Dear Arnold, Basics of Genetics

Another Exciting Episode of DEAR ARNOLD By Arnold Note: Some of Arnold’s fan mail may be edited cause Arnold wants some of them to be shorter so he can have more space to himself!  Yuk Yuk!  And if you don’t know what a Nail-O-Matic is, click here. Hello Arnold!  First off, Arnold, let me just say …

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Do Sugar Gliders Bite?, Dear Arnold

Do Sugar Gliders Bite? By Lisa Do sugar gliders bite?  Does it hurt?  How do I stop my glider from biting?  These are all common questions we get asked here at SunCoast on a regular basis.  Let me start out by sharing a comment I heard another animal breeder express.  “If it has a face, …

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Freezing Foods, Introducing in a Tent, What Does Crabbing Sound Like?, One Glider a Good Idea?

Dear Arnold – Is freezing food OK? Hi!  Just wanted to share a helpful tip we’ve learned with Roxanne.  I buy fresh fruit and yogurt and freeze it so I can give a small bit at a time and not waste so much.  I chop the fruit up into small pieces and mix it all …

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Myth Busters: Do gliders need horizontal bars in their cage? What about shelves?; Cannibalization

Myth Busters: Do sugar gliders need horizontal bars in their cage?  What about shelves, ramps and ledges? By Arnold Dear Arnold, I am confused.  I’ve read on some websites that sugar gliders MUST have horizontal bars on their cages.  Sugar gliders can’t climb on vertical bars.  They also need ramps, or shelves or ledges to …

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Sugar Gliders Versus Flying Squirrels, In Search of a Double Wide, Disposable Toys

I found a sugar glider in my yard…garage…attic…house … what do I do? by Lisa I get calls almost weekly from people all over the country telling me that they found a sugar glider somewhere on their property. In nearly all cases, we’ve discovered that the animals found were not sugar gliders, but flying squirrels. …

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Are Pedigrees Important?, Dear Arnold, Is my Lifestyle Suitable for Owning Sugar Gliders?

Are Pedigrees Important?  by Lisa As the popularity of sugar gliders continues to grow, the question of “pedigree” is becoming increasingly common.  This is particularly relevant when searching for sugar gliders of unique coloration.  As many of you know, we do breed a variety of special colors now, but this has only been part of …

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