Chinchillas

October 12, 2020

DIY Agility Jumps

DIY Agility Jumps
Ready for a super fun and enriching DIY project that will get your rabbit, guinea pig, or other small pet moving? With some simple, easy to find materials, you can create these fun and enriching DIY Agility Jumps! ... Read More

June 15, 2020

The Inside Scoop on Guinea Pig and Chinchilla Poops

The Inside Scoop on Guinea Pig and Chinchilla Poops
Did you know that guinea pigs and chinchillas produce two different types of poops? Have you ever wondered how these poops are made? Join Oxbow's Vice President of Technical Services & Research, Dr. Micah Kohles, for a fascinating animated exploration of hindgut fermentation in these favorite small pet species.... Read More

March 20, 2020

Common Chinchilla Health Issues

Common Chinchilla Health Issues
Did you know that National Chinchilla Day is March 23rd? What better way to honor these unique little creatures than to discuss common chinchilla health concerns? Learning all you can about potential health issues will allow you to provide your chin with the very best care, ensuring you and your companion share as many years together as possible. Before we dive in, let’s celebrate by learning some fun facts about these incredible animals.... Read More

August 20, 2019

Dust Til Dawn: Chinchillas and Their Dust Baths

Dust Til Dawn: Chinchillas and Their Dust Baths
Chinchillas are one of the most intriguing (not to mention adorable) exotic companion mammals we have ever brought into our homes. With thick, ultra-plush fur, a squirrel-like tail, and big, soulful eyes, it’s nearly impossible to not become completely enamored with these docile little creatures. Adding a chinchilla (or better yet, two) to your furry family is certain to bring years of entertaining companionship, but there are a few unique facets to their care necessary to keep them healthy. One of the most commonly misunderstood aspects of chinchilla pet parenthood is a chinchilla’s need for regular access to dust baths.... Read More

March 22, 2019

The 411 on Chinchillas and Chinchilla Care

The 411 on Chinchillas and Chinchilla Care
In honor of National Chinchilla Day, we thought that we’d answer the top four questions asked on Google about chinchilla pet parentship and care! These soft and adorable animals make wonderful pets, but their husbandry differs greatly from that of fellow exotics such as rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and gerbils. Let’s learn more about chinchillas!... Read More

October 25, 2017

The Ideal Herbivore Diet (Infographic)

The Ideal Herbivore Diet (Infographic)
Small herbivores require the right balance of hay, food, greens and treats to remain in optimum health. Our Ideal Herbivore Diet infographic is a great reference to help guide your daily nutrition decisions for your pet!... Read More

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