Dwarf Hamsters as Pets

Russian Dwarf Hamsters make wonderul pets. They are smaller than Syrian hamsters and socialable animals able to live together. 

 

There are three types of Dwarf hamster:

 

  • Roborovski
  • Campbells
  • Winter Whites 
Winter whites and Campbells are different spicies but are closely related with the same amount of chromosones. They are able to produce hybrid offspring but this is not recommended due to birth defects and genetic abnormalities in their pups
 
Dwarf Hamsters are also prone to diabetes therefore they have unique dietry requirements.
 
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