How to Treat Sugar Glider Diarrhea | Sugar Gliders
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How to Treat Sugar Glider Diarrhea | Sugar Gliders

September 7, 2019


On occasion, you may find that your sugar
glider develops diarrhea. Normally, sugar gliders produce small, formed
fecal pellets that shouldn’t be soft, overly mushy and certainly shouldn’t be of a liquid
consistency. If you find that your sugar glider has developed
diarrhea, it’s important to consider a few things. One of those is whether they are acting abnormal
or acting sick, in addition to having the diarrhea. Secondary, it’s important to determine whether
it could be diet related, and it may just mean a manipulation in the current diet. It may mean something you fed them is spoiled,
or has gone bad. It may relate to captive care and lack of
proper hygiene in their environment. Or the fact that they’re eating foods that
aren’t fresh enough or food that has spoiled or needs to be re-prepared. There are also a number of medical reasons
why sugar gliders may develop diarrhea. There is no one, easy treatment. There is not one medication or one pill that
you should expect to be able to treat your sugar glider with. The best thing to do if your sugar glider
is sick, or has developed diarrhea, or is having problems, is to seek out a veterinarian,
have a consultation and your veterinarian will recommend appropriate diagnostic tests
and be able to prescribe and treat the diarrhea, both to get to it resolved, to determine why
it may have occurred, and to help you with methods to prevent it from happening again.

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  1. so take it to the vet? great, ive done that. was hoping for some kinda other tips on what to do/give them. This was zero help

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