Just because they are small, don’t go thinking that you can give hamsters any less care, commitment and love than you’d give to a bigger pet. In this section, we show you by far the best way to give your pet hamster be it a Syrian or Dwarf the time of his little life – which usually lasts around two years.
In the wild, hamsters are omnivores. They’ll happily munch on grasses, seeds, plant roots and the occasional tasty creepy-crawly.Find out more
To make handling and taming easier, there are a few simple rules to follow to make sure your hamster is not stressed before you start handling your hamster.Find out more
Should you keep a lone hamster or aim for two or more? The answer is: it depends.Find out more
For a home for hamsters, think big. They’ll be delighted with the largest cage you can find. But it has to be one specially designed for the breeds.Find out more
When there is a new hamster in the house, don’t try to handle them immediately. Allow a couple of days for settling in.Find out more