Newby's
Glider Nook

Only the best for your sugar gliders!

Just like having a first aid kit for ourselves, you really need one for your sugar glider.  Here is a compiled list of items that you may want to have on hand in case of an emergency.  No one ever anticipates and emergency happening but if it does, will you be ready?

 

  • An Emergency Vet Fund with a Minimal amount of $550.00 is recommended.
  • Antibiotic Ointment (like Neosporin, please be sure not to use the one with pain reliever in it)
  • Alcohol Swabs
  • A List with all medications your Sugar Glider may currently be on.
  • Baby wipes
  • Collasate Spray
  • Vetericyn Spray
  • Cotton Balls/ Cotton Swabs
  • An E-Collar and/or E-Jacket
  • Eye Droppers
  • Fleece Blankets (12”X15” to hold your Sugar Glider)
  • Flour
  • Gauze Pads
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Health Record
  • Heat Pack for transporting a sick glider
  • Heating Pad
  • KY Jelly
  • Nail Clippers
  • Pedialyte Popsicles
  • Preparation H (for prolapsed penis)
  • Scissors
  • Syringes
  • Tweezers
  • Veterinarian Tape
  • A small, transportable hospital cage

Be Prepared With Important Numbers & Keep them Posted Where they Are Easily Accessible

  • Primary Veterinarian's Number
  • Back up Veterinarian's Number
  • 24-Hour Emergency Veterinarian's Number
  • Pet Sitter
  • Support Persons Number

Information To Leave With Your Sugar Glider Sitter

  • Names on Cages
  • Feeding Schedule
  • List of foods and locations
  • Quantity to feed
  • List of phone numbers, these will include your number, your Veterinarians number, your back-up Veterinarians number, the 24 hour Emergency Clinic number
  • Addresses to all Veterinarians you have listed
  • The location where you will be
  • How long you will be gone
  • Emergency contact in case they are unable to tend to your Sugar Glider