Sugar Glider Community Calendar

Please click here to see larger view
Articles
More coming soon!!
Today's Birthdays
louissa, Temulin
Member Spotlight
gr8pots
gr8pots
Reidville, SC
Posts: 279
Joined: February 2008
Show All Member Profiles 
Last 10 Posts
Custom Cage Liners Machine Wash & Dry
by gr8pots. 03/04/21 09:45 AM
Glider Charm Bracelets
by Michelle_D. 02/26/21 10:13 PM
Swollen Cloaca
by Feather. 02/24/21 07:07 PM
reminder the SGGA2021 coming up
by mechnut450. 02/19/21 08:31 PM
Been a longtime and I'm ready
by Feather. 02/18/21 10:57 PM
Travel cage for chewers
by cuttlefish. 02/18/21 07:50 PM
2021 Sugar Glider Calendar and Cafe Press Store
by theresaw. 02/18/21 07:10 PM
Cage accessories
by CChipman. 02/16/21 07:26 AM
Our first babies
by CChipman. 02/15/21 09:14 AM
Google+

Facebook
Join Us On Facebook
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Worrying about fleas #1415655
03/27/18 12:51 AM
03/27/18 12:51 AM
Joined: Mar 2018
Posts: 7
Canada
F
FlyingHamster Offline OP
New Member
FlyingHamster  Offline OP
New Member
F

Joined: Mar 2018
Posts: 7
Canada
Hi so i have 2 sugar gliders and 2cats and dogs i keep them all seprate but i am still concerned about my gliders getting fleas since its about that time of year where my dogs start tracking in fleas anyone have any tips on how to prevent fleas or treat them thanks in advance:)

Current Research, Studies & Resources
Re: Worrying about fleas [Re: FlyingHamster] #1415656
03/27/18 06:23 AM
03/27/18 06:23 AM
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 4,142
SW Missouri
Ladymagyver Online content
Moderator
Ladymagyver  Online Content
Moderator

Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 4,142
SW Missouri
Welcome to Glider Central!

Gliders fur is very short and thick. It's actually more like wool. Since they groom themselves and each other, a flea doesn't really have a chance.


If you are concerned, you can use a plug in nightlight in their room that shines on the floor, and place a very shallow dish (like a plate) under it with water, and a drop of dishsoap at night. Fleas are attracted to light.


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: Worrying about fleas [Re: Ladymagyver] #1415661
03/27/18 10:39 AM
03/27/18 10:39 AM
Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 5,389
Maryland
T
Terry Offline
Serious Glideritis
Terry  Offline
Serious Glideritis
T

Joined: Apr 2012
Posts: 5,389
Maryland
:welcomegc:


Lives with:
1 God
1 dog, (Willow)
1 Sugie, (Ollie)
R.I.P. Lulu (2/28/12-10/13/17)
R.I.P. Skadoosh (2/28/12-3/26/18)
Re: Worrying about fleas [Re: Terry] #1415662
03/27/18 10:52 AM
03/27/18 10:52 AM
Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 43,204
LittleRock, AR USA
KarenE Offline
Owner
KarenE  Offline
Owner

Joined: Mar 2000
Posts: 43,204
LittleRock, AR USA
:welcome:

In all my years here, I don't remember a single instance of a glider with fleas.

As stated above, they are fastidious groomers,
so fleas wouldn't really have a chance.

Good question.


Your Sugar Glider Resource Center
Sugar Glider Help


Re: Worrying about fleas [Re: FlyingHamster] #1415684
03/27/18 06:28 PM
03/27/18 06:28 PM
Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,746
Wisconsin
Feather Offline
Administrator
Feather  Offline
Administrator

Joined: Jan 2008
Posts: 13,746
Wisconsin
Welcome to GliderCENTRAL!

I agree with Dawn, the nightlight and small dish of water with Dawn dish soap will also help keep your house flea free with out pesticides that could hurt your pets.


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:


Moderated by  Feather, KarenE, Ladymagyver 

Sugar Glider Help Page



Please click above to see how you can help!!

Moon
CURRENT MOON
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 29 guests, and 351 spiders.
Key: , , Owner, Admin
Newest Members
Tran, Maygliders, LuluLola, Ddgilbreath, Mushu_nala
7211 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums132
Topics10,195
Posts158,253
posts in the last 24hrs0
Members7,211
Most Online2,693
Jan 2nd, 2020
Last 10 New Topics
Glider Charm Bracelets
by Michelle_D. 02/26/21 10:13 PM
reminder the SGGA2021 coming up
by mechnut450. 02/19/21 08:31 PM
Travel cage for chewers
by cuttlefish. 02/18/21 07:50 PM
Been a longtime and I'm ready
by tammyangel. 02/18/21 12:43 PM
Cage accessories
by CChipman. 02/15/21 09:35 AM
Swollen Cloaca
by cookielover. 02/15/21 12:00 AM
Freedom Wheel floor stand for Stealth Wheel?
by mariad3. 02/13/21 04:28 PM
Our first babies
by CChipman. 02/12/21 09:20 PM
Are these humidifiers safe?
by cookielover. 02/09/21 05:50 PM
Popular Topics(Views)
814,713 TEXAS
648,130 OHIO
454,627 OKLAHOMA
403,487 UTAH
297,223 NORTH CAROLINA
Supported Browser
This site was tested and is best viewed in Google Chrome & Mozilla FireFox



Firefox 3

Download your copy today!!!
Home Forums Links Sitemap Vets Breeders Sounds Contact Us Names Rules & Policies

GliderCENTRAL
©1998-2021
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software
(Release build 20180918)
Page Time: 0.037s Queries: 14 (0.019s) Memory: 1.2774 MB (Peak: 1.4267 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2021-03-05 19:38:18 UTC