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    Chins hide illness very well so still being active isn't an indication that nothing is wrong, just she isn't on deaths door yet. A vet...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Water bottle and poop.
    This looks like this one https://www.amazon.com/dp/B004MYKMS0/ref=twister_B0B4BRMTQH?_encoding=UTF8&th=1 but there are other brands that...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Water bottle and poop.
    Just a few comments on that no drip bottle mentioned, not all chins can figure out how to use them. I had one I got for my chins and...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Water bottle and poop.
    I only know that because someone was asking me questions and were worried because everywhere says the poop shouldn't have an odor but...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Water bottle and poop.
    Glass is best so they can't chew it, as for the brand it seems you kind of seems to depend more on the bottle itself, some are good...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Help with an injury.
    They actually do make cones small enough for rodents, most vet offices don't carry them though so you have to get them online. Some...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Chinchilla Bad Spot CONCERNED.
    It depends on were in the shedding cycle the chin is in, they shed or "prime" about every 4-6 months. So if they just started a priming...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Chinchilla Bad Spot CONCERNED.
    It kind of just looks like a fur slip to me. It can happen if they get startled by something or if grabbed (I would assume you didn't or...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Misty (Ebony? 12 years).
    She doesn't look like an ebony but it could be the lighting of the picture. Is she one solid color black/grey over her whole body? if so...
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    I wonder if it could be ringworm since you mentioned the skin is red and the fur pulling could be because it itches. You can try...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Viewing of chinchilla molars..
    I guess it would depend on how they are doing everything. If the plan is sedating him to get a clear look and then going right to tooth...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Viewing of chinchilla molars..
    It's pretty common to do x-rays when tooth issues are suspected to make sure no root growth or anything is happening below the gum line...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Sick chinchilla.
    It sounds like a tooth or mouth problem, the pawing at the mouth, messy eating, and weight loss are are signs of something wrong going...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Toilet paper.
    If it was a small amount it will likely pass without issue, if enough is swallowed it can cause a blockage but that doesn't sound like...
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    Amethyst replied to the thread Picking up Chinchilla.
    Yeah, unfortunately you get a skewed view of chins in videos online, you see the small percent (maybe 10%) that actually don't mind...
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