We like for you to be as informed as possible before adopting a chinchilla. We have gathered some of the basic care information, how our adoption process works, and FAQs for you to read through and know before adopting.
We are a USDA licensed breeder that receives bi annual suprise inspections by authorized USDA Inspectors which look for the health of our animals and husbandry practices. We also must collection your information as a sale of record that we will only provide as requested by USDA officials to show a proof of sale.
our adoption process
please ensure that you read the basic care instructions and unstand that adopting and bring a chinchilla into your home is a commitment. Chinchillas can live 10-20 years on average and even longer if cared for properly.
after reading through the basic care instructions view our list of currently available chinchillas.please note we try to keep the listing as updated as possible, please be aware that a deposit may have been placed on a chin that still appears on the list
we are open by appointent only.
a non refundable deposit is required to make an appointment and the deposit will hold your selection for 30 days
payment is due in full minus the deposit at the time of adoption.
terms of purchase
You will be required to sign a bill of sale with the following terms and condition of sale:
Animals bred by Buckeye Chinchilla will be guaranteed for the first 5 days post purchase against communicable diseases, provided they are cared for per basic care agreement and not housed with other chinchillas, or other animal species.
No genetic guarantee is available.
Rescue Animals being adopted to do not receive a 5 day guarantee.
Buckeye Chinchilla can not make guarantee for any fungal disease once out of our care.
Buckeye Chinchilla is not responsible for any veterinarian costs once this contract is signed and the chinchilla is in the adoptive owners care.
I have read and understand the basic care agreement and understand that not following said agreement will not receive a 5 day guarantee.
No refunds, or buy backs, will be given or offered for animals returned to Buckeye Chinchilla.
I agree to accept responsibility and ownership of the chinchilla(s) at my own risk and I release Buckeye Chinchilla from any and all liability arising from the possession and ownership of my pet. I agree I am assuming total and financial responsibility for my chinchilla(s) as of the date of this contract. Buckeye Chinchilla will not be held responsible for any damage or expenses, veterinary or other, incurred during my ownership of the chinchilla(s).