I'm being cared for by: Chin Friends Chinchilla Rescue
Help me get seen & adopted!
Facts about Godzilla
Color: Silver Or Gray
a special needs pet, good with kids, and good with small animals.
Godzilla is best friends with Nike. Please adopt both of them so they can stay together!
I am a special needs pet, good with kids, and good with small animals.
Godzilla and Nike are an great pair of chinchillas, who are very gentle and friendly! They are a father-son pair and will not be separated. Godzilla is a special needs chinchilla because he has dental disease. His teeth are abnormal and this sometimes causes him to need dental procedures from an exotic specialist. So far he has had one dental while with us, and but he is still eating and now gaining weight like a champion! As long as Godzilla is kept on a strict diet, his teeth should need minimal care. Please do not apply to adopt these chinchillas unless you are able to commit financially to dental upkeep with an exotic doctor. All of the necessary information and referrals will be supplied to you. Routine dentals can cost between $150-$400 every 6-12 months, depending on where you go and the level of work needed.
Chin Friends Chinchilla Rescue was started because the exotic pet trade in our country is busier than ever before. With the availability of these animals, many people impulse-purchase them, not realizing the commitment they are making. It gets overwhelming for some, and others didn’t quite realize the financial commitment or time commitment. Some people just lose interest, or their lifestyle changes and the pet does not fit in anymore. There are not many resources for people with exotic pets, and we aim to provide that for chinchilla owners.
We also realize great pet owners are made- not born that way, and each one of our adopters will have access to help, suggestions and any support they may need in the future.
Come Meet Our Pets...
All of our chinchillas are in private foster home, so we do not allow the general public to see the chinchillas without first filling out the adoption application. Once an adopter is approved, we will be happy to set up a private meeting so you can meet any chinchillas you are interested in adopting.
Our Adoption Process...
Unlike some rescues, we do not require a home inspection. We do require that you are prepared to agree to some basic expectations, including providing a proper cage, veterinary care from an exotic specialist, air conditioning, and a clean, quiet, smoke-free environment.
There is an adoption application available for download on our web site, and there is a $100 adoption fee per chinchilla. After filling out an application, one of our volunteers will speak with you for more information.
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