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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

Facial Wound Below Eye - Treatment Advice
 FriedSuggie02 says...
My sugar glider, ~3yo male, has a wound that has appeared below his eye. Its slightly smaller than the size of his eye and rounded like a scab. He doesnt seem to be reacting to it, and his appetite ...
Not Eating HPW
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
I would ONLY use OHPW from, NOT INSTANT, from critterlove or buying wombaroo high protein powder from Australia. pampered glider is cheapest I have found when I last did a price check. Also check t...
SUGAR GLIDER AND BUSHBABY?
 ModiFi says...
Hello dear sugar people #10084;#65039;#129392; This is my first post so I am going to interduce us. Im from Croatia and I have one sugar glider, my girl Freddie #10084;#65039; We re together for 7 ...
Ingrown toenails??
 Kirstinshae says...
I woke up this morning to my glider still awake and licking his paw which was a little bloody. Looking closer two of his nails look way shorter, they almost arent visible, and those two toes are a li...
Fishy stink from cage?
 HolySmokes says...
Hey guys, so I got two female sugsr gliders back in November of last year and recently every now and then I get a stinky wiff of almost a fishy scent coming from their cage. The smell only lasts a cou...
HELP!! Scratch on one of gliders tail!!!!
 kirugliders says...
Hi, quick introduction! I have had two gliders (neutered male and female) for about 6 months. They are both bonded to me, one more then other but that doesnt concern this topic. Before I start Id ...
Male joey, attacking my face during out time all of a sudden
 berret2589 says...
So long time reader first time poster. I have a male joey who is about 5 months old, and as of late I have to shoo him away from my face as he has taken to getting to and latching onto my face on occa...
Help please! My sugar gliders cage got left open
 BYK_Chainsaw says...
keep an eye on him. in my city I have a good vet that is low priced, so I dont mind taking them in if needed, he is just always super busy. but some vets are very expensive. I keep an eye on their...
Lost Glider Leaving the Other Alone
 AC says...
I have had 2 gliders who are just over 8 years old, and one has recently passed away due to medical complications. My other is very healthy and seems to be doing OK behaviorally so far (it's been abou...
Grieving glider - help?
 Minxies says...
It's been awhile since I posted to this forum. Sadly, one of my girls passed away on the 5th. I found her already passed on in her pouch. Her cagemate, Gili was sleeping in the main sleep-cube I ha...
 

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Glider death
 Mushu.nala says...
My sugar bear, Mushu, died unexpectedly last night. I would like to have his body cremated. Does anyone know how much that costs? Also how do you cope with this? I don't know if I should clean out his...
my suggie keeps biting my lip
 lecykia says...
hi, so im a new owner and my baby, neo, isnt an aggresive suggie. when i first adopt him, he was 2 months old and never crabbed or lunged at me. recently, hes been very affectionate (in my opinion)...
Sugar glider Lack of energy. Please please help me.
 Liz_aristi says...
I am absolutely obsessed with my babies. When it comes to money or time both resources are plentiful in the care of my sugar gliders. Please hear me out.

There only symptom really is lack of awake...
Sugar glider Lack of energy. Please please help me.
 Liz_aristi says...
I am absolutely obsessed with my babies. When it comes to money or time both resources are plentiful in the care of my sugar gliders. Please hear me out.

There only symptom really is lack of awake...
Helpp
 bbangddeoki says...
My sugar glider usually will be asleep during the day unless i take her out to play and they will be awake at night when i prepare dinner for them and also very active playing around the cage

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my sugar glider licked chocolate
 fayy says...
there was an unwrapped reese's cup on the floor and i saw my 5 month old glider licking it. she didnt bite it at all, she only licked a few amounts of it. i immediately made her drink lots of water an...
Pregnant female question!!
 Scrichey says...
Hi, I have a long story. I will start from the beginning. Two years ago I started researching sugar gliders. Then I wanted some. I found a family ( male, female, and two joeys, male and female). I pur...
3 female sugar gliders for sale
 Sleibenguth says...
I have (3) female sugar gliders that I need to rehome due to not having time to take care of them since I found out my husband has cancer and I recently had a heart attack. All 3 are in perfect healt...
My gliders arent eating!
 Vanessa2000 says...
So my female Luna and my male Stitch havent been eating for a week, Ive put their fruits and vegetables with boiled egg and their vitamins every night but in the morning its still there, my male wi...
Help!
 AllieRyeee says...
I have two girls Zoe and Ivy. Ivy is more bonded with me then Zoe so I decided to cut her nails everything was fine but today I saw a small sore on her head and vet isnt a option right now :( what sh...

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