Kiss Chinchillas and US Angoras Become Royal Chinchillas
February 11, 2022
The brands you rely on for healthy, happy chinchillas and information on how to care for your beloved pets have merged to become one brand! Royal Chinchillas was born from the combination of Kiss Chinchillas and US Angoras. The two herds have combined to create a brand dedicated to producing healthy, beautiful short and long-haired chins. Royal Chinchillas Offers Happy, Healthy Chins Both Kiss Chinchillas and US Angoras have provided families with happy, healthy chinchillas – under one roof, they will continue to work to create a herd of the perfect pets.
The Importance of Hay for Healthy Chinchillas
December 8, 2021
Hay plays a very important role in the health of chinchillas and should be the foundation of their diets. Chinchillas are herbivores and need to have food constantly moving through their digestive systems. The fiber in hay aids in this process. Frequency to Feed Hay ~ A handful of hay keeps the veterinarian away ~ Providing frequent rations of hay to your animals is of great benefit and will go a long ways to keeping them healthy.
Quarantining a New Chinchilla
December 1, 2021
Fungus, Conjunctivitis, Coccidiosis, Pseudomonas Aeuruginosa, Streptococcus and Staphylococcus are just a few of the illnesses that an exposed or sick chinchilla could be bringing home to your current chinchilla pet. What is Quarantine? Quite simply, quarantine is an isolation to prevent the spread of disease. Quarantine should always be deemed necessary when bringing in any new animals, and is also highly recommended when any of your animals leave your home, such as to the veterinary office.
Introducing a New Chinchilla - Is my chinchilla lonely?
August 17, 2021
A very popular question in the chinchilla pet world “Should I get more than one chinchilla so they aren’t lonely?”. I typically wean my animals in pairs, so they are well-socialized. While chinchillas are by nature social animals, the do NOT need to be with another chinchilla to have a good life. A chinchilla can be happy as a single pet with a large cage, healthy diet, wood shelves to occupy them and a hidey house.