Safe Treat/Food List

Chinchillas have delicate digestive systems.  All treats should be fed in moderation, especially treats with high sugar content.  For example, no more than one raisin per day is recommended for chinchillas.


Safe treats/food include:

  • Dried fruits/veggies
  • Sticks/toys made from apple wood, willow, etc.
  • Commercial chinchilla treats
  • Plain shredded wheat cereal
  • Plain Cheerios cereal

Unsafe treats/food include:

  • Fresh fruits/veggies
  • Chocolate



This page isn’t finished yet!  It’s still under construction, but don’t worry – we will be adding more to the Safe Treat/Food List whenever we have time.