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Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! #1397716
01/16/16 02:07 PM
01/16/16 02:07 PM
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Graz, Austria
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Hello Community!

since New Year, My Sugar Glider Teddy started to become sick. he first started with a swollen cheek. We took him to the only vet that specialize in small animals ( unfortunately we dont have a exotic vet in our area) and it was his first time seeing a Sugar Glider, nevertheless he gave us some eye drops. but it didnt help at all.
A few days later he became weak, unable to walk properly and almost at the edge of dying. which is weird because I've been giving him mixed of fruits and vegetables plus a Calcium Supplement and some days only Yogurt. we took him to the vet again at gave us some antibiotics and serum to regain energy.
Now he is a bit much better but still weak.

My question is: what can I give him so he can regain energy? I've tried with fruits mix and water and Honey with water aswell. please, any suggestion is welcome!

Last edited by TedChar88; 01/16/16 02:07 PM.
Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: TedChar88] #1397721
01/16/16 08:53 PM
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Your guy needs to have protein to besides the fruit and veggies.

You can give him cooked chicken, with no spices, scrambled eggs.

If you click on the word 'diet' it will take you to all the acceptable diets that are out there for sugar gliders.

Hopefully you can find one that you can get all the ingredients for over there. Critterlove Original comes to mind as the Wambaroo powder is manufactured in your country.


Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Mister Peanut & Big Mack
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Cho, Toothless, Maverick & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Light Fury, Madison & T'Pring :rtmo:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker, Khayman and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: TedChar88] #1397724
01/16/16 09:42 PM
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SW Missouri
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Did the swelling ever go down in his cheek? Could he have a bad tooth?

Your vet can contact one of the main vets on the list (in blue click) for a consult.

Please keep us posted and WELCOME TO GLIDER CENTRAL!


Dawn

https://www.facebook.com/uptilldawngliders/

Be patient,
and
Trust your journey....

Grace :bb:

Stewie :rtmo:




Fiona and Dot :rbridge: Love and miss you both!

Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: TedChar88] #1397727
01/16/16 11:35 PM
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New York, United States
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Oh no! I hope he feels better! How are his hind legs? are they working properly?

Is he losing weight and is he eatting?

I hope he feels better!

Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: EllieTheMuMu] #1397728
01/17/16 01:40 AM
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he needs protein asap chicken egg yogurt they need daily protein yogurt will do for calcium approx. a half tsp for now well done scambled egg is good too with some cheese on it like cheddar or swiss cheese. you can look up the proven diets on this site too

Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: Feather] #1397729
01/17/16 03:19 AM
01/17/16 03:19 AM
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Graz, Austria
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Thanks for the advise! I'll take it in mind. smile
Btw, Wambaroo powder comes from Australia. where I come from is Austria, Europe.

Unfortunately Teddy passed away during Midnight, seems like I was to late frown . We stayed with him the whole night so he was not alone.

Last edited by TedChar88; 01/17/16 03:20 AM.
Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: TedChar88] #1397730
01/17/16 03:25 AM
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Originally Posted By: TedChar88
Thanks for the advise! I'll take it in mind. smile
Btw, Wambaroo powder comes from Australia. where I come from is Austria, Europe


Im not sure if I can post the link here, but if you google wombaroo, many glider sites sell it online, so you should be able to order it. Not sure what the mail laws there are though, i only know Korea and NY, USA.

If you order it, it may take time to get to you if it gets stopped but if you think it is the right thing to add to the diet, then try it. It seems rom most posts your glider needs protein. I would try to add more ASAP

There are many alternative diets though. I believe diet will be hyperlinked from me saying it in this post, but i would suggest looking into one that you could shoppe for locally.

BML is pretty easy to make and find ingredients for except the supplements that cannot be substituted may be had to find in your area. You most likely wont have a problem ordering them on amazon though.

Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: TedChar88] #1397738
01/17/16 07:54 AM
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I'm sorry for your loss frown


- Hutch

:plat: Arthur :wfb: Gwynevere :bb: Merlin :grey: Morgana

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Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: Hutch] #1397741
01/17/16 09:59 AM
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So very sorry for your loss.


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Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: TedChar88] #1397748
01/17/16 10:56 AM
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So sorry. :rbridge: Glide free little one. You will be missed... :hbreak:


Dawn

https://www.facebook.com/uptilldawngliders/

Be patient,
and
Trust your journey....

Grace :bb:

Stewie :rtmo:




Fiona and Dot :rbridge: Love and miss you both!

Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: TedChar88] #1397750
01/17/16 11:04 AM
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I am very sorry for your loss. May you find comfort and peace in your memories of him.

Glide Free Little Angel :rbridge:


Kimberley
Feathers-Sweetie, Mister Peanut & Big Mack
Fur-Guinan, Mr. Spock, T'Mir, Cho, Toothless, Maverick & Maharet :bb: T'Pol, Elizabeth & Curzon :wfb: TY, TJ, Light Fury, Madison & T'Pring :rtmo:
Forever in my heart, Gizmo, Tucker, Khayman and the rest of my babies over the :rbridge:

Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: TedChar88] #1397751
01/17/16 11:09 AM
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So sorry for your loss last night Teddy is free from pain now. :rbridge:

sugiemom to Stuart :grey:

Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: TedChar88] #1397754
01/17/16 11:39 AM
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omg im so sorry T.T *hugs* Hes happy now with all his new glider friends over the rainbow!

my condolences

Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: TedChar88] #1397764
01/17/16 05:52 PM
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Thanks you Everyone for your condolences! he was very special for us!

Here I share the latest picture we had from Teddy

[img]https://www.dropbox.com/s/jw9gnrz0t4vn1rn/Teddy72dpi.jpg?dl=0[/img]

Re: Sick and Weak Sugar Glider, NEED help and Suggestions! [Re: TedChar88] #1397801
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