What is a dwarf hamster?

Answer Dwarf hamsters are popular pet rodents that are smaller than the first species of hamster to become a pet, the Syrian or golden hamster. Although they share the same diet, dwarf hamsters have diffe... Read More »

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Can you mate a Chinese dwarf with a Robo dwarf hamster?

Chinese dwarf hamsters cannot mate with Roborovski, or Robo, dwarf hamsters for two reasons. First, they are two different species. Secondly, Chinese hamsters will attack and sometimes kill any oth... Read More »

How far can a dwarf hamster see?

All hamster species kept as pets, including all of the dwarf hamster species, have extremely poor eyesight. This is because they evolved to be active at night. Dwarf hamsters primarily communicate ... Read More »

How to Tell if a Dwarf Hamster Is Obese?

This is how to tell if a dwarf hamster is fat.

How to Train a Dwarf Hamster to Recognize Its Name?

Dwarf Hamsters can easily be trained to recognize their name, and will usually come when called by it (unless it has escaped and is running loose).