Past Events

Oliver's Last Couple of Visits


Let's see, the last visit we talked about was back in October! Let's celebrate the rest of Oliver's work by sharing photos since our November visits...Read More

Life of a Therapy Rat: Fall 2017


It has been a busy couple of months! Let's get down to business and show you what we have been up to!...Read More

Back at Berry - Viking Venture & Involvement Fair


Last month, we got back in the hang of things by going back to our favorite place ever: Berry College! It's not just my favorite place because I am an alumnus, but Oliver loves his Berry kids too!...Read More

Spending the Summer at Church


This summer, Oliver and I spend most of our volunteer hours at a local church interacting with children and adults!...Read More

BlogPaws 2017: Myrtle Beach Has Gone to the Rats


It has been a whole month since BlogPaws passed and we had a blast!...Read More

BlogPaws Nose-to-Nose 2017 Award Finalist


Yes, you read that right! We are a finalist for a major award by BlogPaws! Don't know what BlogPaws is? BlogPaws is the hub of all pet bloggers. A place to be educated and learn from other bloggers nationwide, a physical conference to attend every year, and even a place to find influencer opportunities. This is the highest achievement for a pet blogger and we are truly humbled!...Read More

A Fair Amount of Finals and Other Events


Let's see, April and May have been very busy for little ol' Oliver. We've had 6 therapy events totaling a little over 10 hours! Most were de-stressing at colleges for students, but we had some great public events as well...Read More

Jasper & Oliver's 1st Birthday!


Wow, it is so unbelievable that these two little boys I got in May 2016 are now a year old! Since rats only live a couple of years, we celebrated big!...Read More

Oliver's First Official Therapy Visit


Oliver had his first official therapy visit today! We went to Berry College to de-stress some students for a couple of hours...Read More

We Passed: Official Therapy Rat Status Achieved!


Yes, that's right. Oliver and I are now an official Pet Partner team. Oliver is a therapy rat!...Read More

Walking for Suicide Awareness in the ATL


A few weeks ago we did a walk for suicide awareness with Out of the Darkness in Atlanta, Georgia. There was a TON of people with lots of loud noises so it was a great way to see how Oliver is doing with noises and such...Read More

Therapy Animal Workshop & a Trunk or Treat!


So a lot has happened in the past few weeks! Last week I completed the Pet Partners Therapy Animal Handler Workshop and just today I went to a Trunk or Treat with my fellow Compassionate Paws therapy teams...Read More

NAMIWalks Rome, Ga: Rats are Stigma Free


Woo! Fall hit us really quickly so we are getting out and using this cool weather wisely to help Oliver with new situations. This weekend we went to the NAMIWalk here in Rome, Ga. NAMI stands for National Alliance on Mental Illness and we decided not to walk since I am utterly exhausted from my new job, but Oliver was a hit!...Read More

Rats, Rat Rods, and Romaine Lettuce


With fall approaching I am so ready to bring out Oliver to events to get him used to new smells and people. It has been too darn hot to do anything outside! (Once it gets into the upper 70's that's when they start to have problems.) I've been looking at local events on Facebook and came across a car show benefitting our favorite animal rescue, A.R.F. so of course we had to go...Read More


Tumor Trooper Walk 2016: Where's the Froyo?


Jasper and I did the Tumor Trooper 1 mile walk this morning in Armuchee, Georgia! We came out to support a long time friend of mine and I thought it would be a perfect small outdoor event to help Jasper with his therapy work...Read More

My First Big Event: BlogPaws 2016


Jasper just got back from his first big event: BlogPaws 2016 in Arizona! We drove all the way from Rome, Georgia (which was a heck of a drive) and had so much fun...Read More
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