Coming off of the high of #GivingTuesday, we catch up with two adoptable dogs Meenah and Cookie. Things get gushy as we meet these two sweethearts. Meenah is gentle and lovely, delicately moving about the yard during her interview. Cookie is a happy girl, ready to give hugs and kisses. Plus: December is full of ways to support FOTA. Did you know drinking beer can help dogs? House hooman Sarah will tell you how. The Reindeer Raffle is full of fantastic prizes; tickets are $10, and are available NOW. Finally, things get deep as we discuss the education FOTA provides as the show wraps. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this Pawcast.
Happy Thanksgiving! We celebrate all we have to be thankful for with our dogs and our favorite dog rescue organization, FOTA. Hear from volunteers, former adopters, a sponsor, a Board member, and the organization President. Thanks to you for listening. It's all gratitude all the time on this episode of the Pawcast. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
Good boy Yoda shows off his fancy footwork and demonstrates why he's the perfect pup for a fun loving human. Diamond is up next, and she shows off her brains and beauty. She's a gentle dog, sweet, and ready for a family. PLUS: Paula gives us a report on how FOTA did with the Wine Pull, and unveils the new Reindeer Raffle. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the newest episode of the Pawcast!
Wow, too cute two-fer Trixie and Bruce tear it up in the large dog yard with Paula and Catherine. These dogs of the week are a bit different than the other pups at FOTA, find out why on this edition of the Pawcast. PLUS: super supporter Peyton Fisher of Yoga Bliss shares his passion for yoga, pups, and giving back. Get to know all about how Peyton and Yoga Bliss are helping FOTA and how you can get involved. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this show!
Sweet boy Dougal is part scamp, part lovebug. Meet this beagle/Jack Russell mix as we jaunt around the medium dog yard. Next up is regal Becky. Paula introduces this gentle giant and explains why big dog Becky really isn't a big dog type. PLUS: You won't believe how many events are on the slate in November and December for FOTA. The Pawcast brings in a professional events guru to help keep all the festivities straight. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy this episode of the Pawcast!
What is haunting the Pawcast?! Despite a SCARY start to the show, we meet wonderful pup Moonpie and active cutie Korby. Moonpie is a cuddler and happy to goof around. Korby is excited and intense about everything he does (let's play!) Meet both dogs on this episode. ALSO: Hear about Santa Paws coming to town and what's in store for Highland Nights. Don't be afraid, listen, SHARE, and enjoy this Halloween Pawcast!
Oh Lordy, this episode suffered some major set backs, but we shall prevail! Meet Lucky, and his adorable, smoochable face. Fun-loving and handsome, Lucky is ready for a forever home. Need some social events? We got 'em. Pets n Paddling is this weekend and then Sarah details the next event y'all need to get excited about. It's the Pawcast-- overcoming crashes and disasters. Please listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! WE WON! Thanks to all our great supporters who voted for FOTA in the Neighbors FCU Choose a Charity! We are grateful to Neighbors for the opportunity. Hooray! ALSO: meet our Dogs of the Week Waffle (just one Waffle) and cute, wiry Tansy. PLUS: Wine Pull and Pets 'N' Paddling!
It's the Pawcast! Whew! Make sure you have a notepad to keep up with this Pawcast. We cover EVERYTHING. Meet the Puppies that are currently dominating the Small Dog Room. Meet Eddie a Shepard Lab mix that is family ready. Live on the show, Bob votes for FOTA in Neighbors FCU Choose a Charity contest. See? Toldja it was a lot! Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! Mischievous (but lovable) Milo is full of fun and puppy energy. Meet this "FOTA Scruffy" who is ready to bound his way into your heart. Up next is Shepard mix Gertie, sweet as can be with a happy face and wonderful personality to match. PLUS: fun on the LSU Lakes awaits you at the end of Oct at the Pets 'N' Paddling event. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast!
It's the Pawcast! Sadie and Max, both sweet, totally different approaches to life. Sadie is a light-footed Border Collie mix, with a gentle touch. Max is a loving lab mix, playful with a fashionable coat. #Ombre PLUS: The Pawcast goes to Camp Bow Wow! Meet trainer Patrick as we learn all about all BR's premiere dog camp and day care. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! FLash deserves your attention. This sweet, well-behaved dog is ready made for a loving household. At first, Flash might appear to be to be a regular brown dog, but sunlight reveals all kinds of shades to his coat. Revist this handsome pup as he's featured as one of our Dogs of the Week. Up next: black and white beauty Juniper is a velvety, kissable, soon-to-be-big baby. Meet this gorgeous furbaby as she shows off her stuff. PLUS: Whatcha doing Sunday? Will we see you at the Bark n' BBQ at Shoppers Choice? Learn all about this great event that benefits FOTA. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! Aw yea, cheers for all the dogs! House hooman Sarah and Catherine do some "roll call" cheers as they introduce all the dogs on a given day at the Dog Adoption House. Don't worry: despite that silliness, you'll still learn a lot about the dogs. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! Meet Lily, a fostering hooman that works at Companion Animal Alliance, and learn about shelter pups in EBR. Next, meet Belle, a FOTA PASS dog, that you might not meet at the Dog Adoption House, but is a hot dog-loving canine that you should know. Finally, we do rapid fire introductions of some dogs who usually ARE at the house, but technically aren't FOTA dogs. Everything about this Pawcast is juuust a little bit different. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! Wow, what a night! A fantastic evening at Tin Roof Brewing with Forum 35 and Friends of the Animals. We talk to lots of the attendees including someone who adopted from FOTA, a FOTA foster who brought his pup to the event, Maggie-- employee of Tin Roof, and Branden, Forum 35 Board member. Never fear: all this partying didn't preempt our Dogs of the Week. Meet Princess and Tommy Boy, litter mates who go next level with their cuteness. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! Why yes, you are seeing double. Meet Darla and Daisy, two near-twin pups new to FOTA. These (suspected) Corgi mix pups practice fluttering their doe eyes all day long just so they are ready to melt the hearts of all the folks they meet. PLUS: two upcoming events. Puppies and Pints, thanks to our hosts Forum 35 and Tin Roof Brewing Co. Also, add to your calendar the Bark N BBQ cook-off contest coming up in September. Hmm, a theme seems to be emerging in our events...
It's the Pawcast! Meet Lulu and her foster Hazel. Hear about this cute little terrier mix bundle, how she thinks she's a big dog, and about her racing stripe (!!!). Whatever you do, don't call second dog of the week Jimminy a Chihuahua! Learn about what we really think his breed is, as well as how he keeps tabs on everything and everybody. Our friends at Forum 35 are hosting a Puppies and Pints event for FOTA at Tin Roof Brewing Co. Find out how you can help FOTA AND hoist a refreshing pint. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! Whew! We dodged a bullet with a near AC disaster but we make up for it with fun times with dogs. Meet Peter, a husky/lab mix who is energetic and ready to go, go, go. Avery is stealth; an escape artist who can use her long legs to leap nearly without detection. In the happenings section, we report on how we're keeping cool at Orvis, plus SOMEONE gets exposed for not yet purchasing a raffle ticket. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! We won't spoil the final count, but July has been great for the adoption numbers! We talk to Sarah about who has been adopted and some of the other successes FOTA has seen in the past weeks. Meet Dogs of the Week Cullen (agile and athletic) and Hunter (every inch the hound dog.) A competition breaks out as to who has the longer tail. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy as the Pawcast turns the big two-oh (episode 20, that is.)
It's the Pawcast! Oh Flash, you honey-coated, energetic sweetheart. Meet this boy and hear about how he is growing into his athletic body, all while learning everything he needs to know about being a perfect family pet. Otis is new to FOTA and wasted no time making everyone fall in love with him. Otis is an ear cropped bully breed with an absolute baby face, and he's all about the love. Also: Dogly; what our friends at Spay Baton Rouge are up to; and say, did you know we are having a raffle? Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! Sadie is young and a galloping bundle of joy. Jaak Paul is a refined gentleman, who is in a special situation, looking for a just-right forever home, suited just for him. This week we hit hard on visiting The Dog Adoption House and to spread the word: we've got a lot of "day visitors" from the municipal shelter and this is the time to get people in to meet and adopt some dogs! Plus: Raffle, raffle, raffle! Please listen, share, and ENJOY!
It's the Pawcast! Too cute Winnie, with her wiry hair, and elegant beauty Piper get their turns as Dogs of the Week. Hear about the Dogly app and how it helps FOTA. You know we're gonna talk about the Doggone Raffle 2015, hear what new HOT items have been added to the mountain of prizes. Don't forget to vote whether you think Catherine is crazy... to think Piper looks like a Chocolate Tri Border Collie or not. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! On one end of the spectrum, we have Jubilee, and we discuss the merits of adopting an older dog... and on the other end of the spectrum, we have lovable handful Cannon. Both our dogs of the week are pups we'd like you to meet. Speaking of which: MESH, local BR integrated marketing firm did a fantastic campaign for FOTA; we talk to MESH account manager Lea to find out more. Plus: RAFFLE deets and why this time of year is so critical to pup organizations. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! Holy smokes! The storm came out of nowhere and tried to thwart the Pawcast. We prevailed with Scout-- the midnight black Shepard mix, and with Paddy, the golden low rider. We touch base with the Doggone Raffle, the brand spanking new Community e-Newsletter (sign up!), and with Spay Baton Rouge's upcoming fundraiser. Despite the storms, we gotta a Pawcast for you. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! June has been a banner month for adoptions, so FOTA staffer Sarah catches us up on all the great news. Apollo, the Border Collie mix (#ChocolateChipSocks) takes us on a walk through Mid City. Holly, volunteer photographer, takes us behind the scenes of a photoshoot and explains why quality photos are critical to dogs in rescue organizations. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!