Becoming a Sugar Glider Breeder Part II, Dear Arnold, Putting Sugar Gliders on a Diet Part I

Becoming a Sugar Glider Breeder – Part II   (Part 1    Part 3) By Lisa Last month we started discussing some of the realities of being a critter breeder and will continue that discussion again this month. Once you decide this is something you would like to do, even on a hobby level, you will have to consider …

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Becoming a Sugar Glider Breeder Part III, Finding The Best Sugar Glider Products, Putting Sugar Gliders on a Diet Part II

Becoming a Sugar Glider Breeder – Part III   (Part 1   Part 2) By Lisa For the last two months, we’ve shared with you some of the insider realities of being a sugar glider breeder.  This month, we will discuss exit strategies.  In other words, how will you choose to get out of the business when the …

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White Face Gliders, Dear Arnold, SunCoast Sugar Gliders Weekly Menu

Katrina Fundraiser: I’m Dreaming of a White (Face) Christmas! The last couple of months, we have coordinated efforts with several other breeders to raise money for the benefit of those affected by Hurricane Katrina. We raised several thousand dollars with our fundraising efforts, which was forwarded directly to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina.  We …

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Little Red Bumps; Feeding Gliders Onion and Garlic; Are all Mealworms Alike?

Little Red Bumps?  Allergic Reaction … Or Not? by Lisa Many first time glider owners are in for a bit of surprise, and often unnecessary worry, when first bringing home new sugar gliders.  It’s not uncommon for a lot of people to get little red bumps on their skin from playing with gliders.  Many often …

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Calcium to Phosphorus Ratios in Food

Calcium / Phosphorous Ratio Tables by Lisa One of Dr C’s guidelines in developing a good sugar glider menu is to watch the calcium / phosphorus ratios of the fruits and vegetables.  The goal is to achieve, on average, a calcium to phosphorus ratio over 1 – more calcium than phosphorus in the diet.  We …

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