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I have kept lots of different small pets over the years, and a few years ago began keeping Degus. From here the Deguworld website developed, and so did my interest in these furry critters and their relatives. And so now we have two Chinchillas living with us, and the Chinchilla World Website comes to life!

NEW SITE!   25/04/07

If you already have a Chinchilla, or are looking to get one in the future, then I hope that the information provided will enrich their lives, and make them even more fun to keep!

Thankyou to everyone for all your help and advice in making this new addition to the Deguworld website community  The information you find on this website is from my own personal experience, and the experiences of those people who have contacted me.  I cannot stress enough however, that if you are worried about your pet, take it to a vet!!  The people related to this site are not trained, so if in doubt, contact a vet!


I am very pleased to say that this website also has a dedicated forum attached. The forum is a good place to go for help and advice, or just a chat!  The forum has been going for a little while now, people from all over the world are joining up, why not take a look and find some new friends!  There is a general meeting place, questions and answers, and a suggestions page.  Plus, there is the market place if you are looking for a home or willing to provide one to another Chinchilla.