If you live somewhere that gets hot or humid at any time of the year, you need to make sure your chinchilla doesn't overheat. Chinchillas don’t have sweat glands, so if the temperature or humidity get too high, they can’t cool themselves down and become very susceptible to heatstroke and other . . .
One thing I’ve noticed when I speak to chinchilla owners is that a lot of you don’t know how to tell if your chinchilla is too hot or even what the ideal temperature for your little fluffball is. I live in an area where the temperature almost always stays in a safe range for chinchillas - between . . .
One of my favorite things about owning chinchillas is watching them munch away on their treats. I love how they look so happy when they're eating and beg for more when they're done :). However, I learned the hard way that feeding chinchillas the wrong treats is very dangerous. And after this . . .
When I bought Mr Fluffy and Milky (my first chinchillas), I didn't know anything about the treats I should be feeding them. I'd owned rabbits and guinea pigs in the past, and I remembered how much they loved eating small amounts of fresh fruits. Because of this, I assumed fresh fruits would be . . .