Pet of the
Month goes to…….
Grey is a 13
year old Chinchilla and has been coming to the practice since 2012,
she is well known by all of the members of
Back in 2012
Grey came in to see out head Vet John to have a dental, she came to
our practice with a long history of dental
teeth were not being worn down in the correct way and this was
creating painful spurs which were pinching her
Grey comes in
every few months to have her teeth rasped and clipped to make them
smoother and more comfortable.
The owners are
aware of the different signs that Grey shows when her teeth are
needing a trim, she become slightly lethargic and her appetite
NOTICE TO ALL CHINCHILLA
Please be aware of the
Has your Chinchilla eating habits
Does your Chinchilla prefer to eat softer
foods? (Vegetables or fruits)
Does your Chinchilla refuse some parts of
its diet? (Hay/grass)
Is your Chinchilla dropping food out no
Has your Chinchilla got wet fur around
Has your Chinchilla got any swellings on
Does your Chinchilla mouth smell any
different from usual?
Can you see your Chinchilla front teeth
with his/her mouth closed?
Please contact the practice for a
consultation with one of our Vets to check your Chinchilla