Having Babies, Potty Training?, Hind Leg Paralysis

Frequently Asked Question: If I get a male and female glider, will they have babies? By Lisa OK, OK … no snickering now!  This is actually a question we get asked a lot and it’s a very legitimate question.  As sugar gliders are still relatively new as pets, we’ve found that many of our new …

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Trimming Nails, Dear Arnold, Spaying Female Sugar Gliders

Frequently Asked Question: What’s the Best Way to Trim a Sugar Glider’s Nails? Trimming Nails – Part I  (Part II here) By Lisa Well, as the cliché goes, “a picture is worth a thousand words” and we’ve been asked at least a thousand times about tips and techniques on how to safely trim a glider’s nails. So …

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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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Sugar Glider Rescues, Dear Arnold, Glider Hair Loss Part II

Sugar Glider Rescue Dear SunCoast, I am thrilled that you are gearing up for debating this topic!  As far as issues with rescues, some people think they are free gliders or wanting to get them to use them as breeders to make a fast buck.  One aspect of rescue I think needs to be clearly …

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Nest Box Versus Sleeping Pouch, Dear Arnold, Wet Tail?

Sleeping Pouch or Nest Box? By Lisa As sugar gliders continue to gain popularity, more and more hobbyists have become involved in raising sugar gliders on a small scale.  I think most animal lovers find the whole marsupial thing incredibly fascinating and it is an experience a lot of folks would like to see for …

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My Glider Escaped, Will He Come Back?; Eye Infections

My Glider Escaped!  What Can I Do? By Arnold Hey Arnold, I have a problem and was hoping that you could give me some advice.  I went to go feed my gliders tonight and realized that one of them is missing.  I believe my male escaped last night and is in the house somewhere.  Do …

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