Wow-- so much news! First, FOTA is closed Saturday for the St. Pat parade (I say it wrong on the show-- we're closed Saturday, parade day.) NEXT: Penny, an adoptable dog needs some major surgery. Paula gives an update about her status. THEN: Our Two Dogs of the Week, Ed and Steve Dave. There are several similarities about these two boys, you're going to want to hear all about these great boys. FINALLY: Woo hoo! FOTA is up for SEVERAL Best Of awards in 225 Magazine! Here's the link: https://www.225batonrouge.com/article/2017-best-225-people-entertainment Please vote for FOTA and the Pawcast. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast #podcast.
Brother Eldon 5k run on March 11! FOTA will be out at this well-known area fun run showing off some adoptable dogs and looking for new fosters. Stop by and say hello or tell your running pals to look out for FOTA. On to the Dogs of the Week! Up first is Magnolia who came into FOTA under some disappointing circumstances, but she's not letting that stop her! Magnolia is happy, resilient, and super cute to boot. Up next: chi-mix Sid! Sid hams it up in his segment. You'll hear him playing and romping as we tell you about what a great pupper he is. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast #podcast.
Boudreaux ain't no baby! He's our first Dog of the Week and Paula tells us how Boudreaux likes to get comfy with new folks. He's a sweetie that would be a great addition for someone looking to add to their canine family. Up next: foster Angel (first timer on the Pawcast) tells us about her foster pup Lundi! He's handsome and happy, a real good one. Hear all about his antics on the best segment of the show. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast #podcast.
Happy Mardi Gras, everyone! You are going to love our Dogs of the Week. First up: meet Julia. Julia is the perfect candidate to be on the Pawcast--find out why in her interview. Next is Jinx, a dramatically colored Aussie mix. Jinx is playful and alert. A real love and certainly adored by her foster family. Finally, the show wraps with the next upcoming FOTA event, the Brother Eldon 5k run on March 11! Plus last call on the Mardi Dog shirts. Get them while they last! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast #podcast.
Sweet Suzette is a good bet... and she's our first Dog of the Week. She's golden and sweet-- don't let her age stop you from considering her for your family. Up next is Cullen. Playful and handsome-- things get gushy as Cullen shows off his athletic attributes and good looks. Finally, the show wraps with new Mardi Dog shirts! Get them while they last! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast #podcast.
What a milestone. On Episode 100, we talk all about FOSTERING, and why it's the heart of FOTA. You'll hear a "Christmas Miracle" fostering story from Meghan. Rachel, the new Foster Recruiter for FOTA will share her role and how folks can become a foster. Finally, Sharon brings it all home with the significance of this special kind of volunteering. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast episode.
Don't panic-- Callie is here as our dog of the week. This zipping sweetheart shepherd mix (Hey! Looky there! Shepherd spelled right this time!) makes the rounds in the big dog yard as we talk to her fosters, Rachel and Case. Next: Special interview with Nancy and Harold Rhee who have a podcast dedicated to people involved in animal rescue. They offer a ton of insight and perspective both from their personal fostering experience and from doing a podcast. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast episode.
Oooh Daisy! This gentle giant is so sweet and totally loves her people. This beautiful Anatolian Shepard mix is devoted and looking for a forever home. You have to meet this 70lb love bug. Up next is perky Pepper, the peppy girl with a distinct beauty mark. Paula describes all the transitions Pepper has been through and how she likes to warm up to folks. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast #podcast.
TONIGHT is Yappy Hour at the Bulldog. A portion of the proceeds benefit FOTA, so we hope to see ya there. With that important message out of the way, it's on to the Dogs of the Week! Up first-- Nellie is a puppy who is a blonde sensation. She's playful and quite a cuddle bug. She puts on a serious face for photos, but in reality is a silly goose. Next is Kiddo who loves children and other dogs. She has precious perfect triangle folded ears. Kiddo has a teeny bit of gray on her muzzle that might lead folks to think she's older than she is. Don't be fooled! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast #podcast.
Hello, hello to our two Dogs of the Week-- Peggy Sue and Nona. Peggy Sue is a Walker Hound mix who is athletic and pretty. Her foster dad David tells us all about hounds and why Peggy Sue is ready for a family. Up next is golden-eyed Nona! She is soft, happy, and attractive. We talk to Case about Nona and bonus: we go through the early transition stages of bringing a new foster dog into a home. Plus: Mardi Dog shirts; FOTA is a BRSoMe FINALIST; Pawprint. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast. Now on SoundCloud!
Hey, hey Sierra is a German Shepard, totally new to Friends of the Animals! She has a lot of love to give and is already showing off her smarts. Up next: Dasher! Handsome hound mix who is amber in color. Dasher has some shy characteristics at first, but that's not his whole story! ALSO: Car donation at FOTA (spoiler alert: lots of folks donate their cars to FOTA. Maybe you, too?) Listen, SHARE, and have a swell time with the new Pawcast #podcast.
Well, well... 2016 was quite a year for Friends of the Animals. Paula joins the show to give overall adoption numbers for the year, and the conversation turns to all the different agencies and partners that FOTA works with to rescue dogs. The great 2016 flood had a significant impact on our Baton Rouge community-- and an impact on dogs, too. Paula and Catherine recount the flood, and get to share nice adoption news about the final "FOTA flood dog." Some of the other good news includes PEDIGREE Foundation funding and Bark n' BBQ. The show wraps with a tiny tease about some of what is in store for 2017. It's a good one. Give it a listen. Happy New Year from FOTA and the Pawcast.
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year from the Pawcast. We count down the 12 Days of FOTA Christmas on this not-the-usual Pawcast episode. You'll hear a lot of facts a-flyin', a shout out to Katie (the Catahoula/Great Dane mix, up for adoption), and some familiar FOTA voices. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast #podcast show.
Cypress is ALL Louisiana and Roxie is all spots. These two fun pups are up for adoption at Friends of the Animals. Paula and Catherine highlight these girls as they romp around the large dog yard. (The dogs that is-- not Paula and Catherine.) Also: FOTA has e-cards if you want to give a donation in honor of someone. All the directions are in this show! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast #podcast.
Woo hoo! Big news opens the show! Paula talks about a recent grant received from the Pedigree Foundation (and how that relates to our two Dogs of the Week.) Hannah is gorgeous and playful. Her modeling poses dazzle Catherine and Paula as they profile this pretty black lab. Up next is Sunshine-- she looks like a Yorkie, but she's 20 lbs. Paula and Catherine explore this mystery. Finally, the show wraps with a sentimental Adoption Report. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast podcast episode.
Look who has landed on the Pawcast this week: a golden boy and a cafe au lait girl. Dorado is all #Eyebrows and a fun, playful spirit. What a contrast to the super sassy Latte-- House hooman Laney talks up this square head beauty (complete with rhinestone collar.) Also: got some time? Why not volunteer at FOTA? Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast podcast episode.
On this fine Thanksgiving, we take a moment to express gratitude for all the folks that make Friends of the Animals possible. We love the dogs and are grateful for the unconditional love they give us all. Happy Thanksgiving! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast #podcast.
Well, it happened again-- Catherine is in love at the very first sight of Jordan, our first Dog of the Week. Paula explains why his good looks and perky personality have this effect on everyone. Up next is Bailey. This little girl has been through it! She is an example of what everyone involved in animal rescue hopes to see: a dog that had a difficult time being nurtured into good health and adoptability. Plus: fibbing and wispy grass. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast podcast.
Do you need a ray of sunshine this week? Well, the Pawcast is here to serve. You gotta meet our two Dogs of the Week! First up is Ike, who charms Catherine and Paula as he romps around the large dog yard. He's handsome and sweet-- the total package. Next is Penny who is a classic scruffy girl, wiry and auburn. Brittany tells us all about Penny's personality outside of the kennel. PLUS: BARKaid at Barcadia this weekend! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast podcast.
Ooh la la! Mabel and Abby! Can you handle the cute? Mabel is a love, playing and romping around. She's a total best friend in the making, ready to be adopted. Up next-- as if she was shot out of a cannon, Abby races around the large dog yard (hound and whippet-- whip it real good!) This happy-go-lucky girl gets profiled by her fosters. Plus: "holiday" closures. Listen, SHARE, and savor this new Pawcast #podcast.
Small dog alert! We've got two smaller boys as our Dogs of the Week. Up first is Mick: don't let his serious look fool ya. He's a sweetie that looks like a mini shar pei. With a black, red, and cream coat, he's something to see. Bonus: Mick has a helicopter tail. We turn next to Brady, a Sheltie mix. Catherine expounds one of his fashion choices. Finally, the show wraps by discussing a type of "season" at FOTA (hint: it involves helping out.) Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast #podcast!
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PAWCAST EXCLUSIVE! It's Scott, part of the winning team from Bark N' BBQ! Scott tells us all about how super Bark N' BBQ was as event, plus all about the winning dish. Up next are Sully and Checkers, two super dogs-- we talk to their super fosters Patti and Lindsey to get the scoop on these great adoptable puppers. The show wraps with some shout-outs to all the folks that made Bark N' BBQ awesome (especially our hosts, ShoppersChoice.com!) Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast #podcast!
Teeny Zeke is a pup to meet! He's just a lil guy, handsome, and a TOTAL buddy. Up next is speedy, velvety Dixie. She's lab through and through, listeners get to hear from Paula and SURPRISE, David, Dixie's foster! PLUS: Holy smokes, you know we're going to talk ALL THINGS Bark N' BBQ. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the new Pawcast.
Busy Lizzie is a Black Mouth Cur pupper who has some antics up her pretty sleeves! Paula and Catherine gush about her, trying to entice the listener to come by FOTA and meet her. Up next: semi-reluctant Laney introduces Willow. Willow is high energy and a multi-colored minx. Get ready to go deep into Willow's appearance and spirit, as well as how Petz Plaza is being of service to his adoptable dog. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this new Pawcast #podcast.