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#1394589 - 09/30/15 01:37 PM Oh my.. Not to happy..
luvmysugars Offline
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Registered: 09/25/15
Posts: 9
Loc: Colorado
Apparently Suzie is NOT a she! I am so livid. I don't want little babies. YES.. they are cute and adorable but it's not something I want. And I am to inexeperienced to even know what to do with babies. We have had them since July 21st.. at least Beatrice.. we got 'Suzie' about a week later. I noticed that there was, not quite a bald spot, but more of hair that is there but moved and stuck to the head. Like it's all oily and needs washing.. but only in that one area. I had read that it could be due to overgrooming due to stress... so I didn't think much of it. Well.. about a week ago I managed to catch an underside glimpse of 'Suzie' and noticed this pom, as you all call it. So on to the research here... Man.. I know more about the male sugar glider then I ever thought I would know. LOL! Anyways... What is the earliest time that they can breed? I am looking for a vet here that I feel safe with the Neuter process. I didn't want to do any of this!! ARGH! So much misinformation and the fact that I didn't get a second female when it was supposed to be.. and I don't feel it's fair to the gliders to just TRADE him in for a female. I wouldn't think that is fair to Beatrice and 'Suzie' since they are bonded. Or should I? The breeder is willing to trade. My husband already asked... I am SOOO confused!!! And annoyed!!

Please don't flame me for this.. I am trying to learn so quickly. and fix the mistake of not pushing husband into researching this more thoroughly. Sigh...
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#1394590 - 09/30/15 01:39 PM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: luvmysugars]
luvmysugars Offline
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Registered: 09/25/15
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And if this is in the wrong forum.. I apologize. Didn't know where to put this. Thank you.
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#1394591 - 09/30/15 02:10 PM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: luvmysugars]
dinah505 Offline
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Registered: 04/08/13
Posts: 534
Loc: Albuquerque,nm
You probably should as quickly as possible get him neutered. I wouldn't trade him in either boys are wonderful pets. There is a link page that has vets that deal with sugar gliders. That is how I found my vet. good luck.
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#1394593 - 09/30/15 02:17 PM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: luvmysugars]
luvmysugars Offline
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Registered: 09/25/15
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Ok.. Thank you for that link. I will go to it as soon as my Chiro appt is done. Quick question. When I was petting him this morning on his head.. there was a wetness on my finger and a smell.. I know.. stupid question but I want to make sure that my gut is right.. this is definitely his scent spot.. cause like I stated before, there is no defined bald spot at the moment, it's there.. just has hair too. If that makes sense.
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#1394594 - 09/30/15 02:24 PM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: luvmysugars]
dinah505 Offline
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Registered: 04/08/13
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Loc: Albuquerque,nm
rofl yes it is. Good luck.I love both my boys you will enjoy him
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#1394595 - 09/30/15 02:26 PM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: luvmysugars]
luvmysugars Offline
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Registered: 09/25/15
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Loc: Colorado
LOL.. Thanks. I am just stunned at this whole development. Guess I will be trying to figure out a new name. :-/ And stop calling him a she.. HAHA
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#1394600 - 09/30/15 03:03 PM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: luvmysugars]
josefine Offline
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Registered: 08/17/08
Posts: 2701
Loc: Perry, Iowa
Unfortunately, some male gliders will still 'mate' w/a female each time she goes into heat.
And sometimes she will get 'battle scars' from this.
I thought they were like cats, once they are fixed, they don't mate anymore. I was way wrong on that.
Learning her cycle, once she has them, see if she does get a mark on her neck, keep track of the date, & separate them for a few days.
I do have 2 male gliders that are w/females, & they don't 'mate'.
Or, maybe they are doing it the correct way, & I just don't ever see it happening.
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#1394607 - 09/30/15 07:07 PM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: luvmysugars]
luvmysugars Offline
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Oy Vey...
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#1394610 - 09/30/15 07:20 PM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: luvmysugars]
Feather Offline
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Registered: 01/19/08
Posts: 11939
Loc: Wisconsin
Get him neutered ASAP and hopefully he will get that nonsense out of his system.

I have gliders that were neutered after having joeys and they don't leave dominance or mating wounds on their cagemates.

Every glider is an individual.
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#1394771 - 10/06/15 10:12 AM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: luvmysugars]
dinah505 Offline
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Registered: 04/08/13
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Loc: Albuquerque,nm
so did you rename Suzie? or is he still 'a boy named Sue?' sorry bad song joke. How are your babies doing?
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#1394836 - 10/07/15 12:10 PM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: dinah505]
luvmysugars Offline
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Registered: 09/25/15
Posts: 9
Loc: Colorado
Originally Posted By: dinah505
so did you rename Suzie? or is he still 'a boy named Sue?' sorry bad song joke. How are your babies doing?



LOL! That's awesome! But.. I need to change it on here.. gonna call him Dudley. :-D
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#1394838 - 10/07/15 03:30 PM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: luvmysugars]
Terry Online   grin
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Registered: 04/29/12
Posts: 4833
Loc: Maryland
:funny: A boy named Sue :roflmao2:


I like the name Dudley for a glider, it's not heard often, really cute and full of character.
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#1394861 - 10/08/15 11:05 AM Re: Oh my.. Not to happy.. [Re: luvmysugars]
dinah505 Offline
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Loc: Albuquerque,nm
:lol: Dudley is a nice name (my dad's Name is Dudley)
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