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  • GenderMale
  • Age1 yr old (approx)
  • BreedDegus
  • ColourBrown
  • StatusAvailable for adoption

About us

Derek and Brian are candy boys who got here from a home the place there have been over 70 Degus and their welfare wants weren’t being met. When they arrived at Millbrook they had been a bit of raveled and underweight however with a little bit of time they’re now in a greater situation and able to discover a new home.

They might want to reside in a 3ft by 2ft double tiered cage and so they will need to have access to plenty of toys and enrichment to maintain them busy resembling picket, rope and cardboard toys . They will want train wheels and tunnels – to maintain your degus busy. Their housing ought to be giant sufficient for them to run, bounce, climb, chew, mud bathe, dig and nest, in addition to eat, drink and bathroom. They want access to recent hay and have to be fed Degu nuggets

A mud bathtub is essential this ought to be a shallow, heavy bowl full of appropriate sand (chinchilla sand is right for this). It must be supplied at sure occasions. The bowl ought to be large enough for them to roll round in and the mud ought to be round 4cm deep.

If you’ll be able to provide Derek and Brian a brand new home please fill in an utility kind.

Degu info

Degus are native to northern and central Chile and will be discovered dwelling at excessive elevations (1,200m) within the Andes mountain vary.

Degus are diurnal, which suggests they’re lively in the course of the day and sleep at night time.

Degus are sociable – within the wild, they make communal burrows and reside collectively in teams.

Degus are lively – they spend plenty of time digging and chewing.

Degus are very vocal – degus will chirrup and squeak at one another.

Degus have yellow tooth – their tooth are naturally a yellow-orange color, and white tooth could be a signal of sickness.

Degus usually reside for 6-7 years in captivity.


Our adoption course of has modified. Please full an utility kind on-line. The kind can be routinely emailed to Millbrook. We will name you for a chat in case your utility is profitable and you could be invited for an appointment to fulfill the animal.

This utility doesn’t guarantee an adoption. We are inundated with purposes and we are going to solely get in contact with you in case your utility is accredited. Please naked with us & thanks to your endurance.

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If you might provide this animal an acceptable home, please full an utility kind.

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