USDA Licensed breeder of Home raised, hand tame baby sugar
gliders. We only raise sugar gliders here at our home. Our
glidery is strictly created and kept to be a clean, healthy, great environment, and home for our cuddly, lovable,
fuzzy little friends. The facility itself is in part
of my husband's workshop. The total workshop is 26 X
32, we inhabit about 12 X 16 just for gliders and there
cages. We have the bathroom set up with our sink to
wash and dry dishes along with a dishwasher just for these
guys. They also have their own microwave,
refrigerator/freezer and own washing machine. The
facility also has a dehumidifier to take out all the
humidity and an air purifier to take out any unwanted
airborne bacteria in the air. Completely committed to
the care and well being of all the needy animals in the
world. We offer loving, spoiled,
beautiful, top quality gliders to the best homes! We are a
small family oriented glidery so we spend a lot of time with each of our
gliders! If you are interested in any of our available
gliders or have any questions or concerns please let
me know. I always do my best to answer your email in a
timely manner and want your experience dealing with us to be
the best it can be! Emails are answered within 24 hours,
generally less time, unless we are out of town. Your email
will be answered even if we do not have any available
your interest in adopting a glider from us. This unique and
special animal has forever touched our hearts and lives and
we are sure it will touch yours too. We would like the
opportunity to help you decide if this is the pet for you
and if we are the home your glider will come from. It is
very important to us that our gliders go to the very best
homes and receive the very best care and unconditional love
for his/her lifetime. If you can provide this, please read
on to find out more information about us.
Since our glidery
has opened we have been doing research to better the overall
well being of the captive breed sugar gliders. We are
finding new diets to feed, great vitamins, housing
requirements, and to keep them as close to their wildlife
habitat as possible.
I can not stress
enough to do the research on sugar gliders before adopting.
We have been overwhelmed with gliders in need of homes.
We are at max capacity but we are having to expand as we
never turn down any glider in need. The facility has
grown double since we opened back in 1990. Having all
of these rescues is the reason for the research to better
these guys lives. I have gotten in some serious sick,
handicapped, and overall poor health gliders. Not so
much from neglect just wrong information from the wrong
people out their. It is so hard to swallow for each
and every case that comes here. The information that
was given to the owner at the time that they adopted them.
My request to anyone out their is to at least get three to
five different information and really diagnosis it and use
common sense. These guys are from the rain forest of
Indonesia and Australia and what would they really eat in
Here at our facility, our gliders have been cared for with
Tender Loving Care. We work with our customers to help
realize the work involved in bringing a new glider home.
We want our customers and our gliders to be happy.
References are available. We contact all interest
parties the same day the gliders are born and let them know
what just popped out of each sex and color. Its so
much fun because some people will give us their pagers and
cell phones to try if their not at home they want to be sure
to get one. We are here to help everyone with
questions even if your not purchasing one from us we are
happy to assist you. Please contact us here at Sugar
We OFFER the following services!
*Animal Rescue* *Continuing Support after
Placement* *Flexible Payment Terms*
*Trades Considered* *Glider Seating (vacation,
business trips, long weekends, or any sickness in the family)
SOCIALIZING AND ENVIRONMENT....
Our gliders are raised as part of our family. They are loved
and socialized from the moment they are born. The early
socialization is wonderful for the gliders, and helps to
develop their skills in interacting with humans. The breeders
are first and foremost our pets and family members and are
treated with as much respect and love as if they were not
breeding. We do not use breeding 12x12x12 cages of any kind.
We try to use the largest available in our breeding Sugar
Loaf Shack. The small carriers are used for vet visits
only. Our facility is very accommodating for the gliders,
with plenty of branches, toys, running wheels, warm pouches,
lots of food and fresh water. Our gliders receive regular
vet care from a wonderful vet and clinic. The joeys are also
raised around our two Persian cats, Harley and CC.
Here at our glidery we take in unwanted gliders to add to
our family or to find new homes since their other families
could no longer take care of them. We really strive
in educating people about these little guys so we have less
rescue cases to work with. In some situations we work with
other glider owners when their sugar gliders get sick or they can
not seem to tame down their glider. Our facility is very
small and will continue to stay small so we can work one on
one with all of our gliders. The more time you have for
these guys. the happier they are as your pet.
A lot of people misunderstand that in order to own a pair of
gliders they must be of opposite sex. Two girls or two boys
make as good a pair of pets as a boy and girl. When sexual
maturity starts, your pet's attitude will change. So if you
do not plan on breeding, do yourself and your pet a favor,
get a girl with a girl or a boy with a boy or even get the
boy neutered if you want a girl and a boy.
We recently received a very young handicapped Sugar
Glider. Sister MaryAnn from Immaculate High School received
this special handicap baby who only has 3 legs which is
named Sugarloaf. This little baby stopped eating and
drinking five days after he was at his new home. Sister
MaryAnn brought him to our facility for me to take a look at
him. He was not too dehydrated, so I started to feed him via
syringe with 6cc of a mixture of apple juice and water.
After about 30 minutes had passed by I administered 6cc of
fruit flavored Gatorade. (The breeder told Sister MaryAnn
that he was extremely small for his age. This won't be true
for very long, though.) About an hour later I popped open
a mealworm and squeezed the contents out of the mealworm for
him to eat. Five mealworms later he was so full he passed
out in my hand holding the sixth mealworm. Every two hours I
was up making sure he was drinking his fluids. The next
morning he seemed to be coming back to life but I carried
him with me everywhere I went to make sure he was drinking
and eating like he should. This process was repeated and he
did not really start acting like a little baby glider until
the fourth day when he started with the crabbing and
chattering. He will be staying at the facility until he is
fully recovered. Plus, he will return for the month of June
and July while Sister MaryAnn takes her trip to New Jersey.
I will keep everyone informed with pictures and information
on his progress as he has stolen everyone's heart that has
Here we are two months later, he is getting so big and
strong. He can now hold a mealworm and pop it open eat it
all by himself. I presented him with a small rodent wheel
that he can not seem to get out of from the time he gets up
in the evening. It will very difficult for me to give this
little sweet guy back in August when he is scheduled to go
back to his permanent home. Please stay tuned for updates
anyway as this little guys has a whole lot of support from
all those fans out their.
On July 25, 2003 Sugarloaf was introduced to a little
girl glider. Piglet is her name and he just fell in love
with her. She is also a special baby since she too only has
3 legs. She is missing the exact same leg. Piglet found
her way here to our home for some loving care. Who knows
maybe these two will make loving babies down the road?
Just a little update, on January 14, 2005, Sugarloaf and
Piglet goes to a new house. They were adopted by a
local 8 year old school boy who is an overall animal person.
This guys were a little surprise from his mom for doing so
well in school. He has been researching these guys for
the past year and volunteers at the local shelter 3 days a
week. He has checked in with weekly since the adoption
to make sure he is doing everything correct.
On March 2, 2006 we received a set of gliders that have
kept rejecting their joeys. The babies had just came
out of pouch that day. They were brought into the
house to watch them closely. By the third day
everything seemed great. On the fourth day a little
joey was on the top of the pouch. I picked the glider
up and it was the little girl. Dad bite me twice while
I was trying to check on her little brother. He was on
the right side of the pouch by himself. When I picked
him up he had a bite mark on his little face. At this
time I felt it was time to pull them especially since both
their little tummies was empty.
Fixed up the incubator in the house with all the heat
sources and mixed up a bowl of our Biolac, supplement milk
from Australia. I fed the little girl first and she
ate less than a 1/2 of an eye dropper. The little boy
ate more than 1/2 eye dropper. They took it like a pro
would have been eating like this before. They were not
completely dehydrated so I gave them via eye dropper some
Pedialyte. No injection at that time to give them
fluids. Warmed them babies up after eating off to
sleep they went. Boye oh Boye it would be a long first
night feedings every 4 hours. It has been over 7 years
of doing this and boye was it hard.
Everything seemed to be going just great with the little
boy now named Hansal eating like a little pig and his sister
named Grettle. They are weighed in at 3/8/06 both
weighing in 14 grams. A few days later Grettle decided
she wanted to now start eating more than her brother.
Weigh in on 3/16/06 Grettle at a hefty 16 grams and Hansel
still at 14 grams. March 14, 2006 could not feed them
fast enough so I tried letting them eat on there own out of
a baby food jar top. It was the cuties thing when the
sister pushed her brothers head down into the plate. I
knew then I would have to feed them separate. Hansel
did not eat as much as his sister. It was like he
forgot he was suppose to eat and fell asleep holding his
plate. So I would have to feed him every hour to let
him take his time in eating. Now for Grettle she knew
exactly what to do.
Here we are two weeks later and Hansel is not gaining any
weight and I have to bath him every time he eats as he lays
in the bowl to eat. I started to observe them closer
and Hansel seems to be having seizures. His sister
will not leave him alone especially when he starts having a
seizure. So I felt the only way to shelter him
with this is to separate them into two separate cages.
His seizures became more aggressive. Called our vet
and she said that he probably has a birth defect and maybe
that is why mom and dad rejected. We took a visit to
the vet on March 31, 2006. Well all vitals were just
fine and he was not dehydrated and belly was full. She
instructed just to watch him close and if the seizures
became more frequent or anything changed to bring him back
Well, sorry to inform everyone but little Hansel passed
on the evening of March 31, 2006. He had a seizure and
stopped breathing. I tried everything to revive him
but with no luck he passed. So we must say a prayer to
very brave young fellow whom tried his hardest but could not
Rest In Peace, Hansal born March 2, 2006 passed March 31,
2006, We will always remember you in our hearts and thoughts
Love SGE rescue sanctuary!
This is just one of the classes that we worked with at the
I'm glad there's people like
you out there who DO help these little ones. There's so
many who just give up when a glider is mean...or who know
nothing about them.....or who just get bored with them.
When I got my babies from I promised her I wouldn't change
their diet....and all that. The day they came home...I
changed all my other gliders over to so my new babies
wouldn't have to change diets. I also sent her pics of
their new homes...
That's Romeo and Juliet's new
home. They're VERY spoiled now compared to were they were
Just a little peek at some information and questions that
come into the facility. Also a few words of
inspiration from adoptive families.
My sugar glider pair just had a baby and it seemed that
the mom was not giving it as much attention as she had other
joeys in the past. I came home today and they had eaten the
baby. Is this a usual occurrence?
Hello Cindy. I hope I got the name right. This is
Garrett. I bought a sugar glider from you two years ago and
named him Chit. I already owned one named Chat. They are
both doing good. I just wanted to say Hey and let you know
that Chit is doing very well. I had a few close calls with
Chit. He got his tail stuck around the wheel. He got his
head wrapped in a loose wire that was hanging off of the
bag. And then he got his toe stuck in a loose thread.
Finally I through away the bag. So I'll be buying a bag from
you and two cases of the food. They like your food the best.
Well goodbye and if you want send me an e-mail.
I'm praying that you can help me. I have a Sugar Glider
colony of eight (8) that I can no longer keep because of
I've had my Sugar Gliders since they were babies and I'm
trying to find a good home that will accept the colony and
keep them together.
Please, can you help?
We bought him about a year ago from a pet store in
Lafayette. He was neutered before we bought him. He is
sort of tame but still shy; none of my three kids give him
the attention he needs and I want him to be in a home where
he will get that attention. I've thought of selling him but
I want to be sure that he goes to a loving home and I can't
be sure selling to strangers. My oldest son would take him
but he works offshore and doesn't have anyone to take care
of the glider when he's working. So, I thought your
facility would be the best bet for me.
I just wanted to write you a quick note thanking you
again. I am sorry that I was not able to meet you but,
hope that the festival was good to you.
"Phantom" and "Christine" are so sweet. I've had a few
bites. Now, it's getting to be more of a "quit messing
with me" warning nip. This too shall pass. I've already
noticed the attachment starting. Christine seems like she
is going to be a cuddle bug while, Phantom is a real
I will keep in touch, to let you know the progress.
We purchased the Leucistic baby male back in Jan 2007, and
received in March 2007-His name Is TAS and he is doing
wonderfully, actually he is the best of the three we own as
far as his disposition. A real sweet heart, just want to you
to know he’s wonderful and loved
Here are a Couple pictures of our family and couple pictures
of their home