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Chinchillas

Author: David Alderton
Publisher: Neptune City, NJ : T.F.H. Publications, ©2007.
Series: Animal Planet pet care library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Chinchillas are playful, "on-the-go" rodents that thrive in environments in which they can be kept busy. Learn how to develop a functional routine for your tiny friend, along with vital information on keeping him properly fed, well-groomed, and in good health.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Alderton
ISBN: 9780793837908 0793837901
OCLC Number: 122715395
Description: 111 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Why I adore my chinchilla --
Natural history --
Early human contact with chinchillas --
Chinchillas as pets --
Choosing a chinchilla --
The stuff of everyday life --
Where to keep chinchillas --
Housing --
Furnishings --
Bathing and grooming equipment --
Carriers --
Cage maintenance --
Early days --
Making progress --
Eating well --
Diet in the wild --
The digestive process --
Basic nutrients --
Feeding chinchillas --
The importance of hay --
Vegetables --
Treats --
Other healthy items --
Water --
Looking good --
General grooming --
Bathing --
Dental care --
Nail care --
Ear care --
Eye care --
A time to bond --
Feeling good --
Finding a vet --
The vet visit --
Signs of illness --
Common health problems --
Senior care --
Being good --
Handling and taming --
Free roaming --
How chinchillas behave --
Problem behavior --
Getting along with other pets --
Arranging for care --
For a lifetime.
Series Title: Animal Planet pet care library.
Responsibility: David Alderton.
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Chinchillas are playful, "on-the-go" rodents that thrive in environments in which they can be kept busy. Learn how to develop a functional routine for your tiny friend, along with vital information on keeping him properly fed, well-groomed, and in good health.

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