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Sugar Gliders Eating Mealworms

How Do You Know When Your Sugar Glider is Bonded?

Bonding is an essential part of sugar glider keeping and it will help to tame your pet. But how do you know when your sugar glider is bonded? In this article, I will explain a bit more about bonding, how to do it, and why it is important. What is Bonding in Sugar...
Sugar Glider on Tree

Why is My Sugar Glider Biting Me?

Sugar gliders, like many other animals, will occasionally bite their owners. This biting often occurs when the sugar glider is first brought home and is usually a reaction to fear or anxiety. When introduced to new surroundings, sugar gliders, again, like many other...
Sugar Glider

Why is My Sugar Glider Hissing?

Experienced sugar glider owners will be aware of the many sounds their pets make, but new owners will often be surprised to hear their cute and cuddly pet making what sounds to them like a hissing sound. Although this hissing sound might appear to you to signal...
Sugar Glider Upside Down

Why is My Sugar Glider Shaking?

When it comes to exotic pets, the Australian sugar glider is perhaps the most ‘exotic’ of them all. In fact, they are so exotic that most people have never even heard of them. In recent times though they have become quite popular as pets and are sold in many U.S....
Sugar Gliders Eating Mealworms

Why is My Sugar Glider Barking?

Most people associate the sound of barking with dogs, but sugar gliders also make a barking sound. And as with dogs, sugar gliders bark to communicate. They may be trying to communicate with other sugar gliders or with you. It could be due to excitement, wanting...
Sugar Glider on Tree

Why is My Sugar Glider Sneezing?

As a sugar glider keeper, you will already know that these adorable creatures make a whole host of sounds for many different reasons. They will bark, crab, or purr from time to time as a way of communicating with others or to show their excitement or displeasure. But...
Sugar Glider

Why is My Sugar Glider Moving Slow?

Sugar gliders may well be cute little creatures, but they do have very complex needs. As a keeper of one of these marsupials, you will no doubt be aware that they require a varied diet – topped up with supplements and minerals – that is as close to what it eats in the...
Malaysian Black Scorpion

Do Scorpions Need Water?

Like all creatures, scorpions do require water to survive, although they do not drink it in the same way a cat or dog would do, for example. In fact, scorpions can survive on minimal amounts of drinking water as they get most of their hydration from the food they eat...
Wood Turtle

Why Does My Turtle Tank Lose Water?

One of the major problems that aquatic turtle owners face is water evaporation from their tank. The reality is that for some this can mean losing an inch or two between water changes, but for others it can mean up to a third of their tank water disappearing. So why...
Stinkpot Turtle

Does My Turtle Need a Water Heater?

You might be tempted to forego a water heater in your aquatic turtle’s enclosure, but you should strongly reconsider this temptation. The main reason for this is that the water in the tank will be cooler than the ambient air temperature, eventually becoming too cold...
How Do You Know When Your Sugar Glider is Bonded?

How Do You Know When Your Sugar Glider is Bonded?

Bonding is an essential part of sugar glider keeping and it will help to tame your pet. But how do you know when your sugar glider is bonded? In this article, I will explain a bit more about bonding, how to do it, and why it is important. What is Bonding in Sugar...

Why is My Sugar Glider Biting Me?

Why is My Sugar Glider Biting Me?

Sugar gliders, like many other animals, will occasionally bite their owners. This biting often occurs when the sugar glider is first brought home and is usually a reaction to fear or anxiety. When introduced to new surroundings, sugar gliders, again, like many other...

Why is My Sugar Glider Hissing?

Why is My Sugar Glider Hissing?

Experienced sugar glider owners will be aware of the many sounds their pets make, but new owners will often be surprised to hear their cute and cuddly pet making what sounds to them like a hissing sound. Although this hissing sound might appear to you to signal...

Why is My Sugar Glider Shaking?

Why is My Sugar Glider Shaking?

When it comes to exotic pets, the Australian sugar glider is perhaps the most ‘exotic’ of them all. In fact, they are so exotic that most people have never even heard of them. In recent times though they have become quite popular as pets and are sold in many U.S....

Why is My Sugar Glider Barking?

Why is My Sugar Glider Barking?

Most people associate the sound of barking with dogs, but sugar gliders also make a barking sound. And as with dogs, sugar gliders bark to communicate. They may be trying to communicate with other sugar gliders or with you. It could be due to excitement, wanting...

Why is My Sugar Glider Sneezing?

Why is My Sugar Glider Sneezing?

As a sugar glider keeper, you will already know that these adorable creatures make a whole host of sounds for many different reasons. They will bark, crab, or purr from time to time as a way of communicating with others or to show their excitement or displeasure. But...