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Sugar Gliders do not need to be bathed.  They usually do an excellent job of keeping themselves groomed and cleaned.  However, if your glider has something in/on the fur that it doesn't seem to be able to clean, you can use a washcloth or Q-Tip dipped in warm water and gently rub the area that needs cleaning.  When you are done, be sure to keep them warm and cozy until dry.

You might hear the phrase "Lumpy Jaw".  Sugar Gliders do NOT suffer from "Lumpy Jaw".  This is a condition found in Macropods and is caused by bacteria; Fusobacterium Necrophorous in the soil.  "Lumpy Jaw" is the common name for mandibular abscesses.   Gliders can suffer from a jaw abscess just as any animal can.  Any unusual lumps anywhere on the body should be checked out by your vet.

Books are an excellent source of information. Your pet store, book store, or library will have a good selection.

A USDA license is required if you have 3 breeding age females of a covered species or any combination of covered species and if you engage in regulated activities.  Click here

Other web sites you might enjoy.

The Animal Law Center 
  1-877-PET LAW1
Animals have rights too.

Sugar glider research   click here
Sugar glider First Aid Kit  click here
How to make a Mc Guyver ejacket
Sugar Glider Art
Mill Breeder Project
Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors

Find a breeder    click here

www.the glidingroom.com
www.glidercentral.net
www.wildlife.org.au/magazine
www.gould.edu.au/wildlifecams 
www.video.nationalgeographic.com
www.arkive.org/sugar-glider/petaurus-breviceps/
www.aspca.org
www.parks.tas.gov
www.snowcapkennel.com
www.peeweespamperedpetproducts.com
www.munchlets.com
www.mysticjewels.org 
www.lets-ride.net 

ASPCA Poison Control Center - 1-888-426-4435

USDA 
USDA  APHIS
Do I Need a license
USDA Licensing Kit
USDA License Holders A
USDA License Holders B
USDA License Holder   C
USDA Inspection List & Reports


Pet- Pro Products (Happy Glider)
     (Mention us for discount


For all your Mealworms and Crickets
New York Worms  


DANGERS

Standing water in buckets, bathtubs, sinks and toilets can be dangerous to your Sugar Glider.  They cannot swim! Catnip ------EXTREMELY TOXIC TO A GLIDER.  Do not add vitamins to water.  Never give your pet raw sugar, sugar substitutes, or candy, and NEVER give your Glider Chocolate!

A leash /harness can be extremely harmful to your glider.  It can injure the patigium ( gliding membrane) between the wrist and the foot.  If you are using one of these, it is advisable to discontinue use.  

It is important to have a vet that is knowledgeable in the care of exotics; i.e. Sugar Gliders.  Unfortunately accidents can happen or your Glider may become ill for a variety of reasons.  Keep your vets phone number handy.  Gliders are small and every minute counts when it is ill, so don't hesitate to contact your vet.