Babies

1.  Pregnant Sugar Glider Zimba.  This photo series courtesy of RiKKy. 2.  Baby glider’s tail hanging out of Zimba’s pouch (blue arrow). 3.  After about 72 days in the pouch, baby sugar glider Petrie is finally OOP (Out Of Pouch) – and hairless! 4.  Baby Petrie at One Week – a little bit of peach …

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Sugar Glider Vet

GliderVet Newsletter’s Exotic Pet Expert     Dr. C. Says …..  If you already own or have decided to purchase an exotic pet, such as a sugar glider, it is important to realize that their health often depends on specific care requirements.  Many disease conditions develop due to inappropriate husbandry.  In other words, you must become familiar …

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Exotic Pet Vet

Animal Nutrition Experts   Dr. Dierenfeld received her PhD in animal nutrition from Cornell University and has an impressive track record in both the business and academic sides of animal nutrition.  For example, while with the St. Louis Zoo, she assisted in planning construction of a new LEED certified (green) nutrition facility.  As Dr. Dierenfeld’s …

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Sugar Glider Nail Trimming, Dear Arnold, When the Same Signs Indicate Different Diseases

Frequently Asked Question: Is there any way to make trimming my glider’s nail easier? By Lisa (Part 1 is here) For nearly two years now, we have tried a plethora of devices and gadgets to perform this not-so-fun grooming task.  We tried concrete and sandpaper perches like the ones used for birds.  Then Dr. C. told …

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Sugar Glider Color Variations, Dear Arnold, Sugar Glider Dental Health

Sugar Glider Color Variations Last month Dr. C gave us all a crash course on genetics with a brief discussion on how genetics determine glider colors.  First off, it seems that many of us who have chosen to become sugar glider caretakers are particularly interested in gliders because they are different!  And let’s face it, …

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