Hamster as a Pet

Hamster as a Pet

If you’ve ever wondered if a hamster is the right pet for you, here are some points to consider before you commit. There are a number of advantages to owning a hamster. They require very little maintenance and upkeep – as they live in their own self-contained cage, they don’t need the attention that dogs … Read more

Should I get a Hamster?

Should I get a Hamster

The world is full of beautiful animals that can serve as wonderful pets. One creature in particular becoming more popular these days are hamsters. If you are thinking about getting a pet but want to explore your options, this article will help you decide if a hamster would be a great addition to your home. … Read more

Hamster Tips

Hamster Tips

There is plenty you need to know if you’re considering adopting one of these furry rodents as a pet. We have put together a list of helpful hamster tips that will help keep your hamster happy, healthy, and safe! These tips are perfect for first time hamster owners. You will learn how to housebreak them, … Read more

Dwarf Hamster Care

Dwarf Hamster Care

Dwarf Hamsters are a type of rodents in the Cricetidae family. They are commonly considered to be desert animals because they originate from North Africa. Two of the most common types of hamsters, Campbell’s dwarf and Winter White Dwarf, live on average 3–4 years though some may live as long as 9 years while others … Read more

Dwarf Hamster breeding

Dwarf Hamster breeding

Our post is about dwarf hamster breeding. Prevention of a female hamster going into heat includes making sure they are well fed and that there is sufficient nest box space for them to create a nice, large nest so that they have somewhere cozy to stay when females go into estrus. A change in routine … Read more

Caring for Syrian Hamsters

Caring for Syrian Hamsters

Syrian hamsters are beautiful rodents that can make excellent pets. They get their name from the Syrian desert where they originate. They are nocturnal and tend to live alone or in pairs, but can also be social animals. They are very gentle as pets, and despite their high energy level, are content to lounge around … Read more

What do Hamsters Eat?

What do Hamsters Eat

You’ve probably wanted to know what a hamster eats before, but were too afraid to ask. Well, our team of experts has taken some time off from running around in their hamster wheels and has compiled this list for you. A general guideline when feeding your hamster is that you should feed them as much … Read more

Golden Hamster Care

Golden Hamster Care

The golden hamster, or Syrian hamster (Mesocricetus auratus), is a species of rodent in the subfamily Cricetinae. It was first described scientifically by Wilhelm Zimmermann in 1839, who named it “Cricetus auratus”. The species has two recognized subspecies: Mesocricetus auratus auratus and Mesocricetus auratus nivicolus. Both are commonly called golden hamsters, though the former is … Read more

Hamster noises and meanings

Hamster noises and meanings

Hamsters make all sorts of noises. They grind their teeth, they squeak, they squeal, and sometimes they even scream! Learning what these different sounds may mean is crucial to the betterment of your pet’s life. By getting to know your hamster and the noises that it makes, you will ensure their proper care. Hamster noises: … Read more

Can Hamsters eat Guinea Pig food?

Can Hamsters eat Guinea Pig food

Some people think that Guinea Pig are just real big hamsters, but this could not be any further from the truth. Although both critters are rodents, they come from completely different places and their biology is extremely different. Even from their origins, the Hamster and the Guinea Pig differ. While Guinea Pigs are known to … Read more