ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TAKING CARE OF YOUR HAMSTER
Thinking of getting a hamster? New to owning a hamster?
Already have a hamster?
With too many pet shops generally providing outdated & incorrect information, this site will give new & current hamster owners proper researched advice and tips to ensure a happy and healthy life for the little animal.
Before you get overwhelmed with too much information, we suggest that you begin with the two basic pages for consideration BEFORE you get a hamster, or make any adjustments for the one you already have:
While not all pet shops are completely bad, most are still stocking potentially harmful products, so please be cautious of any advice you receive, and make sure you know exactly what you should use and not use!
It is a good idea for you to download & print our BASIC CARE SHEET to take with for reference when physically shopping for the little one.
Bathing a hamster (bad)
Butternut Pips (treats)
CAGES - also see "H" for Housing
Cages - bad wire cages
Colds & Respiratory Infections
Eco-Earth (coco/palm peat)
Elderly Hamsters (special care)
Escaped Hamster - How to catch
Eye Infections & Irritation
EXOTICS VET DIRECTORY
Ventilation - wire mesh options
Wheels - hack (fix a squeaking wheel)
X Y Z