Bowmanville Veterinary Clinic

2826 HWY 2
Bowmanville, ON L1C 3K5

(905)623-4431

www.bowmanvilleveterinaryclinic.com

HOUSING YOUR SUGAR GLIDER

Sugar gliders are highly social animals and ideally should be housed in groups of 2 or more.  If this isn’t possible the owner should be prepared to spend 2 or more hours per day with their glider to effectively socialize it.

 

Cage Sizes

 

The size of the cage can differ from housing a baby to housing an adult.

 

Ideal cage size for 1-2 babies younger than 5 months (out of pouch):


Width/Depth: 18-20 inches (46-51cm)

Height: 24-30 inches (61-76cm)

 

Ideal cage size for 1 or 2 adults over 5 months of age:


Width: 36 inches (91cm)

Depth: 24 inches (61cm)

Height: 40 inches (102cm)