Exercise balls are used by small rodents such as hamsters and gerbils for exercise so they can run off steam.
They are popular amongst owners of these rodents because they allow them to roam around the house without fear of them running off and hiding.
They are a way of keeping them safe whilst allowing them to exercise.
Chinchillas need exercise too.
They are very active rodents who jump around their cages to ensure that they get the exercise they need.
So can chinchillas use exercise balls?
Unfortunately, they can’t at all.
They are very dangerous for chins to use and will harm them if they get into one.
Exercise balls are not built for chinchillas and chins are not agile enough to survive in one.
They will get thrown around and injured.
So keep them away from exercise balls