How to Properly Care for Your Sugar Glider
Sugar gliders are extremely fun, and playful little marsupials. They absolutely love their families, and are known for being quite the little cuddle bugs! Although, like any exotic animals, they do require a slightly different type of care, we've compiled our best list of resources to help you learn more about properly caring for them. It's
The Basics: Feeding Your Sugar Glider & Their Preferred Habitat
What do they eat? What type of foods are safe for them? What about the foods that aren't? What about their habitat? How do I create the perfect environment for them? Are there things to look out for? If you find yourself asking these types of questions, check out this video as well as the additional resources below!.
Sugar Glider Bonding: One of the Qualities that Makes them Such Great Pets!
One of the special qualities that makes these little fuzzbutts such great pets is their love for family. Once they bond with you, they'll be one of the most kind and loving companions you could ever ask for. If you need help, or advice, on how to bond with your sugar glider - this list of resources will really help you!
Sugar Glider Cages & Proper Housing
Bigger is always better when it comes to a proper habitat for sugar gliders. Cages should be specially designed with horizontal bars to allow for climbing. Loading up the cage with toys & fun accessories is an ideal way to encourage your adorable pets to climb around, exercise & play. If you get a cage like the I-Home, that's large enough, you'll even get to witness their acrobatics in motion. Check out this video, courtesy of the ASGV, and these additional resources to learn more.
Sugar Glider Toys
Since Sugar Gliders love to climb and jump, you should do your best to provide plenty of interactive toys to keep them busy. An absolute must have, that can even double as a nail trimming device, is an exercise wheel. It's also a good idea to include a nesting box, and plenty of comfy places for them to cuddle up and sleep.
Sugar Glider Toys
Sugar Glider Treats
Healthy treats offer a tremendous benefit for sugar gliders & their parents. On top of adding a welcomed variety to an often boring, monotonous diet, treats provide additional exercise for teeth & jaws as well as additional nutritional benefits. Even though a small portion of a sugar glider's diet should include treats, we recommend that you do not overfeed them because excessive consumption can lead to health complications.
Sugar Glider Health Reports
Although Sugar Gliders are typically very healthy, and robust little pets, there are always concerns that need addressing. We hope that you won't need to utilize the resources we've listed below, but in the event that you do we've provided a list of the most common, uncommon health issues.