Hamsters

Caring for your Hamster

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 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.

Quick Tip

Provide your hamster with toys such a cardboard tubes so they don’t get bored.

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Dwarf Hamsters

Dwarf hamsters make great pets for all the family. But, because they’re so tiny, they suit older children extremely well. They’re inquisitive, gentle-natured and very energetic. Good things come in little packages, they say. Spot on for Dwarf hamsters. Dwarf Hamsters are nocturnal, so they’ll spend most of the day sleeping. But in the evening and at night, get ready – and let the fun begin. You’ll find the best way to care for your dwarf hamster in the following pet care pages. If you cannot find what you’re looking for, please get in touch and we will be more than happy to help.

Did you know?

Hamsters are nocturnal which means they are more active at night and they sleep during the day.

Did you know?

Hamsters don’t have a very good eyesight, they are short sighted so they rely on their senses to find their way around.

Syrian Hamsters

A Syrian hamster (Latin name Mesocricetus auratus) makes a great pet for children and adults. They’re inquisitive, gentle-natured and very energetic. They’re also nocturnal, so they’ll spend most of the day sleeping. But in the evening and at night: the fun begins. If you cannot find what you’re looking for, please get in touch and we will be more than happy to help.

Quick Tip

It's important to handle your hamster from an early age so they get used to socialising.

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Have a question?

If you have a question, please email us or call us on 0800 413 969. Our dedicated consumer care team are available to answer any questions you may have. If you are concerned about the immediate health of your pet, please seek the advice of your vet as soon as possible.

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