Category: new owners

10 Reasons Your Glider Is Biting & Prevention

Sugar gliders bite for a multitude of reasons and sometimes it is impossible to figure out the root cause. However, here are ten reasons why your gliders may be biting. 1 – You Scare Me This type of biting is most common when you first get your glider. They don’t know that you’re a friend and they are terrified of…

6 Things a Good Vet Won’t Do

Every sugar glider owner knows that they should have a good veterinarian before an emergency arises. But finding a good vet can be a challenge. Unfortunately, there are many vets who have old information regarding gliders or don’t understand what gliders actually need. It can be frustrating to have a vet give you bad advice or not be able to…

Teeth Deep In Fingers (5 Month Bonding Update)

It’s been a while since I did an update on Yiska and Ilona and how our bonding journey is going. You can see my previous posts below. Yiska & Ilona First Days Of Bonding Second Week Second Month (Sorry about the horrible picture quality. I’ll do a proper photo shoot with them one of these days) I’ve had Ilona and…

Help! Strange Noises! (Gliders In Heat)

All female sugar gliders – whether they are housed with intact males or not – will go into heat every 28 days. The timing can very from glider to glider, but once a month, you’re girl will be in heat. It can be slightly nerve-wracking if you don’t know what’s going on! The first time Dreamer went into heat, I…

10 Must Haves For New Owners

Today I will be sharing ten MUST HAVES for new owners! This is a list of things that you should buy BEFORE or very soon after you get your gliders. Cage Obviously this is the most important thing to have before you get your gliders. The minimum cage requirements for a pair of gliders is 24″ by 24″ by 36″…