US Bad & Dangerous Products




 

If you have any of these products, we highly suggest you discontinue use immediately for the health and safety of your chinchilla!!! Why take a chance? Please visit our Store Links section for safe options!

If you know of a product that should be added, please PM Tina Sauer Harshbarger for inclusion.

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Chew Toys
NO All Living Things Willow Ball (94)
(Paper inside - causes impaction)
NO Braided Chews (113)
(unsafe)
NO Carrot Patch (63)
(stems & sisal are bad)
NO Coconut Husk Swirler (72)
(unsafe)
NO Corn Ball (112)
(unsafe)
NO Corn Bouquet (111)
(unsafe)
NO Corn Leaf (61)
(unhealthy)
NO Garden Patch Pop (95)
(Causes bloat)
NO Gnaw That (130)
(unhealthy)
NO Himalayan Salt (131)
(unhealthy)
NO Mineral Stones (103)
(unhealthy)
NO Sisal Carrot Toy (109)
(Unsafe)
NO Vitakraft Golden Corn (104)
(unhealthy)
NO Woodlands Edible Basket (76)
Treats
The majority of these treats are considered unhealthy because they contain fruits, veggies, nuts or seeds... these items are high in sugars and/or fats which chins can't handle. The effect is cumulative so it isn't an immediate effect but will shorten their lifespan.
NO Apple Slices (43)
(unhealthy)
NO Baked Apple Biscuits (27)
(unhealthy)
NO Baked Carrot Biscuits (28)
(unhealthy)
NO Baked Pretzel Sticks (48)
(unhealthy)
NO Baked Pretzels (24)
(unhealthy)
NO Chinchilla Calci Fit Kracker Sticks (98)
(unhealthy)
NO Chinchilla Cocktail (38)
(unhealthy)
NO Complete Crock Berry Treats (129)
(unhealthy)
NO Corn Cob Treats (115)
(unhealthy)
NO Country Harvest Treat Blend (33)
(unhealthy)
NO Crinkle Crisps (55)
(unhealthy)
NO Crinkle Crisps (117)
(unhealthy)
NO Crinkle Crisps (118)
(unhealthy)
NO Crunch Sticks (36)
(unhealthy)
NO Crunchy Carrot Cake (44)
(unhealthy)
NO Dandelion Drops (62)
(unhealthy)
NO Drops with Dandelion (34)
(unhealthy)
NO Excel Mountain Meadow Herb Snacks 120g (134)
(unhealthy)
NO Excel Salad Snacks Banana & Papaya (99)
(Unhealthy)
NO Farm Fresh Fixins (119)
(unhealthy)
NO Fiesta Food (35)
(unhealthy)
NO Forage Mix National Geographic (20)
(should not have fruits or veggies)
NO Fruit & Nut Treats (23)
(unhealthy)
NO Glazed Donuts (26)
(unhealthy)
NO Guinea Pig Sticks (125)
(unhealthy)
NO Healthy Bits Treats (123)
(unhealthy)
NO Healthy Bits Treats (124)
(unhealthy)
NO High C Treats (120)
(unhealthy)
NO Honey Treat Stick (54)
(unhealthy)
NO Hoops & Honey Treats (22)
(unhealthy)
NO Krunch-A-Rounds (58)
(unhealthy)
NO Mini-Pop (50)
(unhealthy)
NO Nature Treats (132)
(unhealthy)
NO Pop-A-Rounds (31)
(unhealthy)
NO Raviolos For Small Animals (105)
(unhealthy)
NO Rice Pops (21)
(unhealthy and can expand)
NO Select Seed Treats (116)
(unhealthy)
NO Shaws Egg Biscuits For Small Animals (101)
(unhealthy)
NO Shaws Egg Biscuits With Berries (102)
(unhealthy)
NO Simple Rewards (56)
(unhealthy)
NO Small Animal Donuts Carrot (106)
(unhealthy)
NO Strawberry Treats (41)
(unhealthy)
NO Sweet Potato Yummies (45)
(unhealthy)
NO Tropical Carnival Chinchilla Food (39)
(unhealthy)
NO Veggie & Cranberry Treat (59)
(unhealthy)
NO Veggie Puffers (25)
(unhealthy)
NO Veggie Puffs (114)
(unhealthy)
NO Veggie Sticks (42)
(unhealthy)
NO Veggie Treats (46)
(unhealthy)
NO Waldbeere Drops (107)
(unhealthy)
NO Yogurt Chips (30)
(unhealthy)
NO Yogurt Dipped Treats (51)
(unhealthy)
NO Yogurt Dipped Treats (49)
(unhealthy)
NO Yogurt Dipped Treats (32)
(unhealthy)
NO Yogurt Yummies (47)
(unhealthy)
Food & Hay
NO Bonanza Gourmet Diet for Chinchilla (127)
(unhealthy)
NO Burgess Excel Chinchilla Food (70)
(unhealthy)
NO Carefresh Complete Chinchilla (126)
(unhealthy)
NO Charlie Chinchilla (57)
(unhealthy)
NO Nature Chinchilla Food (128)
(unhealthy)
NO Nature's Touch Chinchilla Food 1.45kg (69)
(unhealthy)
NO Oxbow Garden Select Chinchilla (133)
(unhealthy)
NO Sunset Gourmet Blend (40)
(unhealthy)
NO Xtra Vital Chinchilla Food 1kg (68)
(unhealthy)
Houses & Hides
NO Hoody Bed For Small Animals (86)
(Unsafe fabrics and stuffing)
NO Pets at Home Small Animal Hay Feeder Hideaway (90)
(Unsafe plywood. Chins can become easily trapped)
NO Snak Shak (121)
(unhealthy)
NO Snak Shak (122)
(unhealthy)
NO Snak Shak (60)
(unhealthy)
NO Tree Trunk (74)
(plastic)
NO Woodlands Carrot Cottage (75) NO Woodlands Small Pet Hay Tunnel (67)
(unhealthy/unsafe materials)
Cage Accessories
These cage accessories have been added for their dangerous designs and high accident rate.
NO Hay Ball (5)
(can get their heads stuck)
NO Hay Feeder (19)
(can get their heads stuck)
NO Hay Manger (12)
(can get their head caught)
NO Hay Wheel (2)
(can get their head or feet stuck)
NO Pavilion Hay Rack (97)
(made from unsafe fir)
NO Pepper Feeder (6)
(can get their head stuck)
NO Pets at Home Small Animal Hay Crate (91)
(Unsafe plywood. Chins can become easily trapped)
NO Pets at Home Small Animal Hay Feeder (89)
(Unsafe wood. Chins can become easily trapped)
NO Plastic Litter Pan (13)
(plastic can cause obstruction & death)
NO Small Platform (18)
(plywood with industrial glue)
NO Stroller Hay Rack (96)
(made from unsafe cedar)
Cages
NO Chichi 2 Chinchilla Cage (77)
(Perfect for rats, completely unsuitable for chins. Plastic base and too small.)
NO Glass Acquarium (11)
(can easily overheat)
Wheels & Saucers
NO Kaytee Chinchilla Comfort Exercise Wheel (71)
(Plastic & too small; causes obstructions and spinal damage)
NO Mesh Wheel (10)
(can get their toes caught)
NO Plastic Saucer (9)
(plastic can cause obstruction & death)
NO Plastic Wheel (8)
(plastic can cause obstruction & death)
NO Running Ball (7)
(will overheat & get urine on their fur)
NO Savic Giant Rolly Wheel 12 inches diameter (88)
(MINIMUM diameter for chinchillas is 14 inches. Unsafe plastic)
NO Tread Wheel (73)
(Too small & can get toes caught)
Health & First Aid
NO Mineral Wheel (16)
(unneeded & can mess with digestion)
NO Salt & Mineral Wheels (17)
(unneeded & can mess with digestion)
NO Salt Lick (14)
(unneeded & can mess with digestion)
NO Salt Wheel (15)
(unneeded & can mess with digestion)
Miscellaneous
NO Back 2 Nature Small Animal Bedding and Litter (87)
(Can cause fatal impaction if digested)
NO Carefresh Animal Bedding 14L (78)
(Carefresh products can be fatal to chinchillas if ingested.)
NO Carefresh Animal Bedding Colours 10L (84)
(Carefresh products can be fatal if ingested)
NO Carefresh Animal Bedding Confetti 10L (83)
(Carefresh products can be fatal if ingested)
NO Carefresh Ultra Animal Bedding 10L (80)
(Carefresh products can be fatal to chins if ingested)
NO Critter Litter (108) NO Pets At Home Small Animal Safe Bedding 90g (81)
(Paper bedding can cause fatal impaction)
NO Recycled Paper Bedding 175g (79)
(Paper bedding can be fatal if ingested.)
NO Safe Small Animal Bedding Medium (85)
(Paper and paper wool products can be fatal if ingested)
NO Small Pet Wood Litter 7L (82)
(Can be fatal if ingested)
NO Super Pet Potty Litter (100)
(can expand when chewed on)


 
 
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