Degu for sale near me
we are accepting deposits for 2021 we distribute the animals in the order we receive the deposits. deposit goes toward the price of the animal. our purchase page explains our process.
5 adorable agouti baby degus
only 4 weeks old and wont be ready till they are at least 7-8 weeks old so will only be taking reservations.
Common Name: Degu
Scientific Name: Octodon Degus
General Information: Baby Degu for Sale Near Me. Degus originate from central Chile, typically between Vallenar and Curico on the west slope of the Andes.
They make great pets and are very similar to Chinchillas although they are unrelated. The average lifespan is 6 – 8 years. Adult size is approximately 6 – 14 oz. Fun fact, they take dust baths in volcanic ash!
Diet: Our Degus are fed a mix of pelleted food and hay. We offer the occasional treat from our Herbivore Treat Variety Pack, carried in store!
Most pets arrive at shelters because the owner had to move, could no longer afford the pet, had a death in the family, or simply gave up the responsibly of being a care taker for a Degu. Before bringing home a Degu, make sure you have considered the full impact of your decision. Below is a brief overview of the type of needs a Degu might require and what you will need to consider for the life time care of a Degu.Baby Degu for Sale Near Me
First most, understand that no matter what, even if you buy a Degu for sale, or adopt, as a new pet owner it is your responsibility to care for the Degu it’s entire lifespan. Part of that responsibility is taking time to understand the basic needs of a Degu. At the top of that list should be getting know the diet of a Degu. Find out how often and what a Degu needs to eat. Next, what shelter do you need to provide? Get to know what habitat a Degu is accustom to, what temperature will the Degu need to maintain, and what range of temperatures are acceptable for a Degu to survive.
It’s usually a good idea to get to know a little more about Degu habits, temperament and relationship with humans before adopting a Degu. For example, can you handle a Degu. What is an indicator if a Degu is being aggressive and senses fear? Some pets will maintain much more happiness as long as they live socially, does a Degu need a companion pet in order to live happily? What exercise does a Degu need regularly? Baby Degu for Sale Near Me