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Why do your gerbils smell?

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Because you haven't bathed it of course! whenever your gerbils start stinking, get a dog food bowl of some sort, and put some chinchilla sand in there. You can buy some from a local pet store. Your gerbil rolls around in the sand and it removes all the oily and greases and poop and everything else that's been in there fur from there body, and there fur will feel much softer also. Hope i helped.

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It's probally greecy. You could try cleaning their cage a little more often. If gerbils are kept in a dirty cage for to long they will stop grooming themselves.

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wet tail, you can get medicine for this

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