Chinchillas bathe in dust. Wild chinchillas do it, so your pet chinchilla should do it too. Practically every owner recommends blue cloud dust, but we believe that blue cloud is dangerous for you and your pet if it isn’t used properly.
Loofah is best known for its uses in the bathroom, but it can also be used as a chinchilla chew toy. But is it safe to ingest, or will it make your chinchilla choke?
Chinchillas need hides, and lots of people use terracotta plant pots: they’re attractive and solid in construction. But are they safe? Will terracotta make your chinchilla sick?
Rope is a common kind of chew toy for pets. People put it in chinchilla cages all the time. But is it safe? Can chinchillas eat rope or gnaw on it safely?
Your chinchilla’s cage has to have a liner or bedding, otherwise the cage would get dirty, and quickly. The most popular choice by far is fleece—but is it safe? And if not, why is it so popular?