Feb 062012
 
What Are the Parts of a Hamster Body?

It’s useful to understand the hamster anatomy. When you are choosing a hamster cage and when planning what’s inside the hamster habitat it’s helpful to know how a hamster is put together. Knowing about the hamster body also tells you something about hamster behavior and lets you know where to start looking for hamster illness. […]

Jan 162012
 
5 Warning Signs that Your Hamster is Ill

A hamster that is well taken care of is usually healthy and happy. But as a hamster owner you need to be on the lookout for certain signs that can tell you if you have a sick hamster. Here are five warning signs to check for as you handle and play with your hammy. 1. […]

Jan 062012
 
Will You Be a Good First Time Hamster Owner?

So you’re thinking about bringing home a new pet hamster. Congratulations! Hamsters make great pets. They are absolutely the cutest and cuddliest little animals around. They are clean, they like to play and run, and they have very short tales, so you won’t mistake them for a rat or mouse. For adults, they are an […]

Nov 132011
 
Tips for Choosing a Healthy Hamster

Maybe your hamster has finished his or her time here and gone on to Hamster Heaven. Or maybe you’re thinking about getting a hamster as a present for your kids. You probably want the new hamster to be the cutest little hammy in the bunch. But all hammies are cute! What you want is a […]

Jun 242011
 
Look For Hamster Overgrown Teeth or Nails

Two particular problems that even normally healthy hamsters can get are overgrown teeth and overgrown nails. These are hamster health problems that you can help prevent by carefully observing your hamster. Here’s what to look for and what to do about these hamster health issues. Overgrown teeth causes If you look inside your hamster’s mouth, […]