Hamsters wriggle and move around a lot, so they’re easy to drop and sometimes unexpectedly jump out of their owners’ hands without considering the consequences. Hamsters can fall 25 cm […]
Can Hamsters Be Around Loud Noise?
One thing many people don’t consider when getting pet hamsters is whether they’ll need to adjust their lifestyle for the health and well-being of the hamster. Someone who loves listening […]
Why Can’t My Hamster Walk Properly?
Hamsters are active small animals that enjoy moving around and running, sometimes at speeds of 3-6 miles per hour, with the Syrian hamster being the fastest species. Moving isn’t only […]
What Happens If You Step on A Hamster by Accident?
Accidents can happen when you have a pet as small and fast-moving as a hamster. Sometimes, hamsters get dropped, fall off elevated surfaces, and are accidentally stepped on by well-intentioned […]
Why Does My Hamster Have Dandruff? [Dry, Flaky Skin]
Hamsters groom and take sand baths to stay clean, so they don’t need to bathe in water. As long as the cage is clean, you’ll rarely need to intervene to […]
Why Does My Hamster Have A Dry Nose?
A hamster’s nose should always be moist, so a dry nose can signify poor health. Wild hamsters use their noses to forage, locate water, and detect predators. So, they have […]
Why Is My Hamster Hunched Over? [Arched Back or Posture]
You may find a hamster arching its back or remaining hunched over. Some hamsters hunch more than others, which could be a normal part of their posture. However, a consistently […]
What To Do If Your Hamster Is in Shock [6 Vital Steps To Take]
Hamsters can enter shock following an injury, fall, or stressful situation. When a hamster’s in shock, warm it up by slowly massaging the body and put it in a dark, […]
How To Tell If Your Hamster Is Injured
Hamsters and dwarf hamsters can experience drops, knocks, falls, and other accidents that cause injuries. If a hamster falls from a high platform, it may experience long-term or life-threatening injuries. […]
Why Is There A Black Spot on My Syrian Hamster? [Hip Spots]
Syrian hamsters can get infections, skin conditions, and tumors. So, it’s important to monitor the state of a hamster’s skin and coat to identify any problems at an early stage. […]