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!
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!