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Common Breeds

<h1>Common Breeds Of Hamsters</h1>
<p> The common hamster is a small, brown and <strong>white rodent</strong>. It is named for its thick, dark-to-lightning-<em>white coat</em>. These rats can reach a length of approximately half a foot!</p>
<p>They are nicknamed the <strong>little brown leotard</strong> because of their short, <strong>stocky body</strong>. The top is their face and nose, and the bottom is their feet.</p>
<p>These rats are social animals so you will need to find a group of at least three to create your own band of hamsters. They get into lots of trouble when they are not supervised!</p>
<p>The banded hamster has no clear boundaries between its face and bottom.</p><h2>Dwarf Russian hamsters</h2>
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<p> The dwarf Russian hamster is one of the most <em>popular pet hamsters</em>. This hamster can be obtained by notifying a pet shop or online marketplace that offers small, inexpensive animals.</p>
<p>The dwarf Russian hamster is typically only around one to two inches in length. This little animal can easily fit in the palm of your hand! He or she can also be found in small enclosures, normally no more than <em>three feet long</em>.</p>
<p>This <em>little animal needs close attention</em>, so make sure you give it that every day. He or she will <strong>take naps every afternoon</strong>, and plenty of those! Keeping an animal journal can help you keep track of your little guy or gal as he or she grows.</p>
<p>As they get bigger, try going a size up to ensure they are comfortable.</p><h2>Black Bear hamster</h2>
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<p> The teddy bear hamster is one of the most popular COMMON BREEDS OF HAMSTERS. This hamster is named for its long, soft, fluffy coat.</p>
<p>The teddy bear hamster was first bred in Europe in the <strong>late 19th century</strong> as a petsitianic animal to <strong>help control pest hamsters</strong>. These animals were expensive, factory-bred animals that were often larger than other types of hamsters.</p>
<p>In the <em>early 20th century</em>, teddy bears were popularized as fashionable attire for young girls, so this particular pet was also sought after more for its appearance than for its ability to maintain a healthy weight.</p>
<p>These animals are difficult to care for because they do not like being handled or being subjected to any kind of stress. If you choose to get this species of hamster as a pet, make sure you understand your animal before taking any steps in handling him or her.</p><h2>Teddy bear hamster</h2>
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<p> The teddy bear is slightly longer in the back and longer in the front. This makes it look even more mysterious as it scampers around.</p>
<p>These hamsters are usually social, usually with other teddy bears or with other pet hamsters. If you have a male, he can be Territorial at times.</p>
<p>If you have a female, she may be aloof at times and <strong>stop producing milk</strong>. These problems can be treated with injections of estrogen to <strong>boost milk production</strong>!</p>
<p>The <strong>short legs make</strong> them easy to climb up and get where you want to go. They also have a <strong>shorter life span</strong> than other hamsters due to health issues.</p><h2>Campbell’s dwarf hamster</h2>
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<p> The Campbell’s dwarf hamster is a small, <em>relatively healthy hamster</em>. They can be short around only, roughly? Approximately? 3 feet? tall.</p>
<p>They are nicknamed the <strong>tiny hamster due</strong> to their small size. This is due to their carriage being less bulky than other hamsters. They can be hard to tell when they are young as they look like a <em>normal sized hamster</em>.</p>
<p>They grow into their <strong>stocky body structure</strong> as they get older. When looking at them closely, they have little hair on their bodies and only little hairs on their legs and feet. This is because they are hiding as they get older and hide their smaller size!</p>
<p>These hamsters are very social, like dogs! They will get down on the floor and play with each other instead of just sitting together. tine looking for food and activity with each other is important for socialization.</p><h2>Winter white dwarf hamster</h2>
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<p> The <strong>winter white dwarf hamster</strong> is a little cooler looking than the normal hamster. This hamster has a longer body and longer tail.</p>
<p>These <strong>two features help</strong> it to look more like a snow leopard or sloth. This gives it an interesting looking environment to live in as well as a heritage animal.</p>
<p>This hamster is named for its long, slender muzzle which looks like a <em>white paper bag</em> has been folded over itself. It also has long, graceful legs that look fluffy under the nose.</p>
<p>Like all hamsters, this one has no backbone, it just sits on top of the floor with its back against some objects for support. It also tends to have weak legs so it can get down easier when escaping!</p>
<p>Doubelus albifrons is one of the <em>two winter white dwarf hamsters available</em> in pet stores today. These two are very popular pets due to their unique looks and easy care.</p><h2>Roborovski dwarf hamster</h2>
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<p> The Roborovski is a small hamster that can be <em>around five inches</em> in length. It is also known as the <em>silver dwarf hamster</em>.</p>
<p>These hamsters are born white, but <strong>become dark within two weeks</strong>. They do not stay white for long, as they grow and consume their growth in food and socialization.</p>
<p>This hamster is a beginner animal to keep due to its small size. However, it is a <em>good starting point</em> because you can add some enrichment such as a tequila or wine mix for it to enjoy.</p>
<p>The microchip is an important part of keeping this animal.</p><h2>Syrian (golden) hamsters</h2>
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<p> The Syrian hamster is one of the most <strong>popular pet hamsters</strong>. This hamster is small, only about three to four pounds. This pet can be maintained with a little nipping and playing.</p>
<p>Syrian hamsters are gray or silver with some black markings. They have a short, thick tail and small feet. These features make it look smaller than it is.</p>
<p>Like all hamsters, Syrian hamsters need to be housed in a dry environment. They will also need to be <strong>watered every day</strong>. Because they are small, you do not need to <em>get huge sized</em> up for this pet.</p>
<p>Syrian hamsters will <strong>eventually go blind</strong> and require a new home.</p><h2>Chinese snowflake hamster</h2>
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<p> The Chinese snowflake hamster is one of the most <strong>popular dwarf hamsters</strong>. This hamster comes in several silver and black variants, making it look even more lusterous!</p>
<p>The Chinese snowflake is a medium to large hamster. They can be up to five inches in length! Like all hamsters, they have a basic need for food and a flea medication to prevent them from laying eggs.</p>
<p>Because they are so small, you do not need to give them any special care. All you need to do is keep supplying them with water and letting them out every few hours to keep them happy.</p>
<p>Chinese snowflake hampsters are social animals. If your wedge-head does not <strong>get enough attention</strong>, the other members of his or her colony will come over and play with him or her. This is okay because they need companionship to reproduce and grow.</p>