Synopses & Reviews
The tiny Chinchilla is quite easy to tame and readily bonds with its owner. Nocturnal by nature, these animals tend to be most playful at night. The titles in Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals series make great introductions to the pleasures and duties of pet ownership for inexperienced and soon-to-be pet owners, as well as for older children having their first experiences with pet care. Attractively illustrated and filled with helpful information, these books advise on purchasing, housing, feeding, health care--and where applicable, grooming and training pets. Each book is individually written by an expert--a trainer, breeder, veterinarian, or other animal specialist. Barron's Complete Pet Owner's Manuals cover every popular dog and cat breed, as well as bird varieties, hamsters and other small caged animals, fish varieties for aquarium hobbyists, terrarium pets, and even exotics, such as reptiles, amphibians, and scorpions. All books have 70 or more color photos plus instructive line art.
Traces the history of chinchillas, discusses their care requriements, and includes information on common ailments.
Unveils the myths and mysteries about chinchillas by explaining many intriguing facets of these extraordinary pets. Readers will learn the best ways to purchase, house, feed, breed and groom these fascinating creatures. Valuable insights into the behavior of chinchillas!
Learn all about these South American rodents with their thick fur coats and captivating personalities.
Information and advice to help you
take good care of your Chinchilla
The typical Chinchilla: origins, characteristics, life cycle, temperament, and more
Expert advice: feeding, health care, play activities, more
Understanding your Chinchilla: body language and its meaning
Step-by-step directions for everyday care Informative and attractive sidebars Filled with handsome full-color photos
The Chinchilla is quite easy to tame and readily bonds with its owner.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.