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Degu commitment

degus timeDegus can be demanding pets, that require a knowledgeable home. Before taking on degus time should be spent learning about them and their special requirements.

If cared for correctly they can make enjoyable pets that can live up to ten years.

Degus should be housed in same sex pairs or groups as they are very sociable creatures who depend on the company of their own kind.

Degus are unable to process sugars well making them prone to diabetes and cataracts.

Careful feeding of degus is vital.

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