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Five Signs of Chinchilla Illness

1) Loss of appetite, refusal to take treats, lethargy and listlessness.

2) Change in consistency of droppings or lack of droppings.

3) Weeping eyes and/or runny nose.

4) Drooling, pawing at mouth (signs of teeth problems).

5) White vaginal discharge and/or bloody or mucousy anal discharge.

5 Tips to prevent illness

1) Feed a proper diet including fresh water and provide clean air.

2) Provide access to regular exercise.

3) House in a controlled environment without excessive heat, humidity or drafts.

4) Keep cage and accessories clean & dry.

5) Provide a source of vitamin C and lactobacillus acidophilus probiotic.


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