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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

Injured Glider
 arceeandaelita says...
My older glider (of 2) got her back toenails stuck in her bedding. It looks like she may have bitten herself trying to get free. There is dried blood but no open wound that I can see and she is favori...
A few questions from food to toys to food toys
 Huly says...
Thanks! So my ideas sound fun! I was thinking about the Kong toy as the worms shouldn't be able to get out. So they are contained and good mental stimulation.
They're only eating corn??????
 kiwi3435 says...
gliderade is not a very good staple diet and neither is the exotic nutrition pellets. I suggest getting them on a better staple diet. some are HPW, BML, LGRS suggie soup, Gliderkids(which I am feeding...
Not Running On Wheel As Much?
 claire1216 says...
I was hoping since its been over 2 months already that he would be over it and healed already.... But maybe also I should consider that since he has a cage mate now, the wheel isn't that big of a deal...
Coerce my gliders to breed?
 Candy says...
quote:I clean the cage 2-3 times a week to keep the cage from smelling like ammonia death. The male glider odor is not at all similar to Ammonia - An ammonia smell is usually due to accumulated uri...
Drooling or spit problem?
 kiwi3435 says...
Hm, this is an interesting problem. I have never heard of anything like it. Well I would see what combos of fruit and veggies you were feeding him that week and see if one of the fruits or veggies cau...
How to make my glider want to come to me when it's out of the cage
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
Usually at night when awake and active, they do not want to just sit with you. Ours will play in playroom which includes us. So we become part of the playground equipment. they will jump on us the...
Training ?
 thetacobean says...
quote:Originally posted by Blood biter Ok so I've heard u can pocket train a glider and I was wondering how one would do that and what are the advantages and risk? Both of my gliders are hoodie trai...
Bonding Gliders
 kiwi3435 says...
I wouldn't risk it. just wait until he is neutered to let them live together. it's not a good idea to let them play together because if they mate, you have a problem on your hands.
Miami breeders?
 karmachameleon says...
Thanks! No worries about the link it gets weird on phones #128513;
 

Latest journal entries

Is This A Pouch Infection?
 Kinsey.ash says...
I have a glider named Phoebe and as long as I can remember her fur around her pouch has always been darker, like her pouch was leaking something or she was licking it. I didn't know if this was normal...
New baby...big biter!
 Olive says...
Hello everyone!
I am a new sugar glider mom, and I couldn't have been more excited to bring my little girl home last week (I plan on buying her a companion very soon)!! I completely understand the...
Male/Male NEED ADVICE!!!
 shinotora says...
Hello!
I am having issues right now with my 2 year old intact male and 8 month old neutered male. I have had my 2 year old, Billy, for as long as he was 7 months old. He has been alone until a week a...
Need Advice ASAP! Glider Constipation
 Mannybilly says...
So right now its 12:10 in the morning when im writing this. Today ifound my male glider around 8:00 8:20 hissing a little too much. So i thought hes probably teasing the other glider. But it continued...
Need Advice ASAP! Glider Constipation
 Mannybilly says...
So right now its 12:10 in the morning when im writing this. Today ifound my male glider around 8:00 8:20 hissing a little too much. So i thought hes probably teasing the other glider. But it continued...
Scent glands
 Hlmpowell says...
I just got 2 of my gliders neutered, how long does it take for the glands to dry up?
Still figuring out my new Glider
 Courtney King says...
I need help figuring out what a noise my new glider makes means. I've had my new glider (and my first glider) for a week and I've noticed that the only noise he really makes is a bark/hiss sounding no...
New glider
 Jbgard1592 says...
My stepdad brought a glider home about a week ago, and Iv been spending as much time as possible with him. Everytime I try to hand feed him he goes straight to my figures, and avoids the food, and bit...
my 1st sugar glider and how did she change my life
 sugar and spice says...
hi there,
since my family and friend haded with me talking ALL the time about my sugar glider i dicided to talk to ppl who understand me and living what im living.
iam a 31 years old female, i got a...
Musings of a potential owner
 Minxies says...
For now-- I'm still in the "Contemplation" phase... As mentioned in a thread I've made recently; I'd like to do more research and get settled after I move in Feb before I go out and purchase a sugar-G...

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