Sugar Gliders as Pets : The Drawbacks of Sugar Glider Ownership

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Jadon : She surely know how to make you not want an animal. Damn

Scott Davis : Sounds like all the reasons not to have a kid as well.

Raven Howl : Unfortunately this information is false. I myself own three sugar gliders whom are very well trained and friendly. The truth is, almost all the internet "expert" websites and YouTube videos on Sugar Gliders nowadays, still rely on very old and extremely out of date care and dietary information. Please don't let this one YouTube video keep you from owning a sugar glider.

SainnQ : Jesus christ, she needs to break that Umm habit.

SedRonee : This video is so outdated it's not even funny. Plus she is wrong about how you can potty train a sugar glider. If you look on youtube there is a LICENSED sugar glider VET that TELLS AND SHOWS you how to do it. I watched this video hoping to find something that would make me say nah to trying to get one of these guys, but I didn't. Major disappointment

TheRealBitterbub : You honestly sound like you just DONT want Sugar Gliders as pets. While you might be expressing reasons as to why these may not be a good pet for someone: you honestly sounded biased to me. Not because you own them, and it's your experience. It came off to me as, "I own these pets and I regret every second of it, and wish I never had them."

bza069 : i think the sugar glider pissed all over her arm because it was annoyed that she says "um" a thousand times an hour.

Whitt : Wow. This video is packed full of false info.

Kate Herreid : Actually, I own 2 SugarGliders. They get along perfectly with other animals after correctly introducing them. The Gliders ride around on my dogs, the dogs won't try to eat them after they bond because they don't smell like a rodent because they aren't rodents. Meals are quite easy to make and take only a few seconds or a minute or 2 depending on what you make. They are active at night but relatively quiet. After they bond to you they will come to you when frightened and want to go everywhere with you. You can take them shopping, movies, road trips, and any other place. As long as they we with you they will be quiet in public places because they feel safe with you. The bonding process can take anywhere from a week to a few months but trust me it's worth it. They do get lonely at night while you sleep and they do better with a litter mate. I have 2 boys named Charlie and Brandon, Charlie is outgoing and not calm and Brandon is a wuss and he's crabby. They have their own personalities for sure. They are quite easy to care for. They have the same peeing/pooping pattern as a human(hehe pooping), every 2-3 hours during the day they will come out of their pouch or wherever they were sleeping to urinate. They don't use the bathroom where they sleep, so carry a napkin or something around with you so they can use the bathroom. They love kids also.

Definitely A Black Guy : I probably should've watched this before I ordered 11 online...

Dixie Stevens : You know ABSOLUTELY NOTHING!!!!!!!!! We have two, if you take them out and let them go potty as soon as they are awake then they are fine! They do NOT bark all night I have two sugars and they don't make noise. If you bond them they are fine, and they get along with all my animals! If they are bonded they wont jump all over the place! Their food takes 1 minute to prepare! I make their bedding but you can use tons of stuff!!! Don't Listen to this woman she knows nothing.

Van Hohenheim : BUT...BUT THEY'RE SO CUTE!!!!!

Nick Laviolette III : "Um, um, um, um, um." Honestly, you sound like you have absolutely no idea what you are talking about when you do that. Furthermore, why make a video only listing negatives? Why not give us both sides of the story? Get out of here and don't come back until you can put together a thought that doesn't have "um" in it.

Luis Roman : I have never disliked a video on YouTube so much in my whole life all 27 years of it too. wtf between the ummmm and how misleading this video is I almost broke my phone. SMH

rorschachh : DONT STOP WONT STOP F U ALL HATERS!!!!!!  sugar gliderz forever i wont STOP

Unstable : She sounds like she hates sugar gliders

Raul Rios : Excellent advice from a real owner! I really appreciate it!

Catrine Bickman : Lies, my two sugar gliders are potty trained and they do love my other animals because I have a cat and two rabbits and they get along perfectly

East Woody : An animal pissing all over me is just what I want

Little Angel : YOU DON'T KNOW ANYTHING ABOUT SUGAR GLIDERS! I have one named Zelda and she is nothing like that. She barks to play with me, to let me know she wants me to get her out. Everything you are saying about them is wrong. Zelda sleeps in my room and loves kids, she doesn't mind when the dogs being around her cage and she plays with them. The time it takes me to get her food ready takes about 2 minutes. yes I give her live bugs that I get from outside my house and I have meal worms in my home because she likes to eat them. for someone like you that only sees the things they do as bad, you need to do some reading and learn about them before YOU say that they are bad pets, because I will be the first to say I love my little girl, she is not just some pet, she is part of my family, she goes to the store, the park, anywhere the family goes, she goes. To have her show us so much love is like magic, to know that she is happy to see you, to be around you, that she wants you, that is what having one of these little ball of joy is like. To the people that looks at them like family there is never a downside to having them as a part of your live. It's a blessing NOT a curse.

Daniel Martinez : "Uhm,uhm,uhm,uhm,uhm" Enthralling...

John Morris : this lady is a complete moron. i own two sugar gliders. they dont randomly piss or shit on me. they dont bark all night. this is 2016, not 1920 so they make food with protein in it so that you dont have to use insects (you can get 2 years worth of food for $63 online). mine have never randomly bit me and instead either sit on my shoulder or in my shirt or coat pockets (they're a marsupial, not a rodent). the food you buy them makes it so they dont stink and they are family oriented and bond with your cats and dogs. plain and simple this dumb hag doesnt know how to raise an erection let alone an animal

Joni Holt : Liar! My Sugie Baby has never bit anyone. He loves my kids and my other animals. He doesn't bark and keep us up all night. If she wouldn't just yank hers from his bed he wouldn't't pee on her. She's an idiot

Tia Seay : I would pee on that shirt too… :/

ArtistAtWork : there's this thing called the bonding process! No wonder he urinated on your are he hasn't bonded with u duh!

Skylar Harris : She sounds like she hates them, why does she still have them if she can't say anything positive about them, like geez

Janel Vega : That's pretty much crap. One trip to the grocery store and one to Petsmart and that's all you need to feed them. 3 hours to prepare their food for the week? Seriously? It takes 20 minutes to make BML for a month. Mine like my dogs and they just met them. Anything with a mouth can bite. Even my leopard gecko has nails that pinch. I wouldn't let this video speak for sugar gliders honestly.

Claire Lewis : wow, this is seriously inaccurate...

Kristen Mae : Umm oh and umm oh ummm wait ummm and umm also umm wait umm oh umm ya umm

Charlize Tryon : This is bull crap, all of it!

palcolon : I wonder what the qualifications are to be a Sugar Glider Expert... smh

fresco1962 : It sounds like she knows what she is talking about.

itunetool : I JUST talked to a breeder in the past hour. Almost none of this is true if you properly take care of it.. You should be semi-forceful, actually (Do NOT cause it pain), that's how you tame the and that's how they learn to be handled.. Seriously, go talk to a breeder, so you can learn all the things you have to do to effectively care for them and prevent these issues

Alexa Jones : Sugar gliders are awesome when u train them there are amazing she may be right bug it is worth it

allermenchenaufder : Sugar gliders are tiny nocturnal marsupials who, in nature, live in groups of 30. They spend their time in trees searching for insects and sap, and frolicking with family. Kiosks and pet shops are now acquiring them from hellish breeding facilities similar to puppy mills. They are then peddled as cheap trinkets to customers who buy them on a whim. Confined to small cages, roughly handled, fed improper diets, and forgotten when the novelty wears off, sugar gliders are doomed from the moment they’re born. They are not to be domesticated. Please !

binnbine : LIES I feel awful for those gliders because you obviously haven't taken care of them right and haven't bonded with them. So sad

Katherine Franco : I know this video is pretty much one big lie, but is it possible that they can be potty trained.

Nathan Peyton : They are easy to care for you act like it's a chore

Felix T-Rex : Can you eat them?

Rachel Decastro : So many umms...

Tyler Brengle : Thanks for the non-informative video.

Jakob Schaefer : I watch david m brust the president of sugar gliders veterinarians and he says the opposite you can teach it to pee they just have to get used to it. They also form strong bonds with other pets like cats and dogs. Another thing that was wrong is they bite if it is being harmed, but they rarely bite and if they do it feels like a weak pinch because unlike things like hamsters there theeth are not ment for sinking into something. Go check out his series about sugar gliders for real information

Brooke Z : Not a lot of this is true. I had my sugar glider (About 10 years ago). He was potty trained. He was fed the pellets with cricket treats and the occasional honey. Yes they are nocturnal so off course they are going to make much of their noise at nite. The only reason I had to get rid of him was because I stupidly stopped playing with him and he started to bite. (what can I say I was 15)

Stuart Wright : ummm bollocks

Cody : umm....

Bella Spirite : Sugar gliders can b trained to pee/poop inside their cage only but also can indeed pee/poop on u for bonding purposes marking u as theirs. The bite only if u handle them wrong or if u done something they dont like. The thing is u r to take the bite or they will bite u everytime (a form of control). They do like other animals they r sociable animals. They r great with kids. Mine r great, very intellegent, very responsive, easy going sugar gliders. If handle and cared for the right way u wont have issues. U have to feed them insects yes but have to b careful because they can carry a form of sickness that can affect sugar gliders. Dont matter if u order bugs or get them from pet stores the insects can still b infected. Hpw and pellets u need to get for sugar gliders because without the right nutrition there can b health issues that follow. Its always good to give them fresh veggies/fruit on the side. Fresh water etc. They also bark to get ur attention once u give the attention required they r fine. Yes they bark for other reasons but i find mine bark because they want me up to play with them at night. They r loving caring sociable animals and non the less. They may not b for everyone who dont have time or patience for them because they require time patience love nutrition with hpw, pellets and staple foods and some treats. I really didnt find ur video accurate im sorry to say. Have a great at day. Yes i do understand not all sugar gliders r the same but if handled and raised right there wouldnt b issues, so please dont make them sound like horrible creatures.

The Philosophical Christian : But, but, but...they're so cute.

Lilla Badics : this is very informative there should be a video like this for every pet so people know what theyre getting into. it would reduce the amount of homeless animals being dropped off or neglected. 

SeekThePaleSeptember : ~ Why any one is into pets that arent meant to be pets & further more resemble rats is beyond me.

monynice89 : the message i got from this video ( do not,under any circumstances,get a sugar glider ) WHY? WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY?????????