Velvet Black Chinchillas

When it comes to chinchilla colors, the black chinchilla is one of the most popular type of chinchilla for all passionate chinchilla owners. Also known as black velvet chinchillas, their name should suffice to decipher their general appearance. Black chinchillas are a standard grey with a…

Chinchilla Exercise

Chinchilla exercise is a very important activity, not only for the well being of the animal, but also for its amusement. Weight issues and boredom can be consequences of the lack of exercise. On average, chinchillas should be set free of their cages for 1-2…

Wild Chinchillas

Unfortunately, none of us will probably be lucky enough to see a wild chinchilla in our life. They’re quite rare to find and finding a wild chinchilla in its native habitat would require a lot of climbing that most of us probably wouldn’t be willing…

Chinchilla Food

The quality of chinchilla food over the last decade has been compromised with the increasing popularity of chinchillas. Some chinchilla owners are very informed of their decisions regarding chinchilla food. However, many larger ranchers stick to one type of food for their chinchillas. We should…

Chinchilla Breeding

Chinchillas have breeding habits unlike other animals; you can’t just put a male and female in a cage and expect more chinchillas. Chinchilla breeding is quite a bit more complex than that. By putting them together like that, not only are the chinchillas at risk,…

Chinchilla Colors

There is a wide array of chinchilla colors, even though the standard chinchilla color is a violet gray color. This array in color is said to be caused by genetic mutations. The standard chinchilla color is not solid and can have differences though as well,…

Chinchilla Facts

Few people consider rodents cute, but one member of the rodent family is known by many as the cutest of all pets. The chinchillas, originally from South America, have thick and luxurious fur that some people claim is the softest in the world. One of…