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sugar glider
What is a sugar glider?
A sugar glider is a small, nocturnal, arboreal marsupial native to Australia and Indonesia.
Are sugar gliders a good pet for you?
As with any animal, sugar gliders have certain drawbacks that you should consider. Cleaning cages, costs, veterinary access, tempermant and more are all things to be considered. You can read more about the drawbacks of sugar gliders and find more information in the Gliderpedia.
What do I feed my sugar glider?
See Diet in the Gliderpedia.
Where can I learn more about this animal?
The Gliderpedia is a searchable encyclopedia full of information about sugar gliders.
Looking for a sugar glider?
Click here to find homeless sugar gliders.
Looking to buy a cage or other supplies?
We have some links to popular items for keeping sugar gliders as pets.
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Latest forum posts

List of no-no foods?
 Leela says...
coffee tea cat nip rhubarb garlic onions/leeks brown chocolate * white chocolate is safe so are butterscotch chips* raw lima beans *frozen are safe* seeds/pits/stones Branches or leaves or flowers fro...
Question !
 Leela says...
Gmorning, I would definately start using a bonding bag during the day with him again, and get him neutered if necessary and a cage mate. I'd imagine he is very lonely Stop trying to get him out of...
Help!
 GLIDEIT says...
Ok I forgot one thing, but it's important enough to get its own post reply: You should really consider getting him a sugar glider buddy, especially if you have a busy lifestyle. Single gliders can be...
Introducing new sugar gliders.
 redskinz10 says...
I do it the opposite. The minute I get home with the new one I get the ones out that will be with it. I let them sniff each other out and get the crabbing and fighting out of the way. It has only last...
One healthy, two patchy
 Leela says...
yeh lack of humidity is what I meant lol if it's dry where you live in the summer it's likely even drier in the winter, I would get a humidifier for the room the gliders are living in and see if that ...
Trying to locate a breeder named Linda from South FL
 condescomputers says...
I purchased a Female Glider on CL. The owner informed me that she had purchase her female about 6 months ago from a breeder in south Florida. The only information I was able to get is that the breeder...
The importance of backup plans and emergency funds
 Leela says...
Oh wow!! Welcome back Rusty I've missed you too!!! I'm sorry your trip wasn't so great but I love how prepared you were and pre planning for as many scenarios as you could We don't "do" vacations...
Traveling with gliders
 Erinn92 says...
Thanks for your answers! We didn't end up taking them like we planned because we wanted them to get used to being in the carrier before we do that. It is pretty small for them, but its only for if we ...
debunking mill breeder lies
 ms.tiamaria says...
Leela, contacted Truman's tiny treasures and she has 2 in pouch! Question for everyone: as I am new to this, what are questions and things I should make sure of before I purchase from someone? How ca...
New to gliders
 cosmos_mommy says...
Welcome! This site is the right place to find your information. Gliderpedia at the top of the page is very useful. Most of us suggest using a protein staple food along with fresh or frozen veggies eve...
 

Latest journal entries

My tame sugar glider is jealous?
 sweetNneat2 says...
I need some serious help. I have a sugar glider who was so close to bonding with me. But then I went out and got her a cage mate. I set the cages side by side and for a week switched the cages atound....
about my journey as a sugar glider parent so far
 JMarie says...
Well lets see where to start...a few years ago I asked my parents if I was allowed to get a sugar glider and the answer was no. I had a freind who had one and I absolutely fell in love with their litt...
OLD age.
 Woolfkrazee says...
My boyfriend and I adopted a family of four gliders in November. A mother, a father, and a brother and sister. The joeys were a few months out of pouch, we could tell. But we failed to ask background ...
Gonna be a new owner
 Bossihamham says...
Hello, everyone I plan getting two female suggies next month. I was so happy to find this website. Thanks for posting the truth about PPP I was gonna buy their food. But I have chosen a healthier diet...
looking to purchase a glider, I live in New York
 d.hotaling1982 says...
Hi my name is Diane Hotaling and I 'am a 33 year old mother of a wonderful eleven year old. I 'am a stay at home mom who has experience with a sugar glider and their needs. I really want to get a new ...
pregnant suggie!
 crystal_95 says...
So I just found out my suggie lilo is pregnant, you can tell that she is cause there's movement but we don't know if its still in her or in her pouch. I'm not sure what to do when the come OOP, little...
does my sugar glider just not like being held?
 sweetNneat2 says...
I recently bought a suggie about.. a week ago from a local exotic vet who was rehoming her suggie. She claims to have handled her everyday. I know it takes a long time to bond but she already trusts m...
Bml link from Bourbon
 Leela says...
http://www.bmldiet.com/
New to owning a sugar glider please help
 Detzler12 says...
I got a 8 week old sugar glider 2 weeks ago and I named him Jack. When we first got him he crabbed a little bit but not too bad and seemed to be adjusting to me and my husband well. Then by the time w...
Bonding?
 Emilyann1 says...
About a couple days ago I received a year old male sugar glider from my cousin. My cousin told me that his recent owners never played with and neglected him. So I've been trying to make up for what th...

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