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Five Ways of Bonding that are Working for Us

1. Using a specific noise then saying her name prior to handling her pouch. This little tip has helped us tremendously. I make the same noise the same way followed by her name in the same tone of voice every time before I handle her pouch, whether it’s simply to rub the pouch to say hello, unhook it to take in the tent, or to put her in her bonding pouch. 510 more words

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Two Ways of Bonding that Didn't Work for Us

The first way that didn’t work for Eris and I, was to leave Eris in her cage all day with the concept of allowing her to get enough sleep so she could be well-rested for tent time at night. 468 more words

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Oh, to Bond with a Sugar Glider, or Not

The biggest lesson I’ve learned when it comes to bonding is to have patience. Another is to not compare your situation to others you may see or hear about. 526 more words

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A Friend for Life

Sugar gliders are colony animals. Everything I read, including about sugar gliders in the wild, told me they needed to be in a colony of two or more, because they’re incredibly social animals. 482 more words

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