Hamster Behavior

Hamsters Fighting: Why do hamsters fight?

It can be distressing to see hamsters fighting. But what do you do to stop it from happening? If you are a hamster owner, or you are thinking of getting hamsters as pets, you need to be aware that there is always the potential for hamsters that are kept together to fight, and that there are […]

Why do hamsters bite?

If you’ve ever been bitten by a hamster you will know that it hurts, and it’s probably not an experience you want to repeat! But why do hamsters bite? And how can you stop hamsters biting? Hamsters most often bite if they feel threatened; they are naturally prey animals and they need a means of […]

Do hamsters get lonely?

Should hamsters live alone or be kept in pairs? Do you ever worry that your hamster will get lonely if you leave them by themselves? Do you wonder whether another hamster – or more time around people – will make your hamster happier and stop them from getting lonely? In this article, we find out […]

Why do hamsters chew bars?

Most hamster owners will recognise the sound of a hamster chewing on the bars of their cage. But why do hamsters chew bars? Do they have to chew anything? Is chewing bars good or bad for your hamster? And if it’s bad for them, then how do you stop them doing it? In this short […]

How to train your hamster

Do you know how to train your hamster? Training is very important if you want to spend a lot of time picking your hamster up and interacting with them without the risk of bites! Training your hamster doesn’t mean that you have to teach them to sit and stay like a dog. It simply means that you teach your little friend […]