Dwarf hamsters this is a smart animals, like mice. They do not grow more than 5 cm in length, and are naturally more nimble and agile than their cousins. Also notable for the care of normal and dwarf hamsters.
The most popular dwarf hamster is a Djungarian hamster. He has grey skin and small stature. This kind of hamster likes attention and communication, so not suitable for those who spends little time at home.
Often dwarf hamsters Taylor and hamsters Campbell. Hamster Taylor has a gray color, hamster Campbell brown and hamster Roborovsky sand. The weight of these “kids” does not exceed 50 g.
Caring for dwarf hamsters
A few care tips:
Little hamster big cage! Cages for dwarf hamster must be spacious like the regular hamsters. This is due to their mobility. Sturdy bars of the cage will ensure the safety of the hamster.
At the bottom of the cage, you can spread fine sawdust. Hamsters love to hide in them and relax. Sawdust from hamster makes his bed and gets in it if freezing.
It is desirable to arrange a tray with sand. Hamster-neat will look in it for their fur. Dwarf hamsters should not be bathed.
So the hamster is not lazy he is neznakomec with a smooth track. And of course, the hamster needed a house, drinker, feeder.
Before you feed a dwarf hamster, you need to remove from the trough of leftover food from the previous meal.
Dwarf hamsters, in spite of his height and weight gluttons. They have a fast metabolism. Hamsters prefer grain, fresh vegetables and fruits, seeds, grass, fish, insects. Watch what you eat your dwarf hamsters food should be varied. For reproduction and development of dwarf hamsters required animal protein.
Animals are neat, the cage can be cleaned once a week. Thus it is necessary to change completely the sawdust and clean the house from reserves for a “rainy day”. Hamsters are washed back paws, claws comb.
How long dwarf hamsters in your house depends on you. Usually, the lifespan of a hamster is 2 years. Consultation with a veterinarian, prevention of certain diseases.
So how to care for dwarf hamster is quite easy, some rodents give birth by a few individuals. Particularly get along well with each other Hrabovskoho hamsters, but are more difficult to cultivate.
Dwarf hamsters live well in captivity, breed in the home, bringing 6-12 pups. Hamsters do not like noise because they have acute hearing. Seeing the weak and the objects they recognize by smell. Hamsters quickly tamed, they can be let out to walk around the apartment, but to find them later can be difficult. Great harm the second composition, the hamster does not cause, but to chew the wires. So it is better to walk protect valerchik and let your little friend was still there sports.
If the hamster is bought to the child, it is important to warn the child that must be very careful to treat animals, not to scare him. Need to learn how to care for your pet, and then the hamster will reciprocate that devotion and affection. Tamed hamster likes to communicate with him, let out for a walk, taking the hand, caress, even a hamster can fall asleep on his palm. Without attention, on the contrary, animals miss.
There are a few people who have these kids don’t cause emotion. Buying a dwarf hamster, you get not a toy, but an amazing, kind, undemanding pet.