Most people think chinchillas and other rodents should eat greens like kale. But how true is that? Is kale good for chinchillas, or bad for their health?
If you’re a new owner, you may want to feed your chinchilla lots of fruit and vegetables. After all, they’re a healthy food choice for us—but are they good for chinchillas?
Salt licks and salt wheels are commonly given to small pets like chinchillas. But do chinchillas need mineral supplementation? Or would it be bad for them?
Chinchillas enjoy snacks, especially fatty or sugary snacks. So what about nuts like walnuts? Do chinchillas like them, and are they nutritionally suitable?
It’s recommended that chinchillas have a strict diet of hay and hay pellets. But some snacks are suitable, albeit not for frequent consumption. So what about oats?