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Chinchilla Food

Chinchillas are super cute small rodents that people keep as pets, and one of their most striking qualities is their small size; they can usually fit in the palm of your hand and weight only about a pound or two. Chinchillas have incredibly soft fur, and they are native to the Andes Mountains in South America. Chinchillas make awesome pets, however they’re more suited for households without young children because they require a lot of maintenance and attention. Chinchillas are vegetarians, have sensitive stomachs, and require specific foods to maintain their health. They are also animals known to partake in coprophagy, meaning they eat their own feces. We realize that this may not be an appealing trait, but it’s something all people considering owning chinchillas need to know, and it’s actually a completely normal practice (for these animals) and even necessary to get the nutrients they need. To ensure the health and wellbeing of your chinchilla, please check out the large selection of chinchilla food available at Zen Pet Supplies today.
We carry a variety of chinchilla food, and the best way to know what your particular pet will love is trial and error. By offering a variety of types of food to your furry friend, you’ll soon learn what he likes the best. Nuts, seeds, and dried fruit are favorites of chinchilla, but these foods should be considered treats and not a primary food since they are high in calories. Unsalted nuts and sunflower seeds, dried fruits like bananas, cranberries, apples, and peaches all make yummy treats. In our current inventory, we have different types of chinchilla food including hay, alfalfa cubes, and other vitamin and nutrient-rich foods specifically designed for chinchillas.

A well-balanced and nutritious diet is the easiest way to make sure your pet chinchilla stays healthy and happy for a long time. If you didn’t already know…chinchillas, when they’re healthy, can live as long as anywhere between ten and twenty years. With so many different types of chinchilla foods available here on our online store, we hope you can find one or more types your pet enjoys and that you feel is providing him the nutrition he needs. If you know exactly what you want to feed your pet chinchilla but don’t see it here on our website, please check back again soon because we update our inventory regularly. You can also shoot us a request via our website, and we’ll see what we can do find what you need. Be sure to check out a couple of our smaller bags of chinchilla food that you’ll find are less than $10 each.