Sweet as sugar Dental assistant falls for mini marsupial

Lowcountry Paws Magazine, Fall 2016

While doing some holiday shopping at West Ashley’s Citadel Mall in 2012, Debbi Hawkins’ curiosity got the best of her. The mother of three and grandmother of six, who had never owned more than a goldfish or gerbil, found herself instantly smitten with a sugar glider at a pop-up shop. Even though she had no intention of purchasing a pet that day, Hawkins arrived home a short time later with the newest member of her family in tow, a critter she fondly named Gigi. Read more...