How Much Does A Pet Chinchilla Cost?

How much does it cost to have a pet chinchilla?

A chinchilla typically costs between $150 and $350 for a healthy juvenile/adult. However, prices can range from under $100 to over $400 depending on the breeder and type of chinchilla. There are other costs of chinchilla ownership that need to be considered, too.

How much do chinchillas cost at PetSmart?

Yes, PetSmart sells chinchillas. PetSmart will not have a large selection of chinchillas available at any given time, and the chinchillas cost $150.00 if adopted from PetSmart. If you are anything like me, that answer only provided you with about 20% of the information you want to know.

Are chinchillas good house pets?

Domestic chinchillas can be kept as pets. Because of their high-strung disposition, they are not usually considered to be good pets for small children. However, chinchillas can be very friendly animals if sufficiently acclimated to human touch as kits (babies), making them excellent pets for patient owners.

Are chinchillas expensive?

Chinchillas are expensive due to the breeder you choose, fur color and the cage you choose when you purchase your chinchilla. These are the most significant cost associated with owning a chinchilla. The chinchilla will run anywhere between $75.00 and $300.00 depending on the breeder and the color.