Dwarf Hamster

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Live small animals available only in Petco stores. Selection varies by store. Check your local store for availability.

Dwarf Hamster

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Dwarf Hamster

By: Petco
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Dwarf Hamster

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Usually Leaves Warehouse the Next Business Day

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Dwarf Hamsters stay much smaller than Syrian Hamsters and are much more active. Although hamsters sleep a good portion of the day, don't let their sleeping fool you; hamsters are active and energetic animals that love an exercise wheel or run-about ball. Like other small animals, hamsters have teeth that grow continuously throughout their life.

  • Available in a wide variety of color variations.
  • Also known as Campbell's Dwarf Hamster.
  • Hamsters have cheek pouches used to store and carry food.
  • The fur on the belly of the Campbell's Dwarf Hamster is grey, unlike the Djungarian Hamster which has white fur on its underside.
  • Hamster teeth grow continuously throughout their life so they should be provided with chew sticks to prevent them from becoming over-grown.
  • SKU145378
  • Days to ShipUsually Leaves Warehouse the Next Business Day
  • Primary BrandPetco

In the wild, Dwarf hamsters are known to dig burrows which can reach about two to three feet underground.

Dwarf hamsters have become more and more popular in recent years. These hamsters stay much smaller than a Syrian hamster and are much more active. They are very quick and require handling to tame or slow them down. Although hamsters sleep a good portion of the day, don't let their sleeping fool you; hamsters are active and energetic animals that love an exercise wheel or run-about ball. Like other small animals, hamsters have teeth that grow continuously throughout their life, so they should be provided with chew sticks to prevent the teeth from becoming overgrown. Dwarf hamsters are available in normal and fancy coloration variations.