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Chinchilla Pre and Post Operation Preparation
Anesthetics Isoflurane (and sevoflurane) gaseous anesthetics are very well tolerated by chins - much more so than Halothane. When possible request that your vets uses either one. Less than 1% Isoflurane is metabolized - the rest is merely exhaled for recovery to occur. Recovery is therefore very rapid Commonly used inhalation anesthetics Isoflurane Sevoflurane Less commonly used inhalant anesthetics Methoxyflurane Halothane Desflurane Nitrous...
10 Things I Purchased Prior To Bringing Home My New Chinchilla

10 Things I Purchased Prior To Bringing Home My New Chinchilla

(1) CAGE It is best to get a cage that is stainless steel in design, such that acidic urine from chinchillas will not get it rusty. The bottom of a cage usually...
Preventing Chinchilla Environmental Stress

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 experience the following: anti-social behavior that comprises...
How To Handle A Chinchilla

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 a tickle behind the ear, while others...