astrid's happy disposition rub off on you! Also: imbibables. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast podcast.

May 12, 2016

This episode has it all! First up is Hank-- we love this great dog and you will too after he's profiled by his foster Mom Meghan. Are you a person-or-family-on-the-go? Then Hank is for you. Up next: foster Bob STEALS the recorder and gets his foster dog Rosie front and center. But that's okay: Rosie is as sweet as her name, and you'll enjoy hearing about this little girl. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast podcast.

May 5, 2016

How did this happen? The show starts off with a behind the scenes peek at a Pawcast "production" meeting, hear about this calendar debacle. The Dogs of the Week saves the show with Hope, a lovely pup who gives the listeners a treat with her frisky antics. Up next is Darla, who is all about love and leopard spots. Finally, we wrap the show talking about where you can see adoptable dogs this weekend. Visit our sponsor, and learn all about their cool color changing GameDay lights. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast podcast.

Apr 28, 2016

Some exciting stuff on the Pawcast! Super dogs of the week, Katie and Ginger give Paula and Catherine a chance to talk about great dogs and some of the transitions dogs experience as they go through the adoption process. THEN: woo hoo! The Pawcast has a  sponsor! Visit to learn about their LED lighting solutions. Sponsorship benefits FOTA. Finally, we hope to see you at the Royal Standard Fashion show tonight! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast podcast.

Apr 21, 2016

A bunch of FIRSTS on this Pawcast! First Cheryl from the PASS Program talks about sweet, soft, ebony and ivory Lily Bean. Plus we get all the scoop on what PASS is all about. Up next is Pebbles who is a super squirrel spotter. She is so well behaved and alert, Pebbles makes quite an impression during her interview. Finally, the show wraps with Bob telling about another FIRST: a FOTA fashion show, hosted at The Royal Standard! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast.

Apr 14, 2016

Breaking news on the Pawcast! Hear about FOTA's upcoming event that is a FIRST for Friends of the Animals. In the Dogs of the Week, meet super cute, FRECKLED Frieda! She's got model good looks (hint) and sweet stylings to match. Up next is "lovable lunk" Max! Do YOU know how he keeps his coat so white?! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new ep of the Pawcast.

Apr 7, 2016

Friend of the Pawcast Bob goes a liiiiiitle bit crazy over the upcoming Mutts and Music event. Hear all the details from him as he gets ready for the big day April 10th. When we get to the Dogs of the Week, we're in for a treat. Meet the blur of brindle Woodrow! Woody runs about and shows off everything he's got. Up next is Bruce, and the case is made that Bruce is part teddy bear and part boyfriend. Here the facts of the matter as you meet this golden boy.  Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.

Mar 31, 2016

Are you a geometry expert? Can you measure points to the nth degree? Come check out the ears on our first dog of the week, Cooper. Handsome and noble, this boy is a wonderful young gentleman. Our second pup is bounding and HAPPY! Meet Miracle and hear about her journey to FOTA. PLUS: what you catching your Zzzz's has to do with Friends of the Animals and Mutts and Music on April 10. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast podcast.

Mar 24, 2016

Events are a great way to spread the word about all the awesome stuff FOTA is doing AND adoptable dogs! We use the Camp Bow Wow Homeward Bound event at the Bulldog as a chance to talk some volunteers to get their take on all the great ways to support FOTA. Maybe you'll get some insight on ways you can get (more) involved! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this noisier-than-usual Pawcast podcast.

Mar 17, 2016

She loves everyone and she's got something for everybody. Cannoli is a boxer something mix, she's got the boxer face, some tiger stripes, and even some polka dots. This sweet girl gets presented by her foster Patti. Up next is fun pup Archie-- and oh what an Archie he is! Handsome and playful, this boy is something to behold. ALSO: get your calendar out, there is a great event coming up in April for FOTA. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast!

Mar 10, 2016

The Pawcast turns 1! (Almost....) In this 52nd episode, we start off with a little walk down memory lane, citing some Pawcast stats. We move on to the Dogs of the Week: Maggie is adorable and her story allows Paula to highlight co-fostering at FOTA. Up next is Bella, who ain't no purse dog. Fosters Dee and Scott tell all about this silly pup and share their experiences being fosters. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this Pawcast!

Mar 3, 2016

What a sweetie is little Courtney. With golden hair and a striped tail, this lady is making strides every day! Get a feel for this alert, loyal girl as she explores the medium dog yard. Up next: perhaps the most distinct looking dog ever on the Pawcast, Mollie Mae is something else! Her wagging tail is an indicator as to how much she loves life. PLUS: You already know, but we gotta include the obligatory call for Gulf Coast Bank votes... Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this Pawcast.

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