The Chinchilla Handbook (B.E.S. Pet Handbooks) (Paperback)

The Chinchilla Handbook (B.E.S. Pet Handbooks) By Sharon Vanderlip D.V.M. Cover Image

The Chinchilla Handbook (B.E.S. Pet Handbooks) (Paperback)

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Native to South America, chinchillas are small mammals known for their luxurious, soft fur and boisterous, playful personalities. They are quiet creatures and very low maintenance pets. However, there's a lot you need to know to keep this long-lived rodent happy and healthy.

This updated edition of the Chinchilla Handbook provides a wealth of information on:

  • History, including ancestral origins and human interactions
  • Guidance on choosing the right chinchilla for you and your family
  • Creating a safe and natural housing environment
  • Dietary needs, including good and bad vegetables, amounts, and the importance of hay
  • Understanding behavior and social cues
  • Keeping your chinchilla healthy – potential concerns and common preventions
  • Planning for and raising kits when births are expected
  • More!

The Chinchilla Handbook and other books in The Pet Handbook series have a large page count and are written, designed, and illustrated with more extensive and detailed coverage of each title's subject pet.

Product Details ISBN: 9781438006871
ISBN-10: 143800687X
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication Date: July 1st, 2016
Pages: 168
Language: English
Series: B.E.S. Pet Handbooks