November 15, 2018

Is Owning A Chinchilla Difficult?

Owning a chinchilla is not difficult! Here are a few brief instructions that will make owning a chinchilla easier: Keep your chinchilla cool, below 70 degrees and away from a draft. Give your chinchilla a large size cage. Supply your chinchilla with superior food. Be kind and gentle with your chinchilla! Play with him every day Let him out of his cage every day for at least 30 minutes, preferably 2 hours. Give them good chew toys Provide good water – no […]
October 21, 2018
what do chinchillas eat - feeding vegetables

What Do Chinchillas Eat? Diet, Food, Treats & More

If you’re thinking about getting a pet chinchilla, one of the most important things for you to consider is diet. To allow your pet to live a long and happy life, you need to make sure he or she is getting the right nutrients to not only survive but thrive. Chinchillas are unique animals with extremely sensitive digestive systems which need special care to avoid health problems.   Contents 1 A Healthy Chinchilla Diet 2 What Do Chins Eat Besides Hay and Pellets 3 Can […]
October 16, 2018
Chinchilla Herd-Supplement & Salt In The Diet

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 that is pretty much it. This may seem bland, but we must not lose sight of the fact that the chinchilla’s wild cousins have adapted to live on relatively low-nutrient forage, and our own domestic chinchilla’s digestion is unchanged from their wild counterparts. Herd-Supplement However, that said, I am now going to be slightly contradictory and go […]
October 16, 2018
Pros And Cons Of Chinchilla Calcium Supplementation

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 – or not. Some owners do decide to supplement – in the form of cuttlefish, vitamin and mineral supplement, calcium block or mineral water etc etc. However, many people cannot understand why chinchillas can still get dental problems when they have always received adequate amounts of calcium in their diet – so hopefully this topic may go […]
October 16, 2018
Chinchilla Environment ~ Chinchilla Proofing Your Home & Fixing Boredom

Chinchilla Environment ~ Chinchilla Proofing Your Home & Fixing Boredom

Hopefully, this article will impart some helpful hints, from chinchilla-proofing your home to preventing vices associated with boredom, such as fur-chewing. Daily Exercise Chinchillas really do appreciate extra exercise away from their cages. Many breeders are unable to do this; simply because with such large amounts of stock, they would not have enough hours in the day or enough pairs of eyes to supervise them sufficiently. However, the average chinchilla owner with just a couple of chinchillas should be able to make […]
October 16, 2018
What Can Chinchillas Eat List

What Can Chinchillas Eat List

Dietary Basics This article deals with the somewhat “controversial” topic of diet and nutrition. There is a lot of contradictory information regarding the feeding of chinchillas, and many breeders tend to have their own methods and opinions of what to feed and what not to feed. But one thing that all breeders will agree on is that chinchillas require a low fat, high fiber diet to maintain optimum health. Chinchillas CAN eat the following, however only the top two can be given […]
October 14, 2018
What Do Chinchillas Need

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 cute! When you take care of them correctly they could live up to 17-20 years. There are a few important things to take into consideration before purchase this small animal. Since they are rodents, their teeth never stop growing. Another important thing is that they need a sand dust bath on a weekly basis. What Do Chinchillas Need? […]
October 6, 2018
Chinchilla-Care-Sheet

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 will need peace and quiet to settle into their new home. Ensure your chinchilla is not unduly disturbed by other pets such as cats and dogs. Ensure that any younger children understand a small animals nervousness and that they will need to be gentle and patient  Setting up a Chinchilla Cage There are many types of cages which will make […]
October 6, 2018
Tips You Can Learn Today To Help Your Chinchilla A Lifetime

Tips You Can Learn Today To Help Your Chinchilla A Lifetime

I’m sitting here watching Jasper jump and play, and I remembered back when I first brought him home. I didn’t know a single thing about this new little life I was about to be responsible for. I researched and learned everything I possibly could so that I could give him a healthy, happy home. What follows is some of the things I have learned about chinchillas. Chinchilla Quick Fact Guide: Average life expectancy is between 10-20 years. The oldest Chinchilla I have […]
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