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!
It's the Pawcast! The official Pawcast Mail Bag is full of (fake) listener questions. We recruit House Hoomans Becca and Sarah to clear out the Mail Bag of all its most pressing questions. Learn more about the dogs and FOTA through these prescient questions. If you have a REAL question, of course, we always welcome those, too. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! Open seven days a week, The Dog Adoption House is a bevvy of activity. We go behind the scenes and get a small glimpse at all the goings-on in a single day at the House. Take a journey with us as we get a sense of all the efforts that make FOTA and The Dog Adoption House great. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! Regal Lady Stark is a gentle hound mix, ready to be the beloved family dog in your home (regardless of what GoT "House of" or other family allegiance you may have.) Molly is a living teddy bear dog that loves chasing leaves and loathes garbage trucks. Meet both these cutie pies on this edition of the Pawcast. Plus: there are puppies on the patio; raffles are a runnin'; Peanut plays frisbee. Special thanks to Sarah for talking about Lady Stark. Please listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! There is definitely a back story to Jack Russell Terrier mix Harvey's name, and we reveal all on this episode of the Pawcast. Addie uses her long legs and needle nose to spring right into our hearts. Meet both these great dogs in the Dogs of the Week segment. Did you know this week is Staff Appreciation Week? Aw yea, shout outs to Sarah, Casey, Becca, and Lauren! Finally, there is a call to let people know about the opportunity to be a foster for Friends of the Animals. All that... and MORE! Please listen, SHARE, and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! Meet Phantom, a 65 lb. Husky mix that is as friendly as can be. Learn about this mellow fellow, and the game he *almost* likes to play. Familiar face Daisy gets her time in the spotlight: tennis ball lover Daisy gets the Dog of the Week treatment, and we highlight how folks can help Daisy get her needed ACL surgery. Hear about some Weekend Fostering successes in the Adoption Report, learn how a donated blankie can help the dogs. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy the Pawcast! Anything for the dawgs, Ma'am!
It's the Pawcast! Just in time for Mother's Day meet momma dog Trixie. All her puppies have been adopted, and now Catahoula mix Trixie is looking for her own forever home. Also on the Pawcast is FOTA Founder Paula to talk about darling Holly. Despite being blind, Holly is a super dog that regularly makes the rounds to all kinds of places in Baton Rouge. You gotta hear about this special pup. Also: learn what local integrated marketing and advertising firm MESH (www.meshbr.com) is doing for FOTA. It's a happy tails edition of the Pawcast. Listen, SHARE, and enjoy! Oh! And call your Mom!
It's the Pawcast! Two fine fellahs get featured on this edition of the Pawcast. Meet Bruce, speedy and spotted, ready to meet some active folks he can show his Border Collie ways. Golden boy Henry pops in to let us know today is the best day ever and introduce us to his foster mom Beth. Also: let's talk heavy machinery and how some stylish accessories from our friends at Happy Tails Design can help FOTA. Listen, share, and ENJOY!
It's the Pawcast! If you saw them for yourself, you'd think you were seeing double. Luna and Lily are beloved, near twins (identical cousins, maybe?) both with super personalities to boot. Meet these two dogs who are available for adoption. It's our final push for you to join in on the 5 year Anniversary fun this Saturday-- we give you all the details. Follow FOTA on Instagram and Twitter for some of the cutest snapshots on the internet. Listen, enjoy, and SHARE the Pawcast.
It's the Pawcast! This episode has exclusive intel on some of our dogs when it comes to rainy weather. Meet our dogs of the week Summer, a hound mix who knows how to climb. Summer's story will give you insight into one of FOTA's commitments to the health and well-being of our dogs. Cutie pie Lilah is new to FOTA and has a delightful spring in her step that would make her a desirable pet for anyone who can appreciate a good frolic. Special to this Pawcast, we highlight a wonderful local business Hey Penelope and learn how owner Desiree is supporting Friends of the Animals. House Happenings include BR's Earth Day celebration and our upcoming anniversary par-tay. Please share the Pawcast and enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! The whole gang turned out for Lady: meet this lovable dog and several members of her foster family. Lady's foster siblings sing her praises and explain why they think she'd be great in a family with kids. Petite pup Junior displays his love of toys and shows his athletic skill, catching balls mid air like a pro. House Hooman Sarah explains how the great Woof Trax app can turn your dog walks into fundraising for FOTA. There are some poolside antics in honor of Spring Break. If you enjoy listening, please share the Pawcast as way to promote FOTA and our many adoptable dogs. Enjoy!
It's the Pawcast! This episode is a total love fest. Meet Bernie, a Heeler mix puppy with big personality. Bernie's foster mom talks about Mr. Man himself plus what is really involved in adopting a puppy versus adopting a juvenile dog. Return hooman guest Becca discusses Sally, a close companion dog that might not get the attention from potential adopters that Sally deserves. A conspiracy is afoot in the adoption report, PLUS the birthday club; why 692 is significant; Instagram, Twitter (#FOTA, y'all!); and how we have your weekend covered. Happy Tails!
Two pups, sweet as can be. Meet Avery and Flubber(!), the Dogs of the Weeek. Things get crazy as Flubber leaps around with House Hooman Sarah and Catherine during his "interview." Learn about a special opportunity to help shelter dogs as they come into FOTA, staffer Becca talks about what it means to be a Weekend Foster. Plus: an adoption report with TWO top stories! Happy tails!
It's the Pawcast! Take a visit to the Dog Adoption House and hear about some recent adoptions and the Happenings at the House. Also: meet the dogs of the week, Viola and Oliver. Both pups are available for adoption and can be seen at the Dog Adoption House (8476 Highland near Staring in Baton Rouge.)
Plus: bonus visit from Lauren, foster and one of the Hoomans of the House. It's the very first Pawcast, y'all! Enjoy!