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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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Can Chinchillas Live Outside? – Housing Chinchillas Outside

Many people, especially breeders prefer to house their chins in an outside unit. This is quite feasible, but unless you have a native climate similar to the Andes, an outdoor housing may not be suitable for chinchillas, and certain adaptations will ...

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 ...

10 Things I Purchased Prior To Bringing Home My New Chinchilla

(1) CAGE It is best to get a cage that is stainless steel in design, such that acidic urine from chinchillas will not get it rusty. The bottom of a cage usually comes in two varieties: A grilled wire mesh bottom or a solid bottom. A wire mesh ...

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 ...

Beginners Guide To Sexing A Chinchilla, Breeding & The Care Of Kits

It seems like we get asked almost every day "How do I breed my chins?". As you might expect, there is no simple answer to that question. We've decided to answer it as best we can with the creation of this page. You'll find the information presented ...

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 ...

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