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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! ...

DIY Chinchilla Cage ~ BATMAN – ROBIN – JOKER

THE STORY It happened last year in December when I was busy chatting in a local BBS, that one of the chatters asked for someone who might like to get two Chinchillas for free because his meant to be male chin has proven to be female and has given ...

DIY Chinchilla Cages ~ Office Filing Cabinet ~ Cheap Chinchilla Cage!!

We have two identical large cages for our chinchillas, plus two smaller ones. They are actually office filing cabinets, with the sliding doors removed. If you add a wire mesh front, and slide-out litter trays, the result will be perfect. The big ...

DIY Chinchilla Hammock – Super Easy Hammock For Your Chin

Want to make super easy hammocks for your chin? Get 1" diameter ring binder rings from an office supply store, Buy a half yard to a yard of fleece, Cut a large triangle out of fleece, Poke a hole in each corner, Open up the ring ...

Chinchilla Colors… Part 2 – Chinchilla Genetics Chart

Part 1 can be found here: Chinchilla Colors, Classification And Basic Genetics Chinchilla Genetics Chart One thing to remember when breeding chinchillas is that there is a lethal factor.  The two genes with a lethal factor are white and TOV ...

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 ...

Chinchilla Facts for Kids & Everyone Else

Listed below are some informative facts that can be used to enhance your knowledge about chinchillas or even help you in your decision to welcome one into the family. Originally native to the Andes Mountains of South America, chinchillas are ...

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