Outdoor Winter Games for Kids : Go Sliding with Your Kids

If you don’t have a playground in your own backyard, you can always go to a local park, you know if you have friends, neighbors that have playgrounds. Again, it doesn’t have to be something that’s off limits just because it’s cold out. You do obviously want to be careful if there’s been some ice build up and that kind of things, so it’s a good idea to inspect the playground before hand so that it isn’t particularly slippery. The

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Sugar Gliders as Pets : Trimming the Nails of Pet Sugar Gliders

Hi, my name is Elizabeth Cantu and I’m representing Expert Village and we are going to trim the Sugar Gliders nails. These guys have needle sharp nails and if you don’t want to end up punctured full of holes, trimming these nails might be something you might want to attempt. It’s sometimes a two person job, but if you decided that you want to trim your own Sugar Gliders nails, you either want to get a small nail trimmers (as

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Sugar Gliders as Pets : What is a Sugar Glider?

Elizabeth is speaking on behalf of Expert Village. This clip is about sugar gliders, what they are and where they come from. They are little marsupials that are native to Australia and are most related to the American possum, at least as far as we know. They are more related to other things in Australia. They are not rodents, so they don’t eat nuts, they are “insectivores”. They eat mostly insects, but they’ll also eat gums, fruits and vegetables and

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Sugar Gliders as Pets : How to Handle a Pet Sugar Glider

Hi. My name is Elizabeth and I’m representing Expert Village and today we are going to talk about handling a sugar glider and restraining them if you need to. These guys don’t like to be held tight. If you do hold them tight, they will bite you. Almost inevitably, even the sweetest glider if you hold them tight will nip you. So, when you go to pick up a glider you want to come from the front and put your

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Sugar Gliders as Pets : How Much Attention Does a Sugar Glider Need?

Hi my name is Elizabeth Cantu and I am speaking on behalf of Expert Village. Today we are talking about sugar gliders and how time and attention they require as pets. These guys if kept in a large colony of gliders which is generally a rare case for most people that is a zoo type situation. It would take about 20 minutes a day worth of time for food preparation and just general maintenance care. Most people either have one

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Sugar Gliders as Pets : How to Bond with Your Sugar Glider

Hi, my name is Elizabeth, and I’m speaking on behalf of Expert Village. We’re talking about bonding with your Sugar Glider. To bond with your Sugar Glider, there’s a lot of different methods. One of the number one ways is to just carry your Sugar Glider around. Obviously this little guy is fairly bonded with me; he will pretty much stay with me, he’s not scared, he’s calm and remaining on my body. More or less the way to achieve

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Sugar Gliders as Pets : Neutering & Male Sugar Gliders

Hi, my name is Elizabeth and I’m representing Expert Village. Today I’m going to talk to you about neutering your Sugar Glider. Female Gliders can’t be spayed, they are just too small and vets won’t perform the procedure. It’s most economic and safe to neuter your male Sugar Glider Why would you want to neuter your male Sugar Glider? The biggest reasons are because you don’t want babies and you have a male and female, but the other reasons are:

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Sugar Gliders as Pets : The Importance of Pairing Your Sugar Glider

Hi my name is Elizabeth and I am speaking on behalf of Expert Village. This clip is going to be about how to pair a glider so more or less do you want to get one glider or two gliders when you are getting a pet? It is generally recommended that these guys stay in pairs. They do not bond less to people when they stay in pairs but since they are completely nocturnal the only way for them to

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Sugar Gliders as Pets : Picking Cages for Sugar Gliders

Hi my name’s Elizabeth and I’m representing Expert Village. Today we’re talking about cage sizes for sugar gliders and different types of cages. For these guys the minimum requirements are 2 feet by 2 feet by 2 feet; that would be height, width, and length. They’re minimum requirements because these guys are very, very active animals. They require a lot of exercise and it’s not sufficient to just put in a wheel. These guys need a lot of mental stimulation,

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Sugar Gliders as Pets : The Drawbacks of Sugar Glider Ownership

Hi, my name is Elizabeth and I’m representing Expert Village. I will be talking about the reasons that you will not want to own a Sugar Glider. Number one, they are very difficult to take care of. They can bite, they not necessarily friendly to children, they have sharp claws, and very sharp teeth. They will bite you if you try to restrain them forcefully. They will urinate down you arm upon waking because they cannot be potty trained, and

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