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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

First week update and pic of my sweet boy
 TJones09 says...
He has such a sweet face! I'm so glad you found this site, are doing research and are doing the right things. Finding the right routine of things can at times seem challenging. But if something isn...
Question About Initial Vet Visit
 WithyWillow says...
Thank you, Candy. I know I'm worrying too much. I've just never tried to neuter something so small before. He has no cage mates at the moment, but should I transfer him to a smaller cage for the first...
corn
 Candy says...
No you would not need to cook it - but make sure it is only an occasional treat because it is very high in phosphorus.
Preparing an HPW/Critterlove salad
 Candy says...
You may want to contact Peggy through her web sight and ask for the cup measurements. These recipes may a HUGE amount of food - that will last one glider many months. These are more practical for so...
Quick question about broccoli and avocado
 Bossihamham says...
Serving the broccoli raw is fine but some people like to steam it a little first.(apparently some gliders like their veggies cooked) just cut the veggies up in cubes and that should be fine. The avoca...
seeds
 jdching says...
Thanks for clarifying that, Candy and Bossi!
I've already trying my hard to bond with my gliders :(
 jdching says...
My babies love sugar snap peas, but I don't give them peas every day.
Need help. Just got brother gliders? Dominance behaviors?
 jdching says...
My gliders wake up as soon as it is dark, so I make sure I put the food in 30 minutes before then. It only takes a few minutes for any frozen foods to thaw.
Cutting nails
 soontobesugarmommy says...
u might have seen my previous posts about nail cutting..well the vet apt didn't end up happening and we got out snuggle buddy in the mail for him to have during my vacation. He has very long nails, th...
first time glider owner, 4 year old sugar bear
 kaleenelizabeth says...
bandit had a brother that passed away 2 years ago for unknown reasons so he's been alone since then. the kids that wanted them lost interest and the mother felt she couldn't give him the attention he ...
 

Latest journal entries

NEED SOME MORE HELP PLEASEEEE IM DESPERATE!!
 pikachoo and sqirrel says...
Ok so my last post I really need some answers!!! First off : how do us tell ur sugar gliders are bonded to you?#??! Second : I've had my boys for a little over 2 and a half weeks last night I decided ...
Sugar glider shaking and scared
 Yodogdrew says...
My sugar glider is shaking uncontrollably and is scared of every slight movement that I make and doesn't want to come to me, he just runs all around his cage. this is very strange because I have had h...
I need some help!!#
 pikachoo and sqirrel says...
I need some help I am a new sugar glider mommy of 2 unneutured males. I got them July 14 off bokoo after a month of researching. Their names are pikachu and squirrel... I have bonded to them but our b...
Suggie isnt active at night
 Kayla.barrett says...
My sugar glider won't play at night. Around 930 or 10 He usually wakes up and after a potty trip I take him to his room to let him run around and play, for about 10 minutes hell run around jumping on ...
new babies
 melsgliders says...
I purchased my first gliders three weeks ago. Mom, Luna, dad Luca and baby Loki.
I was told they're three years old, the male is neutered. Their fur looks healthy, no yellow tint or cracking. I am w...
New momma
 Kayla.barrett says...
I just got my little baby. His names Floyd(: I have scratches all up and down my arms from him, I tried cutting his nails but it didn't help much, his nails are still insanely sharp. Any advice?
introducing my gliders
 emily37 says...
So after about a month of my two sugar gliders getting used to each other's scent ( nuetered male and young female) I've inteoduced them for the third time. The first two times they fought. This time ...
A vet finally
 JMarie says...
Took Stuart and Sugar to the vet today at Chadwell Animal Hospital for a well checkup and nails trimmed. Everything so far checked out great just waiting for the results of the fecal test. They said I...
New sugar glider hates me and old sugar glider
 emily37 says...
I have a few problems with my new glider Stellar/ I've had my sugar glider Ollie for about 3 months and we're great together. He's very nice and social, he's been nuetered 2 months ago and about 3 wee...
Just for Tips
 SeductiveTiger says...
Hey guys i know this isn't prolly the most efficient place to put this but idk it may still help. I currently own a small but fun family of pets including 2 dogs(Alaskan malamute, a blonde pug), a hed...

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