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  • Amethyst
    Amethyst replied to the thread Tiny brown bugs in Timothy Hay.
    I'm not sure what the bugs are, but I would at least sort the hay to make sure you aren't giving your chin bugs. If there isn't much hay...
  • Amethyst
    Amethyst replied to the thread Opinions on Dumor?.
    I tired to look those up online but couldn't find them, but if they are just like woven balls of timothy hay they should be safe, if...
  • tunes
    tunes replied to the thread Any experience - Ulcer.
    I'm not sure on the healing time for an ulcer, but I am curious. What did the vet say caused the ulcer? Is it inside the mouth or on...
  • Alanson009
    Hi Chin Family Quick question and to state clearly my chinchilla is under veterinary care (the vet is super). Barney my almost 5 year...
  • U
    My mom brought home a bag of Dumor timothy hay balls. It's not something I probably would have tried, but since I have it, I wanted to...
  • ARPena415
    Hello all, Very recently I noticed a few small bugs crawling on the bag of my Timothy Hay. I keep the bag inside a large plastic bin...
  • JamaisVu
    JamaisVu replied to the thread Gas range around chinchillas?.
    Thanks so much! That makes me feel a little better. I'll find a good place for her away from the appliances :)
  • JamaisVu
    JamaisVu reacted to Amethyst's post in the thread Gas range around chinchillas? with Like Like.
    My house has a gas (propane) stove and a wood fireplace as the primary heating, my chins have been fine. I wouldn't advise having the...
  • C
    He was first put on sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim but he didn't look good and I had another chin who was put on this and he got very...
  • M
    Mel replied to the thread Chins teeth.
    That is awesome that you never had to deal with it. I only ever had the one chinchilla with an issue that led to antibiotics. I have had...
  • tunes
    tunes reacted to Amethyst's post in the thread Gas range around chinchillas? with Like Like.
    My house has a gas (propane) stove and a wood fireplace as the primary heating, my chins have been fine. I wouldn't advise having the...
  • tunes
    tunes replied to the thread Chins teeth.
    I've never had a chin go off feed with antibiotics, other than with Baytril (enrofloxacin). Trimethoprim sulfa can occasionally make...
  • tunes
    tunes replied to the thread Antibiotic prescribed: first time.
    Enrofloxacin is generic Baytril, which is very, very hard on a chin's stomach. I would contact your vet and make darn sure that's the...
  • H
    Hmarie replied to the thread Antibiotic prescribed: first time.
    Our chin has recently been on an antibiotic and gabepentin. He was on gabapentin quite a while. It is a med that is very well...
  • M
    Mel replied to the thread Chins teeth.
    I went through the same thing with a chinchilla and antibiotics can suppress the appetite. They can die from anorexia due to that. My...
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