General Care

How to properly care for your hamster. What kind of cage he needs, why he needs to run, how to make sure he stays healthy, and so on.

Understanding Dwarf Hamster Behavior – An Owner's Guide

Understanding Dwarf Hamster Behavior – An Owner’s Guide

All animals communicate with one another with their body language, and that includes humans, even though we tend to focus on speaking, more than showing someone what we mean with our body. Hamsters, however, aren’t that good at articulated speech, so the only way they can communicate with other hamsters and with their owners is through their body. They can say “Hello.”, “Back off!” or “I’m hungry.” in many different ways.

How Often Should You Change Hamster Bedding?

How Often Should You Change Hamster Bedding?

When you are keeping hamsters as pets, you need to make sure that it is as comfortable as possible in its cage or habitat because that is where the little fella will be spending most of its life in. That’s why you have to add bedding to its cage to make the entire setup as close to natural as possible. However, a hamster’s bedding can also get dirty. So, how long should you change the hamster bedding?

Hamster Hibernation: 9 Signs to Look Out For

Hamster Hibernation: 9 Signs to Look Out For

Owning a pet hamster requires you to be perceptive and knowledgeable when it comes to the hamster’s natural habits. That means that you should know when they are about to hibernate and what the signs of their impending or current hibernation look like considering the fact that some breeds of hamsters just aren’t suited for the cold and may end up dying when they go into hibernation. 

Five Best Ways to Bond With Your Hamster

Five Best Ways to Bond With Your Hamster

We all want our pets to live healthy and happy lives, and in order to ensure that, we have to cultivate a loving relationship with them. This means that we have to bond with our pets. If you have a hamster, bonding may be a little more difficult, as hamsters are relatively untrusting animals that don’t exactly enjoy human touch. This is completely due to evolution, so you shouldn’t blame yourself if your hamster isn’t exactly showing signs of affection.