Hamsters are usually pretty resilient, and you're not really going to see a broken bone very often, but when it happens it can be scary for you and your little guy. Broken legs aren't as big of a concern with larger animals because the vet can...
Black Bear hamsters are reported to be more tolerant of handling than other hamsters. They also seem to handle stressful conditions better than other hamster types. Learn more about this fun hamster breed.
Some simple steps to get even the shyest of hamsters to trust you and become your fluffy best friend.
A new Pampered Hamster has risen and her name is Elsa. Enjoy Elsa's reflections on living with a human family in this sequel to my hub titled "Adventures of a Pampered Hamster."
Hamsters, like humans, can suffer problems with their reproductive organs. Uterine problems are especially common with breeding hamsters or older ones and only occur in females.
The Roborovski hamster is the smallest, quickest and liveliest species of hamster. A complete guide to the hamsters and their care.
There are several species of hamsters being kept as pets today, and they all require a bit different care, so it's important to know the difference between the species to know which hamster is right for you. Make sure you know everything there is to...
Details essential items which you need to care for your pet Syrian hamster. Includes Housing, feeding and hamster illnesses.
Probably the most common illness in hamsters besides wettail is a respiratory infection. It's mostly common among hamsters that come from pet stores since the stressful environment can weaken their immune system.
If you already have one dwarf hamster and are thinking about adding a friend to make things more cozy, you should first make sure you are prepared to have two separate cages. This is just in case the two decide they definitely don't care for each...
A guide on choosing the right hamster cage, bedding, and food, as well as recommended items you need for a happier and healthier hamster.
Hamsters as pets have lots of positives—they are cute, clean, and easy to care for. There are also downsides, however, and this article lists the 5 main negatives of keeping these rodents.
A few tips and guidelines one should know about hamsters before and during owning one. Temperament, Adjusting perdiod, diet, housing, and behaviors.
Do you have an adorable ball of fluffy hamster at home, but can't decide what to name him? Your problem is solved, with this great list of hamster names, including suggestions by type, appearance, and number of hamsters you have.
Curious about learning hamster first aid? We'll discuss how to prevent hamster falls—one of the main causes of injury to these small pets. We'll also talk about how to deal with mites and other conditions.
One of the natural wonders of the world is watching a hamster stuff his or her cheeks. Amazingly, they can carry the equivalent of their own bodyweight in their cheeks.
Hamsters are well known for being escape artists. If your pet hamster does escape, here are some tips for finding your missing pet.
A complete guide to wet tail in hamsters. Causes, symptoms, treatment, and outlook. What to do if you think your pet has wet tail.
Unlike adult hamsters, where the sexual characteristics are amazingly obvious, the babies look virtually identical.