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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

Wanting to Glider proof my bathroom?
 Rose0224 says...
Hiya! I have a new glider, Nala, and I have been wanting to take her out for playtime, as she has gotten more comfortable around me recently. I don't have a tent (and I know that's the best option but...
Pet Store or Breeder, and proper feeding
 Dalton63841 says...
That's a great idea. It didn't even occur to me that I could ask where the pet store gets them from. I did know they would need to be USDA licensed. Thanks for the link to your website. Lots to read ...
New glider, new food
 Candy says...
Most staple recipes call for specific measured amounts. Most staple recipes that call for chicken use the small 2.5 oz jars of pureed baby food chicken (with broth or gravy) Priscilla Price's Pet G...
My sugar glider won't eat instant hpw or veggies
 jdching says...
My gliders came from Pocket Pets, and they were raised on apples and Glider Chow. Now they are eating Instant HPW and frozen mixed vegetables, but they still love their apples. Two of my babies won't...
cage
 jdching says...
I don't have anything under my Brisbane cages. Nothing falls on the floor, probably because I have wrapped 12 inches of fleece around the bottom of my cages. I thought it best if my dogs couldn't get ...
Feathers!?!??
 denparkin says...
My 3 gliders definitely love feathers and spend a fair amount of time carrying them around and grooming them. They like both the large and the small ones. I use the dyed ones from a craft store.
Anyone house in ferret nation ?
 denparkin says...
Unfortunately the bars are too far apart on Ferret Nation cages even for adult gliders. If you like the design of your cage, the Critter Nation is exactly the same except the bars are horizontal inste...
Photo's of PVC cages please?
 Helen88uk says...
That's great, thanks guys! We'll be screwing the pipes together as well as using the connecters. Also considering using black pvc piping instead of white, might show up muck less in between cage clea...
Neutered sugar glider
 marisa0820 says...
I'm a worrier as well... My vet told me as long as he is not BITING the incision area, then you should be fine. Of course they're going to groom and lick and try to pick whatever foreign object on the...
Facebook Groups
 tsugie says...
I left the forums for FB groups almost a year ago, I think. You get A LOT more feedback on there than in the forums. MANY experienced owners have left the forums as well. Yes, there's "drama". It's i...
 

Latest journal entries

Do you guys think I should buy her?
 ZeeZoo says...
I found a female sugar glider for sale, I'm going to be a first-time owner and I will definitely buy her a friend, but to me she looks malnutritioned from the looks of her fur. What do you guys think?...
gerber organic fruits and veggies
 ExoticRebel says...
Hello everyone,
I was wondering as a treat do you think using the Gerber organic fruit and veggies baby food would be okay to feed a sugar glider as a treat?
I also have just the fruit one, of c...
looking for adoptables ^state ny
 bettyboop3030 says...
So after weeks of scouring the internet I cannot find any gliders in my area for adoption. I see some for rehoming but they are older or the current owner won't respond to my inquiry. I am going to be...
Please help
 JLee518 says...
Hello, I just got two new female sugar gliders. I honestly took them in as pets because I saw pictures and knew someone who had one before and thought they were the cutest things ever. But now since I...
Worried
 ZazuLover says...
This morning while playing my adult male, Zazu, missed a few times gliding and hit the wall. I am an overly concerned owner and want to make sure that he's okay. He is acting normal. Should I be worri...
Is this cage alright for my sugar glider?
 ZeeZoo says...
I am going to be a first time sugar glider owner and I was wondering if this cage would be alright.





Help
 Kekeandshelby says...
Is it ok that I feed my glider babyfood and pellets every night with some meal worms and sprinkle calcium and booster in it every night I just want to know if that's enough I also give her fruits as t...
tail hair loss
 osiearsh says...
Hello. I have had my sugar glider Toby for about 5 months now. I got him as a joey, and he has come a long way. Of course he is not fully trusting of me and in time will bond better, but he allows ...
Help with diet
 Kekeandshelby says...
I need help with what to feed my sugar glider keke. I've looked at a lot of diffrent things so right now I am feeding her glider pellets with eucalyptus and about 3 meal worms and I alternate vegi bab...
live diet?
 ve says...
we have tree frogs and toads so we have crickets and mealworms on hand usually and have gotten into habit of feeding our glider(sophie) one or the other with her food. we've been wondering if we can j...

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