Octodon degus is among the rodents in its family most vulnerable to a high-sugar diet. This is due to its lower insulin hormonal activity compared… Read More »What is the impact of a high-carbohydrate diet on degus?
The diet of the Octodon degus is complex and requires extensive knowledge in order to avoid a maximum of health problems, especially dental.
After an operation to file down the teeth or remove a root, it is important that the degu has a diet tailored to its calcium… Read More »How to limit overgrowth of teeth in a degu with malocclusion?
When facing serious health issues, it is sometimes necessary to feed or force-feed your degu with specialized or convalescent nutrition. The most well-known option is… Read More »Medically specialized and convalescent nutrition and force-feeding in degus
Octodon degus are herbivorous and folivorous animals and many foods are edible for them. Their natural diet is mainly composed of leaves, roots, flowers and… Read More »Prohibited plants and foods for the degu