Baby chinchillas are the cutest pets there are. But if you don’t care for chinchilla kits properly, they can become sick, get injured, or even pass away. What makes this worse is that they’re easy to care for if you know what you’re doing.
Male and female chinchillas look alike, so can be difficult to tell apart. As you must keep chinchillas in pairs or larger groups, it’s essential to know whether your pets are male or female. So how can you tell if a chinchilla is male or female?
Chinchillas, like all social animals, display body language. You can assess this body language to figure out whether your chinchilla is stressed/nervous or not. Read our guide to find out how!
All animals need to keep clean. Pet chinchillas are no exception. But how can you wash a chinchilla if their fur can’t get wet?
A chinchilla’s claws continually grow, so it stands to reason that they could grow too long. If your chinchilla’s claws are too long, they could hurt your pet or make walking difficult. So should you trim them, and if so, how?