Behavior & Socialization

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 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 ...

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 of biting, fighting, spraying ...

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 abscessing. The physical actions don’t serve a purpose because your pet already has a sensitive body. Chinchillas ...

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 as cute and think they will not take up too much space? Below are the reasons for buying, or not buying, a ...

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