Apr 112014
 
Hamster Hair and Colors

Hamster hair (or hamster fur) and hamster colors come in a wide variety because there are so many different species of hamsters. However, the five most popular species as pets are: the Syrian, Winter White Russian Dwarf (Djungarian), Campbell’s Russian Dwarf, Roborovski and the Chinese. Let’s look at the hair and color of each type […]

Mar 052014
 
Traveling with Your Hamster

If you are going to travel with your hamster, consider all the items you will need to bring to make the trip as comfortable as possible for your hamster. These include a cage, food, water and a medical kit. Also think about how you are going to travel as you’ll probably find that car travel […]

Feb 182014
 
Not Too Cold, Not Too Hot – The Just Right Hamster Climate

Hamster history tells us that some hamsters, such as the Syrian hamster, had a native habitat that was warm and dry. Other hamsters, such as the Djungarian, originated in a cold weather habitat such as Siberia. But domesticated, pet hamsters don’t really favor climates that are too hot or too cold. Instead, hamsters prefer to […]

Feb 082014
 
Hamster History: How It All Began

Every wonder when and where different breeds of hamsters came from? Although you may not think so, hamsters actually have a long history. Read below to learn more about hamster history.           Syrian Hamster Discovery It all began in Aleppo, Syria.  Sometime in the late 1700s the Syrian hamster was documented […]

Sep 042013
 
The Hamster Lifespan

If you’re considering getting your first pet, a hamster may be the perfect way to go. Not only do they make great house pets, but also they are reasonably easy to keep, and not as expensive as dogs or cats can be. But if a hamster will be your first pet you should know what […]