Available Chinchillas

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Available for Adoption

We are small group of volunteers located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our primary foster home is in Menlo Park, California. Because our foster homes are private homes, we do not have daily or scheduled hours during which we receive visitors. To make an appointment to visit the chinchillas available for adoption, click here.

We do not ship or deliver animals. If you are not in Northern California, we can try to help you find a rescue group closer to your location. If you are in Southern California, please check our list of rescues for contacts nearer you.

We do not adopt animals to people under the age of 18.

Our chinchillas are not to be used for breeding of any kind, either intentional or "accidental", for profit or to produce offspring to add to your chinchilla family. See our adoption policy and adoption process for more information.

Our adoption fee is $75 per animal which includes a "care package" worth about $50. Used cages are available for a small donation.

For more information about any of the animals available for adoption, contact us.

Below are only a few of the chinchillas currently in need of new homes. We have 50+ chinchillas in need of forever homes.


 Pairs and Groups*

* These chins are in bonded groups and must be adopted together

Prada and Ponyo - Mother and daughter pair 




 Single Males

Custard - 1 year old male. He was surrendered by police after being found at site of jewelry heist.
Maize - 1-2 year old beautiful beige male with a sweet nature.
Calvin - 5 yr old male that sleeps under a blanket. He loves to have his chin rubbed. cal
Willy -is under a year old. He is lively and a bit shy.

Single Females

Zoey - 2 yr old female 
Pooka - 1 1/2 year old white female. She really loves to run in a wheel. 
Miss Piggy - is a nice 2-3 year old standard female with a cute curly tail. pig
Chiffon - 7 year old standard female. Owner moved to Europe and could not take her. Chiffon
Senior Chinchillas*

* A note about senior chinchillas:

The adoption fee for chinchillas that are 9+ years old is $50 per animal. These animals deserve a loving forever home, so please consider adopting one of our seniors. If these animals are not adopted, they will always have a loving "forever" home within our organization.

Pablo and Snowflake - 9 year old pair of white chins from Sacramento.
Love to sleep together in polar fleece teepee 

Azizi and Rosie - 14 years old very nice pair.  Azizi has been neutered 




Special Chinchillas**

** A note about special needs chinchillas:

If these animals are not adopted, they will always have a loving "forever" home within our organization. We list the animals here only because there are sometimes people who really want to help the animals that are most in need.

Pumpkin - standard gray female. She has a bad attitude and manners. She is not recommended for a first time chinchilla owner.






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