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Pets are great companions
Pets are people's companions. Pets provide friendship to us as well as joy in looking after them. Having and owning pets is a commitment that pet owners should take very seriously. Without proper care, your pets will not live long and that is a problem for both pet owners and the pets themselves.
Pets are commitments
If you want to own a pet, you should do some research into how to take care of that pet beforehand. Most pets need attention from the owners, love and care, as well as plenty of nourishment to keep them healthy. If your pets become ill, then you need to take them to the vet immediately to avoid further health deterioration. That needs financial resources and commitment. Many pet owners treat their pets as family members, spending much time and financial resources on them.
Almost all pets have needs which pet owners should be aware of before owning the pets. Some pets need more attention than others. There are suitable pets and unsuitable pets for your family and household. If you have young children, for example, some pets may not be suitable. Look into which pets are suitable thoroughly before buying the pets or you will end up harming both your children and the pets.
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Below are information all about Sugar Gliders and how they can be great pets for you. Before you buy Sugar Gliders as pets, you should find out all about Sugar Gliders as much as possible. Below are some important information about Sugar Gliders.
All about Sugar Gliders' cages
Your sugar glider's cage should be big enough for the critter to have ample room to jump and glide. Sugar Gliders need to glide often. A minimum size of 30x18x36 cage is usually ok. It is better to go taller and narrower with housing than shorter and wider because Sugar Gliders need to glide, although they don't glide far. The bigger the cage for the sugar glider the better.
You may want to hang food dishes on the cage as well as a hamster type bottle, perches and a variety of toys. Vertical branches and climbing ropes are great toys for Sugar Gliders.
Cages for Sugar Gliders should be made of wire construction. Glass surfaces, like aquariums or other surfaces that prohibit a glider from climbing and extremely detrimental and likely to lead to hip fusions and other joint problems. You want your Sugar Gliders to be able to scale the walls of the cage easily, hang from the top and have perches, ledges or other types of platforms they can jump and swing from.
All about Sugar Gliders' socialization and bonding
The best part about having Sugar Gliders as pets is the socializing and bonding between Sugar Gliders and the owners. Most people want a pet that will be their companion and connect with them in a special way. Bonding and gaining the trust of Sugar Gliders can take time just like with puppies. It can take a couple of days or it can take months. By bonding with the owner, the sugar glider will become tame.
What is the sound that Sugar Gliders make?
When you first get a sugar glider, it may fuss a lot. The funny sound that Sugar Gliders make when they are afraid is called crabbing. Some Sugar Gliders talk more than others. Some Sugar Gliders will make the sound along with a defensive posture and some Sugar Gliders will get in the attack mode while crabbing. Do not let this sugar glider behaviour put you off. Sugar Gliders are just scared when they do that.
Information on Sugar Gliders for people considering them as pets
Sugar Gliders are very cute and they are about the same size as hamsters or other small rodents. However, Sugar Gliders have completely different needs from hamsters, mice or other rodents. Many people are attracted to Sugar Gliders because of how they look - handsome and cute. However, when trying to get Sugar Gliders as pets, consider the following information on Sugar Gliders.
How long do Sugar Gliders live?
Information on feeding Sugar Gliders
Information on cleaning cages for Sugar Gliders
Sugar Gliders' cages need to be cleaned once or twice a week depending on how large the cage is. Do you have time to clean the cages for Sugar Gliders? Owners of Sugar Gliders need to tend to their hygiene needs.
How much play time do Sugar Gliders need?
Since Sugar Gliders are nocturnal, you will need to play with them during the day and they will be up playing most of the night too.
Information on space needed for Sugar Gliders
Do you have enough room to provide a reasonably large cage for your Sugar Gliders and can you afford to buy them a variety of toys to stimulate their minds? Sugar Gliders are inquisitive and clever and they need stimulating toys.
Information on Sugar Gliders and children
Although Sugar Gliders are very cute, they don't make good pets for young children. Are you willing to supervise constantly while a child is holding a sugar glider?
Do I need two Sugar Gliders?
Most people buy Sugar Gliders in pairs because Sugar Gliders are extremely social and they need someone to play with all the time. If you cannot afford to buy two Sugar Gliders (male and female or same sex) then can you commit 2-3 hours or more daily to spend time playing with your sugar glider? If not then it is best not to get a sugar glider because they will feel very lonely and their mental health will weaken.