Tag: sugar glider

Tale of a Failed Holiday Shoot – Second Edition

Last year, I had brilliant plans for a beautiful holiday photoshoot with Ink and Dreamer. I spent all morning creating props, putting together a backdrop, and prepping my camera. Alas, as you see in that post, the photos were less than pleasing and had very little holiday spirit to them. This year, however, things were going to be different. I…

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…

10 Things to Consider Before You Breed

If you read my other post 8 Reasons Breeding May Not Be For You, then you are familiar with the potential problems and setbacks that can come when breeding sugar gliders. If you are still interested in breeding, today’s post may be for you. Here are ten things to further consider before you begin breeding. 1 – Research The first…

Is It Worth It?

Sometimes I ask myself, “Is it worth it to have sugar gliders?” There are a lot of reasons why someone wouldn’t like to have a glider as a pet. They’re nocturnal, they require a lot of time and space, they need vigilant owners to be able to catch early signs of sickness, they have to be taken to exotic vets,…

Creating A Joey Rejection Kit

Sugar glider mothers can reject joeys for numerous reasons, among them being that the mother is young or inexperienced. (Both of which Dreamer is). To be on the safe side, I wanted to get everything I needed in the unfortunate case that I would have to hand-raise a joey. That way I would have it all before I needed it…

Sugar Glider Silhouettes

Hey guys! Last week we were in the process of moving. We packed up most of our stuff, including the lamps that I use when I play with my sugar gliders (they hate bright lights and will not play with them on). So instead, I used a flashlight. XD It made some cool shadows and silhouettes of me and my…