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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

Wet cat food?
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
When I first got gliders, I figured the good cat food should be healthy for them. But everything I have read says that cat food is formulated for cats. so its not everything gliders need. I give ...
Extra extra large cage
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
we got a lead free paperwork when we bought the house, but the gliders dont bother the paint much. I have mesh over the window and the closet, plus

the cage, cat tree for them to climb on....
Two males just had a fight
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
I usually let my wife do the introductions, as things can be a little rough at the start. But I would say fight is more them grabbing each other rolling around and usually making alot of noise. Bu...
Pasteurized orange juice?
 Leela says...
I'm guessing your using the Tpg diet? I don't know what substitutions are allowed with that diet you'd have to ask the diet creator
Housing two males?
 Leela says...
sibling boys typically do fine together neutered and even intact if there is no female around. Personally I would still recommend neutering it helps reduce the smell of boys and does reduce risk of...
Sugar Glider Joey Issues
 Leela says...
There could be many reasons it happened. Age, first time parent, Inadequate diet, poor housing conditions, stress, cagemate issues, inbreeding, something was wrong with the babies, breeding with a ...
Hard lump on top of head?
 EmberShadow says...
Hi all! This is my first time posting here, I've got female sugar glider around 8 months old that I've not had long. I'm a little concerned about a hard lump that's developed on top of the right sid...
Good vet care for not too much money?
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
for me one thing comes to mind. we went to very nice vet hospital, paid $100 ( I think for each glider to have a checkup after we got them.) They tried to cut nails but couldn't do it, and they ...
Older female SG passed away - male alone
 willowny says...
Hello, I'm looking through the posts because I'm in a similar situation. I had 2 females together and the older of my 2 just passed away over the weekend. I'm heartbroken as she was the social one of ...
Rehome my glider?
 willowny says...
Hello, I am considering re-homing my female glider who is about 5 years old. I had another female with her who recently passed away, and I'm concerned that I can't give her enough time and attention ...
 

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Sugarglider stuck in fleece
 Nawaaz Suleman says...
Hi everyone
I currently have 4 Sugargliders (a pair and their 2 babies). One of the babies is stuck really badly in its pouch and I am afraid it can't get itself out, I have been trying to help it b...
After intros go well....
 mimithatboi says...
I am a newbie (ish) and have been doing as much research as possible before i invite suggie bears into my home. This being said I understand many subjects (such as introducing gliders) come with more ...
Female Bald Spot on Chest
 Haleyyoung says...
Hi All,

I noticed a bald spot on my female glider's chest this morning. It's just under her chin, ends about 1 inch above her pouch. In the picture, my middle finger is holding her head back

She...
Missing claw
 Hanmah123 says...
Hello all, Ive had my sugar glider Luna for 5 months. Within the last month she has decreased or eating or at once she even stop eating. I had her out yesterday and she was acting fine but today when...
A type of HLP
 Axlbabyglider says...
Hi guys,

So my suggie Axl has always been an active glider at night doing flips from one side of the cage to another. I usually take him with me to work as he is comfortable sleeping on me, but th...
Long Term Traveling?
 Leotalia says...
Hey everyone! So I'm looking into getting my two little gliders within the next two months or so and have everything minus food ready, but I'm not sure about what to do when traveling?

I'm going to...
Constipation?
 PebblesAndBambam says...
One of my gliders (shes only 2) has started grunting when she poops. Most of the time she successfully poops, but sometimes she doesnt. Maybe me watching her to make sure shes okay just freaks her ...
Looking to rehome a bonded pair of females
 Tinypark013 says...
I have to femal sugar gliders one is 3 years old and the other is 1 1/2. I live in souther Jersey and am looking to rehome them
Dried Mealworks
 patti47 says...
I bought some dried mealworms for my 2 gliders. Can I feed it to them that way or do I have to boil them first? I thought I read where they have to be boiled first but now I can't find where I rea...
Tea?
 Axlbabyglider says...
Hi guys can sugar gliders drink tea? I was drinking cold Rooibos (red bush) tea and my glider climbed up to my hand and started going crazy for it? Is this okay if they have a bit or not? I know this ...

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