Can hamsters swim? Technically, yes, like most mammals, hamster’s can swim… but they really don’t like it and it can be very bad for them! In the wild, hamsters live in dry environments. They are not naturally inclined to get into water and they usually don’t like to get very wet.
Hamsters are naturally very clean and tidy animals; you will often see them grooming themselves. This grooming is normally sufficient to keep your hamster looking, feeling and smelling clean. Under normal circumstances it is not a good idea to wash a hamster at all. Water can remove vital protective oils from your pet’s coat. This can […]