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Hamster Dental Problems

Hamsters and their teeth Hamsters do not have dental issues very often, but if they do, they need the care of a veterinarian.  Prevention is…


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Wet Tail in Hamsters

Wet tail is a common disease in hamsters, especially Syrian hamsters and hamsters who are weaning (from 4 to 7 weeks old).  It is a…


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Hamsters and Salmonella

Salmonella Salmonella is a disease that can be serious and life-threatening for both hamsters and humans.  Recent outbreaks of Salmonella have made headlines.  In 2005,…


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Hamster Mites

Hamsters are usually free of parasites, but occasionally they can be exposed to and become carriers of mites.  Mites are tiny, black parasites that can…