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Thinking of Getting a Chinchilla As A Pet? Here's What You Need to Know.

Do Chinchillas Groom Themselves Clean Like A Cat?

When I rescued Jasper, my chinchilla, he was a mess! He had been living in a small plastic dog carrier, inside a van with...

Chinchilla Care Sheet

Before bringing your chinchilla home: Ensure you have a cage set up and ready, Be sure that your family is aware your new pet...

Things To Consider If Your Wanting A Chinchilla As A Pet

So why choose a chinchilla as a pet? With such a large choice of pets around why choose a chinchilla? Maybe because you perceive them...

Chinchilla Basic First Aid & Basic Wound Management

Basic Wound Management. Every chinny owner will, at some point, come across a wound on their pet - these can range in severity from superficial...

Showing Chinchillas – Here’s What You Need To Know

Here is a brief run-down of what showing a chinchilla may entail. Showing Chinchillas When a chinchilla is being judged at a show - the judges...

Preventing Chinchilla Environmental Stress

Environmental stress can distress your chinchilla in many different ways. This type of stress results in either behavioral or health concerns. Your pet can...

Meet Forest and Jenny From Ravenswood, WV

Chinchilla Rescue   I received a call last week from a very gentle sounding young lady who asked if she could surrender her chinchillas to me....

Meet Forest and Jenny From Ravenswood, WV

Chinchilla Rescue   I received a call last week from a very gentle sounding young lady who asked if she could surrender her chinchillas to me....
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Need A Chinchilla Cage Setup Idea? – If I Can Do It, You Can Do It!

I've just built this cage. It has plenty of shelves and has a pull-out litter tray in the base.  Would you like to know...

What Do Chinchillas Need In Their Cage?

Chinchillas are naturally playful and cheeky little pets, but this wonderful friendly nature will only come out if you set up your Chinchilla’s living...

Preventing Chinchilla Environmental Stress

Environmental stress can distress your chinchilla in many different ways. This type of stress results in either behavioral or health concerns. Your pet can...

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Is Chinchilla Malocclusion A Long Agonizing Death Sentence

Malocclusion is a disease that all Chinchilla Owners should be aware of. The reason being that if your animal is affected, it will suffer...

How To Handle A Chinchilla

If you own one or more Chinchillas, you will begin to notice how they all have their own personalities. Some love a fuss, some...

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4-29-19 Ashes and Jasper Update – Chinchilla Introductions

Ashes and Jasper Update - Chinchilla Introductions   Today I tried to switch cages, as part of our chinchilla introductions, but Jasper was not liking it!...

What Do Chinchillas Need

Once you see a chinchilla, you will not be surprised why many people desire to have this rodent as a family pet. They are very...

How to Discipline Your Pet Chinchilla

Chinchillas are not receptive when you verbally rebuke, hit, or spank them in a fit of anger. The physical actions can cause wounds and...

Pros And Cons Of Chinchilla Calcium Supplementation

The pros and cons There is much debate as to whether to provide extra calcium for our chinchillas - for healthy teeth and bone development...

Can Chinchillas Live Outside? – Housing Chinchillas Outside

Many people, especially breeders prefer to house their chins in an outside unit. This is quite feasible, but unless you have a native climate...

Should I Give My Chinchilla Supplements & Salt

It's up to you!!! Without dispute chinchillas should be fed a simple diet of good-quality chinchilla pellets and hay as their staple diet - and...

Need A Chinchilla Cage Setup Idea? – If I Can Do It, You Can Do It!

I've just built this cage. It has plenty of shelves and has a pull-out litter tray in the base.  Would you like to know...