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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

Help/Advice Needed on Introductions
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
I would swap the sleeping pouch about every 2 days. keep the scents fresh but maybe not to strong, or put in clean fresh pouch then swap 2 days.
Bonding question
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
quote:Originally posted by Raidernation81 So I tied a small tent since the spare bedroom may have been to large. My glider played somewhat in the tent spent most of the time trying to find a way out. ...
Cage mate died. Now what?
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
I would scent swap and then introduce the 2 females. Don't be in a rush if you think there maybe issues. I think the two would happy and excited to have a buddy. That has been our experience in ...
Vitakraft-Vitasmart pellets, yay or nay?
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
I used happy glider also, order online. I wouldn't use vitakraft unless I could find someone I trusted to back it up as a good pellet. Happy glider looks more like a cereal, looks and feels much ...
Neutering?????
 TwinArmageddons says...
Theyre about 6months old? Maybe 7. They play fight here and there, nothing really mean. When they do get a little rambunctious I usually just hang up the other pouch and they sleep separated. Theyve...
Looking for vet in Houston
 Glidermommy4 says...
Hello, I have been researching sugar gliders and looking to buy one. I was going to buy from s&s exotics and use Dr. David brust in sugerland since I live close by. I then read a ton of stuff about it...
Rescues - DMV area
 TJones09 says...
I'm so sorry for your circumstances, wish I was in a position to help. I'm missing having a trio, but in current living situation I have no space for another glider for required quarantine & pre-intr...
New to gliders and want advice on food
 TJones09 says...
Welcome! So glad you reached out, sorry for delayed reply. Thank you for what you do for displaced animals. EN, (Exotic Nutrition) has pretty decent cages, I've purchased two from them, very satisf...
They arn't eating their BML
 Sugargliderworld says...
I would still try the hpw if the others dont work the hpw is like a creamy texture looks like wip cream And the complete diet it has everything they need to stay healthy Hpw INGREDIENTS: dried pow...
New Sugar Mum
 TJones09 says...
BYK gave great suggestions, I just wanted to add that there is no need to offer egg along with other sources of protein.
 

Latest journal entries

First Entry
 Thesugarbeatles says...
My name is Amberly and I'm a freshman in college in South Dakota. I've decided I need to start a log for my babes. I'm raising my little family with my boyfriend Connor, who got our first glider, Sgt....
First Entry
 Thesugarbeatles says...
My name is Amberly and I'm a freshman in college in South Dakota. I've decided I need to start a log for my babes. I'm raising my little family with my boyfriend Connor, who got our first glider, Sgt....
A Few Weeks of Glider Ownership :)
 Scoria says...
I've had my guys since I picked them up on November 11th. I think we're progressing well in the bonding process. Both were well-socialized and taken care of by their previous owner, so neither of them...
Help, My sugar glider has had Diarrhea last 2 days and her bottom area...
 Dlici1 says...
like I mentioned in the title, it just is not right looking and I know the picture might be hard because she was fighting me, but its the best I could do. She is eating and Drinking fine, and it did n...
My boyfriends had his glider for 4 years and shes always been alone
 carlymia26 says...
My boyfriend got his glider about 4 years ago with his ex. They kept her alone and never tried to socialize her or even bond with her. Ive been with him for 2 years now and I try to give her as much ...
PLEASE HELP!
 Lindsey.glider says...


Please help, I have no idea what's going on with my female glider Luna. I noticed that she has been over grooming her neck and upon closer inspection it seems like she has some sort of rash. I'm ...
Tail amputation
 Lindzy316 says...
So my poor sugar glider Waco is now missing half of his tail because he chewed it off. we went to the vet yesterday and they gave him two types of Medicine but he's still not leaving the tail alone. I...
Winking - Mystery Solved - Maybe
 RazzleDazzle says...
I've searched and searched on Google as well as through articles here and could not find a thread that could say with certainty what it means when your glider winks at you. I even ran into one where p...
New Owner Help Pleaseee
 Kcollins says...
So I have had my glider for 5days and he seems to have a weird sleeping schedule and he was drinking really well the first day and now I never see him get a drink. He is a year and half, he is not agg...
Tips or suggestions?
 Gliderlove50 says...
So, Ive had my glider Chi Chi for about a year now, and shes about 2 years old. She was free roam after she was out of the pouch and now has been living in a cage for about a year and a half. She is...

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