Kidney and bladder stones

chinchilla bladder or kidney Stone X-ray picture of chinchilla Kidney or bladder Stones

An excellent example of bladder stones in a chinchilla, courtesy of Susan. They were successfully removed and the chin is doing very well.

Kidney stones and bladder stones are rarely found in chins. Like humans, there are a variety of reasons chins get them. More likely than not, the chin is just prone to getting them like some people, but a poor diet can also be a cause.