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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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6 Lessons Learned from a Failed Introduction

The time had come to introduce Eris to Zoe and Boomer. I will admit I was a nervous wreck. I now believe it was my own anxiety that caused the first introduction to not go quite as planned. 848 more words

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Boomer Meets Zoe

Boomer was neutered on a Monday, so we had to wait until he was healed before truly beginning the introduction process. While I (again) waited, I read everything I could on introducing sugar gliders, and spoke with a few experienced people about the process. 307 more words

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Hooray! Problem Solved!

Well, after all the sturm and drang, the countless hours spent trying to learn about computer plug-ins, scripts, and the vagaries of various WordPress Themes,  as a last resort I changed my browser to Google Chrome. 473 more words


A gimpy sugar glider

Meet Escher, one of our sugar gliders!  Below is a quick shot of him as a joey, a few years ago.

One of the important facets of owning exotic animals is finding a good exotic vet that is familiar with your animal.   657 more words

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