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Help! Vet gave me some advice? #1418690
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Hello everyone!
My name is Gabby and I am new to this forum.
So I have a question for everyone I have a 6 sugar gliders. They started out as 4 but I wasn't aware when I rescued them that the males were not neutered one male was the son of 1 of the females(was already weaned off the mom) and the other female was pregnant and just had the 2 babies not too long ago they are starting to wean off the mother now. So my questions are that I called the vet and the vet said that there is a high mortality rate when neutering them. I do not want to have any more babies and I don't not want imbreeding that being said the vet said I was better off separating them so I'm wondering 1 how I should go about that, 2) if that is just bad advice, and 3 will that cause problems since they are colony animals.

I have 2 extra large 6 foot cages, 3 males, 3 females.
I dont know if my vet just didnt want to do it or this is a true fact.
The next closest vet is 2 hours away.

Thank you in advance!

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I didnt know they weren't neutered until they finally allowed me to handle them. They had very little handling. Doing great now though! smile

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Re: Help! Vet gave me some advice? [Re: Pawsandclaws] #1418692
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:welcomegc: So glad to have you here.

I would say that is bad advice. Neutering is not high risk IF you have a confident vet doing the procedure. It is a relatively easy surgery and done correctly will cause little to no problems for the glider.

If the vet you are talking about is the one two hours away, I would strongly suggest you ask him/her to consult with a vet who had successfully done neuters.

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I found a closer vet with experience and actually found her through this site. Thank you!

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Re: Help! Vet gave me some advice? [Re: Pawsandclaws] #1418697
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Yorkville vet in Illinois will neuter for about 50.00 per glider. I would get all the boys neutered and keep them all together.

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Originally Posted by Pawsandclaws
I found a closer vet with experience and actually found her through this site. Thank you!


So glad to hear this. I didn't like what the other vet was telling you shakehead


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Re: Help! Vet gave me some advice? [Re: Pawsandclaws] #1418706
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Hi! And wave :welcomegc:

You have been given some great advice!

I would ask the vet what procedure they use when neutering. I would recommend not to shave the area too. it could cause overgrooming. You see, gliders will groom what may "feel" different.


Feather, do you know this vet?


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I haven't met the vet in Yorkville, yet. He does come recommended by a friend.


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It is only recommended that males get neutered. When it comes to females there is significantly more danger.

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