Just like having a first aid kit for ourselves, you really need one for your sugar glider. Here is a compiled list of items that you may want to have on hand in case of an emergency. No one ever anticipates and emergency happening but if it does, will you be ready?
An Emergency Vet Fund with a Minimal amount of $550.00 is recommended.
Antibiotic Ointment (like Neosporin, please be sure not to use the one with pain reliever in it)
A List with all medications your Sugar Glider may currently be on.
Cotton Balls/ Cotton Swabs
An E-Collar and/or E-Jacket
Fleece Blankets (12”X15” to hold your Sugar Glider)
Heat Pack for transporting a sick glider
Preparation H (for prolapsed penis)
A small, transportable hospital cage
Be Prepared With Important Numbers & Keep them Posted Where they Are Easily Accessible
Primary Veterinarian's Number
Back up Veterinarian's Number
24-Hour Emergency Veterinarian's Number
Support Persons Number
Information To Leave With Your Sugar Glider Sitter
Names on Cages
List of foods and locations
Quantity to feed
List of phone numbers, these will include your number, your Veterinarians number, your back-up Veterinarians number, the 24 hour Emergency Clinic number
Addresses to all Veterinarians you have listed
The location where you will be
How long you will be gone
Emergency contact in case they are unable to tend to your Sugar Glider