I called my vet
this am. [Granted, he is not an exotic vet
...he did assure me that he had experience with sugar gliders.] I told him about Soven hissing during his poos. I told him I wanted his urine checked for a UTI. He said "IF he is doing it when he is defecating, I doubt I could be a UTI." That sent up a red flag for me. I am a much more educated glider parent now than I was in the beginning. Gliders have a cloaca, where both urine and feces come from....so it certainly COULD be a UTI. He told me he would research it an call me back.
In the meantime....I made an appointment with the closest vet
who has Sugar glider experience...2hrs away. We will see her tomorrow morning. I am taking Soven and Maven. I will have their wellness exams re-done.
I feel so stupid for thinking that a normal vet
could see my little exotic furbutts. I love my vet
he is great with my dogs....but that is all he will treat for me.
What do I need to make sure they do tomorrow...I don't want any stone left unturned?
Sorry for the long post....venting here