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PETS | LIFESTYLE

Lizetta Staplefoote and Hendrix: Reluctant replacement.

Robin Reed and Magnolia: Relaxing at a country home.

So, "Sophie showed up and said,
'I have a dog for you.' I didn't want
a dog. I'd raised Belgian shepherds
for years and when the fifth one
finally died, I said, 'I ain't doin'
this no more.' It's just too tough
to bury them."
But Pepper grabbed Mark's heart
strings and she's been the official
greeter at his business for nearly two years now, a friendly dog
who seems to be roundly appreciated by Mark's customers.

she has. Her thumb runs across her
fingers and her eyes look off in the
distance. Her mother jumps in: "A
dozen." Then Whitney says, "Or
maybe 13."
You see them parked all over
the small house in Mt. Pleasant,
comfy in their neat cages: chinchillas, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils,
a hedgehog, a glofish, a beagle and
a husky. They are all tucked away,
peeking around corners, avoiding
the intruder.
Whitney is a 2012 Hollins biolWHITNEY HANKINS AND ogy grad who works at the Avian
THE MENAGERIE
and Exotic Pet Clinic in Roanoke,
There's a long pause when you ask a young woman who has been abWhitney Hankins how many pets sorbed with critters since she was
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