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Thinking of Getting a Chinchilla As A Pet? Here's What You Need to Know.

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...

How Does Exercise Effects Chinchillas

The chinchilla is a very special exotic animal. It is nocturnal, has the thickest fur among all land animals, and is also very sensitive...

Showing Chinchillas – Here’s What You Need To Know

Here is a brief run-down of what showing a chinchilla may entail. Showing Chinchillas When a chinchilla is being judged at a show - the judges...

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...

Chinchilla Pre and Post Operation Preparation

Anesthetics Isoflurane (and sevoflurane) gaseous anesthetics are very well tolerated by chins - much more so than Halothane. When possible request that your vets uses...

Meet Forest and Jenny From Ravenswood, WV

Chinchilla Rescue   I received a call last week from a very gentle sounding young lady who asked if she could surrender her chinchillas to me....

Meet Forest and Jenny From Ravenswood, WV

Chinchilla Rescue   I received a call last week from a very gentle sounding young lady who asked if she could surrender her chinchillas to me....
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Chinchilla Habitat

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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...

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....

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...

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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...

Meet Forest and Jenny From Ravenswood, WV

Chinchilla Rescue   I received a call last week from a very gentle sounding young lady who asked if she could surrender her chinchillas to me....

Chinchilla Pre and Post Operation Preparation

Anesthetics Isoflurane (and sevoflurane) gaseous anesthetics are very well tolerated by chins - much more so than Halothane. When possible request that your vets uses...

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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...

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...

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...

How Long Is A Chinchilla’s Gestation Period

Today I visited a Chinchilla Rescue. I had the privilege of spending most of the day playing with the cutest bunch of chinchillas! A...

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...

Chinchilla Conformation

CHINCHILLA CONFORMATION Conformation of a Chinchilla is the overall shape. Ideally, Chinchillas that are bred or purchased should be graded for Confirmation. There are three...