Syrian Hamsters – Facts & Care Guide

The Syrian hamster goes by many names such as golden, teddy bear and fancy hamsters. These popular pets originally came from the northern part of Syria and southern Turkey. Believe it or not, they were called “vulnerable” there at the …

Chinese Dwarf Hamsters – Facts & Care Guide

Often called Chinese Dwarf Hamsters, these small rodents are not actual dwarf hamsters. They are commonly referred to as a dwarf hamster breed due to their small size.

Chinese hamsters are originally from China and Mongolia. In 1919, this breed …

Campbell’s Dwarf Hamster – Facts & Care Guide

The Campbell Dwarf hamster is named after a man named Charles William Campbell. He was the first Westerner to capture one of these cute rodents in 1904. Campbell’s Dwarf hamsters are found in the wild in eastern and central Asia.…

Winter White Dwarf Hamsters – Facts & Care Guide

Winter White Dwarf Hamsters get their name from their amazing ability to change the color of their fur for the winter months. They are also known as the Djungarian Hamster or the Siberian Hamster.

These dwarf hamsters are native to …

Roborovski Hamsters – Facts & Care Guide

The Roborovski hamster is the smallest breed of hamster.  These hamsters are also called Rob or Robo hamsters.

Roborovski hamsters are native to the deserts in central Asia.  They can be found living there among the loose sand and sparse …