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Buying A Chinchilla – 8 Things I Learned From A Champion Breeder

Buying a chinchilla is something you should never rush into. You should research what their every need are, but since you’re reading this I guess you already are?! You're onto a great start! Now that I have my chinchilla, Jasper, I get asked this ...

What Are Some Chinchilla Safe Wood for Chews, Shelves And Toys

Chinchillas love to be busy, obviously also as the teeth continually grow they need access to good gnawing material. As a chinchilla pet owner, the last thing you want to do is unintentionally give your chin a piece of wood, or any item, that may ...

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 a long agonizing death, unless you act promptly. There is no cure for this genetic disease. Everyone should be ...

Chinchilla Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness – Go-Bags And Beyond

While watching the news this evening, I hear some pretty scary things about this approaching hurricane in the southeast! Hurricane Michael is a powerful category four hurricane which is expected to cause extensive and severe damage in the ...

Why Do Chinchillas Need Dust Baths?

When I think of the word "bath," I automatically think of how I, like nearly everyone else, takes a bath. We take our clothes off and get into a shower or bathtub, and turn on the water, right? When I first got my chinchilla, I found out that ...

How Many Chinchillas Can Live Together & Chinchilla Introductions

In the wild Chinchillas live in herds of 100 or more, but that's in the wild where they have huge open spaces. Chinchillas in cages are a different story altogether. You can have as many Chinchillas live together that will get along, have ...

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 how I built it? It was not nearly as difficult as I thought it would be! Before we get started here are some important tips to ...

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 ...

Toys And Exercise Wheels For Your Chinchilla To Maximize Fun & Safety

Ideally, a pet chinchilla’s cage must have containers for food and water and have sufficient hiding spots and shavings. In addition to that, it should also include an exercise wheel and some chew toys. (this is the one I have) Most pet chinchillas ...

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