A grey chinchilla in their accommodation, surrounded by wooden toys.

Chinchilla advice

Whether you're considering rehoming a chinchilla or need some veterinary advice, we've got plenty of guidance to help keep your small pet happy and healthy.

Two grey chinchillas explore their accommodation and toys.

Wellbeing and care

From deciding to get a chinchilla, right through to making the difficult decision to say goodbye. Here you'll find information on daily care for happy, healthy pets.
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A young grey chinchilla is held by a Blue Cross vet.

Health and injuries

Routine check-up? Or is there something you'd like to know about your chinchilla's condition? Our vet advice is here to give you the information you need to know.
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Food and weight

Discover advice from our vets on what chinchilla can and can't eat, how to manage their weight and fun recipes for you to try!
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A grey chinchilla explores their hay bedding.

Behaviour advice

Our trained animal behaviourists are here for you with advice, whether your pet is struggling in certain situations or you're just looking to teach them some tricks!
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Light grey baby chinchilla about to jump in a dust bath

Choosing a pet

Small pets come in all shapes and sizes. Considering one of your own? Find out whether chinchillas are the perfect pet for your family, and what you'll need.
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A grey chinchilla sits on a wooden platform in their cage.

Saying goodbye

Some small pets will only live for a few years. Like any other pet, you'll have a unique bond with them that can make it difficult to say goodbye.
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