Q: How to train your sugar glider not to bite
November 19, 2012 | By Anonymous | 1 answer | Expired: 626 days ago
My sugar likes to bite
Nov 19, 2012
Fear bites or love nips. They bite for all sorts of reasons and you need to know the reason to address the behavior. Love nips are normal behavior. They're just showing affection. If they're fear biting, you need to make them feel safe and secure. Bond with them ( you should be playing with them at least two hours a day), know the proper way to hold them, talk to them in a calm soothing voice, and offer them treats so they'll associate your hands with pleasant, tasty experiences. Never pull back from a bite, just calmly redirect attention. Jerking away can cause them to feel threatened and display aggression.
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