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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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Day 4 of bonding, had her with me a good part of the day today while she is sleeping.
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new and old cage side by side
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The cage
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The toy that I've made for her.
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Latest forum posts

Cage opinions?
 TJones09 says...
If you are deciding between only those options, I would go with getting the second larger cage rather than attempt combining cages with what you have.
New momma bonding question!
 Ambie99 says...
Yeah, I took out the cube. But today I successfully got them into the bonding pouch for the first time without much of a struggle. I had them in it for 4 hours and then I put them back into the cage....
Harness?
 Sugarbabies48 says...
My suggestion is to purchase one of THESE
tents. You can spend time with them in it or just let them explore (watching from the outside of course). Also, get them a stealth wheel for their cage to m...
Mites omg what do I do??
 Sugarbabies48 says...
Take him to an exotic vet to be safe!
Having a hard time bonding
 Sugarbabies48 says...
I recommend purchasing this TENT
I used it quite often in the beginning, and still use it from time to time. Zip it up and open their pouch inside, they will start to explore. Try feeding them trea...
Feeding
 Sugarbabies48 says...
I personally feed them the OHPW diet. Linked HERE
Each Glider is served daily: ~ 1 teaspoon Original High Protein Wombaroo (OHPW) mixture. (Powder purchased from the link above & mix made at home ...
The pet glider pellets
 Sugarbabies48 says...
Nope, don't use! It's pretty inexpensive so you should just re-purchase it. I feed my suggies the HPW diet, along with 1 tbsp. of fruits & 1 tbsp. of veggies each glider. I leave out some of the pelle...
Do your gliders make this sound?
 Tveit_Momma says...
I just watched it on my laptop and couldn't hear it but I can hear it from my phone so idk what happened View the video on your phone (i have an iphone, but that shouldn't matter).
Advice Needed!
 Pip-n-Squeak says...
Last night I would pet one in a the bathtub then let the other one smell my hand and then pet her. I did this several times and no one responded negatively (no nips to me). It seems, from what I've ob...
glider barking
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
Gliders Bark. many people post reasons why, but in the end they bark. I have one glider that does MOST of the barking. All other gliders stop and listen. When the barking ends they all go bac...
 

Latest journal entries

Help! They are fighting!
 Ritaann1027 says...
Please help!

I just bought two female sugar gliders that are approximately 6 mths old. In the original owners home, they were severally neglected. They were hardly ever handled and their cage was e...
Hi!!! I'm soon to be a sugar glider owner, Need help on what to get.
 SugarGlider1129 says...
Hi!!! Um I've been doing a ton of research on sugar gliders and I want a pair, maybe three, I also know that pocketpets is a bad website, I know my grandmas neighbor and i visited her and she has a to...
New to Site and to being a Sugar Glider Mom
 CuteNFluffy says...
Hey there! My name is Carrie, I have looked into getting a Sugar Glider for a few years now and finally got the opportunity to become a Sugar Glider Mom, I more or less rescued my little girl, she had...
Pepes cuteness
 annafntnt says...










Advice for what to place on the cage floor (toys,beds,etc.)
 GliderDisciple says...
Hello all! I was looking for some advice on what I should place on the floor of my gliders cage. The wheel I have currently isn't that safe, so I was going to remove that off the side of the cage and ...
When can I have play time?
 Chelsea03 says...
I'm a new mom so bare with me please. I just got my little Enzo, I've had him for a week now. He comes up to me when he's in his cage climes on my arm, he bite my nail once but I think he was just try...
Two males of a close bond
 Beryun says...
I have two male gliders both very well bonded to each other. I know this is probably going to get a bunch of Finger wagging but they are both intact as well. Before I get the lecture listen...read thi...
I'm picking up new glider
 Ljeske01 says...
In a couple weeks I am picking up my new glider from the airport. I am a new owner, and I'm not sure what I should bring. Any help?
Help! Sugar Glider Biting!
 TealSuggie says...
My sugar glider Stitch seems to be biting, It's been around 3 months since I've gotten them, not sure if they are just taking more time to bond then usual. But if anyone has any tips I'll take it! Tha...
Hair Loss/Scab on Back?
 SugarGliderGirl says...
Hello! My poor Acorn was suffering from low calcium so we took him to the vet and he's doing much better. But a few days ago I noticed on the pinch of his back there's some sort of scab thing forming ...

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