• Health

    Diabetes

    Diabetes is a condition in which the body cannot (sufficiently) absorb, use and store the sugars from food. The result of this is an increased sugar level in the blood. If you suspect your dwarf hamster has diabetes, contact the…

  • General

    Taming your hamster

    Taming a hamster is a fun and sometimes challenging process. Trust and patience play a major role in taming your hamster. Not all hamsters are tame quickly. Therefore some tips and tricks about taming your hamster! Step 1 Step 1…

  • Cage setups

    Hamsterscape forest theme

    It was time for another change in Harry’s enclosure. A new layout with a forest theme. In the video below you can see how I created it.https://youtu.be/vkmKU6bxhsg What did I use to create this scape? Bedding As a bedding I…

  • Food

    Snacks

    Of course Dwarf Hamsters love snacks, but what can you give them all? The snacks below are very suitable and also a tasty snack for dwarf hamsters. Seeds Dwarf hamsters are granivores. This means that they mainly eat seeds. The…

  • General

    Hamster playpen

    Hamsters need freedom of movement. Giving your hamster a playpen allows him to safely run loose and prevent boredom. Why a playpen A playpen ensures that your hamster can safely walk and discover outside his cage. He needs that extra…

  • Housing

    Cool through the summer

    Hamsters feel best at a temperature of about 18 to 24 Β° C. If it’s warmer than that, it’s important to keep your hamster cool. Hamsters can’t sweat the way people can, which is why you have to make sure…

  • Food

    Hamster food

    Finding the ideal hamster food remains a challenge. A dwarf hamster is an energetic animal with a high metabolism. It is therefore important that he can get all the nutrients he needs from his food. Think of: Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats.…

  • General

    My history as a Hamsterowner

    I’ve already had some hamsters and made a lot of mistakes. Harry is my fifth hamster, I had four other Russian dwarf hamsters before him. I am not a perfect hamster owner, I have had small cages and made mistakes,…

  • Housing

    Multi-chamber hideout

    Hamsters are naturally ground dwellers and diggers. They make entire corridors with different rooms, each with its own function. For example, they have a bedroom, one or more food storage rooms and a room that serves as a toilet. Hamsters…

  • Cage setups

    Cage upgrade

    When I was busy changing Harry’s stay I noticed that I had too little space for all the ideas I have. That’s why I decided to get rid of my 1 meter aquarium and replace it with a bigger one.…