There are 25 species of hamsters of which 5 are considered excellent pets. Hamsters resemble a small rodent with a furry coat, small ears, short legs, and wide feet. They are typically black, grey, honey, white, brown, yellow, red, or mixed depending on species, some even have a stripe on their back. The average hamster lives 2-3 years in captivity and make excellent pets. Each hamster type has traits unique to their breed and most prefer a solitary … [Read more...] about Naming Your Hamster
So you have brought home your new hamster and now you want to know what can hamsters eat? Well, that is a good question. Actually, it is a very good sign that you are a responsible pet owner because you are taking the time to check to see what is safe for your hamster to eat. That is the question all new hamster owners ask themselves as they are purchasing their new pet. We know you want to provide the best diet for your hamster, and that includes you … [Read more...] about What Do Hamsters Eat?
There are a vast number of hamster species considered to be Russian dwarf hamsters. Out of those, there are three different types of Russian dwarf hamsters and those are the Winter White, the Campbell’s, and the Roborovski Russians dwarf hamster. Each of these kinds of hamsters are probably some of the smallest hamsters you’ve ever seen. But the largest of the three, the Campbell and the Winter White are typically the same size being around 3 or 4 … [Read more...] about Russian Dwarf Hamsters as Pets
Hamsters were first scientifically described in 1839 as the Syrian hamster or (golden hamster), but not breed and domesticated until around 1939. In Jerusalem hamsters were bred very easily and were soon exported to the United States. Hamsters are rodents from the subfamily Cricetinae. Hamsters borrow themselves in the day light to prevent themselves from getting caught by predators. They typically have short stout bodies and short tails. Hamsters can … [Read more...] about Get Ready to Enjoy Loving Your Own Hamster!
Your hamster cage is probably one of the most important key in keeping your pet healthy. This is because it is just like human, hamsters need to have a good house to stay and live. You need to get a hamster cage before you get yourself a hamster. You cannot take care of a hamster without a cage. It is either you buy one, or you make one by yourself. However, I strongly recommend that you buy one. This is because hamster cages are not as expensive as … [Read more...] about What to Look when Choosing a Hamster Cages
Hamsters are small rodents that are very popular around the world; they make great pets and a reasonably easy to house and look after. They come in a wide range of colours and different fur types although they still keep their natural instincts from their ancestors such as sleeping all through the day. Hamsters make great pets for children, especially as a first pet, but remember that hamsters are not the most social of pets yet they can still be handled … [Read more...] about Pet Hamster – All you need to know about hamster…