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

Today I tried to switch cages, as part of our chinchilla introductions, but Jasper was not liking it! He was really agitated and I ended up not leaving him in the other cage very long. I returned them to their own cages and gave them a dandelion ...

Chinchilla Shopping List

I remember when I rescued my chinchilla, Jasper. Jasper showed up at my doorstep in nothing but a tiny dog carrier. Yes, I said dog carrier! The woman who owned him lived in a van and had this poor little guy living in a tiny space not even big ...

How To Handle A Chinchilla Mom And Chinchilla Baby (Kit)

Once you have confirmed that your chinchilla is pregnant, provide that chinchilla with plenty of extra hay, food, and water. Expectant mothers will drink and eat quite a bit more, so it is imperative that more food and water are at the chinchilla’s ...

Is Owning A Chinchilla Difficult?

Owning a chinchilla is not difficult! Here is my personal shopping list, created from the things I use daily! (Chinchilla Shopping List) Here are a few brief instructions that will make owning a chinchilla easier:  Keep your chinchilla cool, ...

Chinchilla Bonding – What You SHOULD And SHOULD NOT Ever Do!

Chinchillas are such a wonderful pet. Most people have no idea how lovable, clever and smart these little animals are. This is not a pet to purchase if you are not a long-term commitment person because a chinchilla has been known to live as long as ...

How to Build a Chinchilla Cage – Make a Homemade Chinchilla Cage

Most people will not have the time or skills to build their own DIY Chinchilla cages but if you do then this page will give you a good guide on how to begin. If however you just want to get your Chinchilla cage and get going with owning a pet ...

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 wounds such as a scratch, or a cut lip/nose, to the more serious nipped toe (some chins have had their ...

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 environment so that it is as happy as it can be. A depressed Chinchilla does not make a good pet! ...

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