As with any pet, keeping a hamster requires a commitment to care for it during its life which could be 2-3 years or longer. The commitment required includes not only routine feeding, care and time spent with the hamster but also the provision of veterinary treatment if the hamster becomes ill which can be costly. Although proper care will go a long way to ensuring that any hamster remains happy and healthy there may still be times when prompt veterinary treatment is needed and once a hamster is ill it can deteriorate quickly.
Information about hamster cages and equipment.
Information about housing hamsters.
Information about preparing the hamster cage.
Information about feeding hamsters.
Information about routine hamster care.
Information about handling hamsters.
Information about how to capture an escaped hamster.
Information about hamster illnesses and diseases.