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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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Before I Buy Questions
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
One thing to add on the potty training. most gliders go pee and poo after waking up and coming out of pouch. but some of mine seem to save a little JUST FOR ME. I will go into the glider room and ...
Glider has hard, dry, White stools.
 Kaymandah says...
Okay, some background information: we have two female gliders of about 8-10 months of age. About a week ago, one of them, Diantha, had pale, chalky, white stools that were hard as a rock, they also sm...
Toys
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
no catnip, I have heard very bad.
Bonding
 Samui Lenny says...
Bonding will also depend on individual temperaments. We have had a family of 8 for a long time. They have free run of the house and are all treated equally. They breed occasionally and those young a...
Can't trim Glider's nails!
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
this is what we do. I have changed how I hold the glider some, I cup their but so they cant go backwards, and put thumb on top of head so they cant go forward. tight enough they cant move m...
Wet cat food?
 Scoria says...
Cat food usually has vitamins added that are specific to cats. Gliders have different nutritional needs. Have you tried giving them mealworms or crickets?
New to owning sugar gliders want help from professionals
 Scoria says...
Don't feed them a pelleted diet. Feed them a fresh diet like The Pet Glider diet or one of the other recognized diets listed here: http://www.sugarglider.com/gliderpedia/index.asp?Diet
I'd also rec...
Meal worm trouble? Or teeth problems?
 sjusovare says...
Difficult to tell, but if she's being rejected by 3 colonies in a row and that she's not the most active, I'd have her checked by a vet to make sure she is healthy, because sickness is often a reason ...
Will a male sugar glider adopt?
 sjusovare says...
it really depends on the glider, some adopt, others don't... I know it doesnt help, but there is no way to be sure. In my experience however, females are more likely to attack others' joeys than males...
What colors to expect?
 sjusovare says...
Both white-face and mosaic are dominant genes, which means that only one copy is needed for the trait to show, but it also means that the parent can pass down either the morph copy or the "wild" copy ...
 

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Nail trimming
 PebblesAndBambam says...
One of my gliders is very timid and doesnt let me touch her much at all. Her nails are getting long and Im so worried that shell get stuck on something and get hurt. I put trim tracks in the wheel ...
Hullo from Thailand!
 Samui Lenny says...
Hullo everybody!. We are brand new to this site but not new to sugar gliders!. We have a family of 8 that have free run of our house. They have a cage but only use it as a food and water source - p...
Hullo from Thailand!
 Samui Lenny says...
Hullo everybody!. We are brand new to this site but not new to sugar gliders!. We have a family of 8 that have free run of our house. They have a cage but only use it as a food and water source - p...
My Suggies Are the Best
 Scoria says...
I was snuggling with my babies today and thinking about how cute they are and how lucky I am to have them. They're all well-adjusted and well-socialized, friendly gliders who have no fear of humans an...
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...

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