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      Amethyst replied to the thread Smelly poop and low fiber.
      Lack of fiber can definitely cause soft poops, but they shouldn't cause it to smell. The critical care has 21-26% fiber, where as...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Wood shelves - big or small?.
      For adult chins I would say you want them to be at least 4" x 2", but you can make them bigger depending on the space you have. The...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Chin dust bath.
      A few I know offhand in the US... You can get chill dust in bulk (from 1-50lb bags all the way up to a full truck load, lol), it's...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Chinchilla not himself.
      Well at 17 he is basically in his 80s so it's not really surprising that he would be having age related issues if that is what the...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Chinchilla not himself.
      If his poops are small I would give some gas drops, it's not uncommon when giving meds for them to swallow air which leads to gas...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Gaining weight.
      Unless he is having a hard time getting around his cage is probably fine. My guy is around 15/16 years old and his cage is pretty much...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Gaining weight.
      That doesn't really sound too good at all that the teeth are loose and they think they will fallout. :( Hopefully they don't end up...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Gaining weight.
      The problem with oats is they can be gassy, since chins can't easily pass gas it can turn into bloat which can be fatal. There are some...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Fatty liver.
      Ok just to start with, a proper diet for a chin over 6 months is an alfalfa based complete diet pellet, unlimited timothy hay, and...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Ridiculous.
      Odd I've never gotten a single e-mail asking for money and I've been on this forum to over 10 years :unsure:. The lack of response...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Is this excitement or pain?.
      If the female is in heat that can cause the male to act different and excited, just because he can't see her doesn't mean he can't smell...
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      If properly bonded before caging them together then two females that are not related can get along just fine, but no it's not safe at...
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      Amethyst reacted to ChinsForLife's post in the thread Chico with Like Like.
      Name: Chico Breed: Standard Grey Birthday: 2/18/21 Age: 1 1/2 years old Likes: Dust baths, chin scratches(only from me), willow sticks...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Mastitis in nursing Chin!.
      I can't help with what drugs to use, but I know if you do go with milk replacement go with goats milk. It's the closest to chinchilla...
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      Amethyst replied to the thread Teeth light yellow color.
      Light colored teeth is a sign of calcium deficiency not malo. Malo or malocclusion is literally misalignment of the teeth so has nothing...
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