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Jan 7, 2018

 Biting issue

I got Willow October and in November I decided it was time to get a friend. I got Dakota and the breeder told me she was the sweetest little thing. I have tried many bonding tricks and I'm confident enough to say she is bonded to me but she just bites me all the time. She bites so often and so hard that it draws blood. I have looked all over these forums and saw a few with people saying they have had their sugar gliders for a week or even less but I don't know what to do with Dakota so I took it upon myself to make an account to ask because it's really frustrating and I've been patient but nothing I try works. Also, the pssst sound or the blowing in face has not worked. Please help.


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Jan 13 2018 : 10:13:22 PM
sWEET_sUGAR
I agree. don't wear any sort of perfume or fruity smelling substance when handling your sugar glider. my girl Delta nibbles my fingers and my toes, but never draws blood. this may be the reason of her aggression towards you

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Jan 12 2018 : 04:46:30 AM
BYK_Chainsaw
your perfume? your deoderant? your soap? I wash my hands with dawn dish soap before I handle. sounds like you need more time with them.

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Jan 07 2018 : 10:25:16 AM
Omni
Ahhh I didn't mean to delete your comment my phone is weird I'm sorry

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Jan 07 2018 : 10:24:02 AM
Omni
I have at least 3 wooden toys and many plastic and fleece ones. With food I give them a handful of fruits veggies and meat and she usually wakes up a couple hours before Willow so she gets a head start. She likes to chew on my mom's wine glasses and our cloths but she only bites me I'm guessing because my mom only gives them food and doesnt let them near her hands.

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