How to Handle Unexpected Baby Hamsters?

Answer Breeding hamsters is best left to the professional breeders, because expert handling is needed to choose the right time for mating, and to prevent the male from being attacked and hurt by the femal... Read More »

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Gerbils Vs. Hamsters: Which Is Easier to Handle?

When deciding which type of pet is right for you, there are many factors to consider. Not all small animals have the same type of temperament, and when choosing between similar types of pets, such ... Read More »

How do I care for baby dwarf hamsters?

Hamster BirthIsolate the female hamster a few days before she is to give birth. Hamster gestation lasts for 16 days, and though the female hamster will act normal most of that time, she will want t... Read More »

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How soon can I touch baby dwarf hamsters?

It is important that baby dwarf hamsters are left alone for at least 10 days after birth. Touching them changes their scent, which may result in the mother rejecting them (or even eating them). Aft... Read More »