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DegusHabitat, Exercise & Play

Where Degus Like to Live

A wire cage with a solid base is recommended for your Degus, as it will prevent them from hurting their feet. Their cage should have should have several levels as they need space to exercise.

Your Degus should be kept indoors, although despite originating from South America they don not like high temperatures so don't keep them in a room that's very hot. Their cage should be out of direct sunlight and away from radiators and draughts. A wooden box should be provided full of hay for them to sleep in.

Exercise & Play for Degus

Degu are very active and like to climb and need space to exercise. Degu love to chew everything so it is important that you buy the proper toys for them. A cuttlebone is a great for chewing on and provides calcium. Wooden and wooden toys made from natural materials are best suited for your Degu.

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