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Sugar Glider Breeders Roanoke VA

Sugar gliders make interesting pets. They are about the size of a hamster with soft fur. They are very social animals and are best kept with at least one other sugar glider. If kept alone, they require considerable playing attention and social interaction with their owners.

PETCO
(540) 342-2364
630 Brandon Avenue SW
Roanoke, VA
Hours
Monday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Thursday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Friday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-7:00pm

High Hopes Dog Training
(540) 343-3849
Roanoke
Roanoke, VA
 
Petsmart
(540) 362-2994
4749 Valley View Blvd NW
Roanoke, VA
 
PetSmart
(540) 362-2994
4749 VALLEY VIEW BLVD NW
ROANOKE, VA

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Taj Mapaw
(540) 342-3557
3112 Franklin Rd
Roanoke, VA
 
PetSmart
(540) 362-2994
4749 Valley View Blvd NW
Roanoke, VA
Hours
Monday - Friday: 9:00-9:00
Sunday: 10:00-6:00

Pet City
(540) 366-7010
5319 Williamson Rd
Roanoke, VA
 
Signature K9
(540) 904-5282
2836 Nicholas Ave NE
Roanoke, VA
 
Petland
(540) 776-1605
4335 Pheasant Ridge Rd
Roanoke, VA
 
Dog Guard of Southwestern VA
(540) 983-0353
5338 Peters Creek Rd
Roanoke, VA
 
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Sugar Glider

Sugar gliders make interesting pets. They are about the size of a hamster with soft fur. They are very social animals and are best kept with at least one other sugar glider. If kept alone, they require considerable playing attention and social interaction with their owners. Being nocturnal, their eyes are very large, and they prefer dim lighting. They have specialized incisors designed to gouge trees to extract sap, so they need branches to chew. They have several distinctive vocalizations, from alarm yaps and hisses to low barking groans, screams and high squeaks.

V ital Statistics

  • Total length: 11 inches (28 cm)
  • Body length: 5 inches (13 cm)
  • Body weight: 90-130 grams
  • Age of sexual maturity: Male: 12-14 months, Female: 8-12 months
  • Life span: 10-14 years

Is your Sugar Glider male or female?

Check the lower abdomen for a pouch opening in the female or for the fur-covered testicles in the male; the bifurcated (forked) penis is located at the base of the tail. Males develop a scent gland on the forehead, which they may rub on the female’s chest. Males also have anal glands and scent glands on the chest. Both sexes scent-mark territory in a freshly cleaned enclosure.

Sugar gliders breed relatively easily in captivity. The gestation period is only 16 days, at which time the infants make their way to the pouch where they attach to a nipple and stay for 2 months. Ten days after ...

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