• Health

    Health

    Keeping a close eye on your hamster’s health is an important responsibility you have as a hamster owner. Hamsters live to be one and a half to three years old. When your hamster is old, there is sometimes nothing you…

  • Health

    Wet tail disease of Syrian hamsters

    Wet Tail Disease is a disease specific to the Syrian hamster. Young hamsters between the ages of three and eight weeks are the most susceptible, although in principle the disease can occur at any age. What is Wet tail disease?…

  • Health

    Hibernation or Torpor

    There are a number of misconceptions about a hamster’s hibernation. First of all, it is important to know that only the Syrian hamster, also known as the golden hamster, can fall into a deep sleep. The Russian dwarf hamster adapts…

  • Health

    Gnawing material

    A hamster’s teeth continue to grow throughout their lives. To wear the teeth, the hamster has to gnaw a lot on willow twigs, a gnawing stone and other hard treats for hamsters. The hamster does not usually gnaw the bars…

  • Health

    Teeth

    A hamster’s teeth are very important because most of your hamster’s diet consists of hard foods. The growth of the teeth continues throughout their lives, it is therefore important that your hamster wears its teeth by gnawing on Β gnawing material.…

  • Behavior

    Stereotyped behavior

    Everyone is familiar with stereotypical behavior of hamsters. Unfortunately, many hamster owners don’t understand why their hamster shows this behavior. Any stereotypical behavior is the cause of an underlying problem for the hamster. The size or the layout of the…

  • Behavior

    gnawing bars

    Gnawing bars can have many causes. It can be very annoying for you as an owner, it can be very loud and especially at night that is annoying. But also for the hamster Gnawing the bars can be very harmful;…

  • General

    Can you keep hamsters together?

    You want a hamster, but can you also keep several hamsters together? How about this now? Four types of dwarf hamsters are generally kept in captivity: the russian dwarf hamster, the Campbelli dwarf hamster, the Roborovski dwarf hamster, the Chinese…

  • Housing

    Nesting material

    Nesting material is one of the most important supplies for a hamster. This needs a hamster to make a nice warm nest that he can retreat to. In this blog I discuss with you different types of nest material. Pay…

  • Health

    Cutting nails

    My hamster Harry often has “too” long nails. I have tried many tricks, but nothing helped. In the end I decided to cut his nails myself. In this blog I will tell you more about your hamster’s nail care.Your hamster’s…