Chinchilla FAQs

Q. Will my chinchilla’s fur fall out if it gets wet? A. No, most likely not. Chinchillas can “furslip”, which means they can release hair as a defense mechanism, so if say they got wet and were scared, they may lose some fur but water itself will not cause fur loss. If your chinchilla were […]

Is a Chinchilla the Right Pet for Me?

If you ask any chinchilla lover if chinchillas make good pets, most likely the answer will be yes.  I may be a little biased, but I think my chinchillas are excellent pets and here is why:

How Much Does A Chinchilla Cost?

The day to day cost involved in keeping a chinchilla is very little however there is a larger initial cost. First off is the cost of the chinchilla, which can vary widely depending on where you live and where you get the chinchilla from, and what color you choose.

Chinchilla Care 101

HistoryChinchillas are rodents native to the Andes mountains in South America. Their natural climate is dry and cool and they are most active at night. They live among rocks and mountain crevices where they forage on plants.