Do dwarf hamsters like to be alone? \n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like to be alone? While dwarf hamsters are the only breed which could live together with other (dwarf) hamsters, this\u00a0doesn\u2019t\u00a0mean they will get on, and\u00a0it\u2019s\u00a0important to keep an eye out. To\u00a0minimize\u00a0fighting, makes sure the living space is more than large enough to house all hamsters, there are several food and drink stations and several hiding places so all hamsters have more than enough and can separate themselves from the others.\u00a0\u00a0\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like to be alone? Short answer -they are OK with other dwarf hamsters if they are in a large enough cage so they can be on their own when they want to. \n\n\n\nWhat do dwarf hamsters like to play with? \n\n\n\nA hamster wheel is a must for all hamsters as they walk large distances in the wild. They also need a wooden toy to bite to keep their teeth short and tunnels to run through, which can be homemade, or store bought. Most hamsters also like hamster balls in which you can place the hamster which will then run in the ball on the floor in the room. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo robo dwarf hamsters like to be held? \n\n\n\nRobo hamsters are not particularly cuddly and don\u2019t always like to be held, which is a shame as they look very cuddly and cute. As they are so small, it\u2019s easy to hold them too tight, so take care not to injure them. Syrian hamsters are more comfortable being held especially once they are used to you. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo Chinese dwarf hamsters like to be held? \n\n\n\nChinese dwarf hamsters are normally ok to be held once they are tamed, which you can best start at a young age. As they are very small, it\u2019s important to handle them with care to avoid injury. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nWhat do dwarf hamsters like to eat? \n\n\n\nDwarf hamsters love fresh dandelion leaves, green vegetables like kale, spinach and broccoli as well as fruit. However, you don\u2019t want to give fruit too often as dwarf hamsters are more prone to diabetes than other hamster breeds. Stick to fruit which is less sweet like apples, pears and cucumber. Many dwarf hamsters like crickets and mealworms too. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters need a heath light? \n\n\n\nDwarf hamsters need a light room with lots of natural light rather than a heath light. The room does need to stay at a comfortable temperature consistently as a big drop in temperature can sent your hamster into hibernation which is a problem as their body has not been prepared for this. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters have a good memory? \n\n\n\nWhile it sometimes seems that hamsters forget what they are doing the second they started, research shows that their spatial memory is very good as it\u2019s part of food foraging, which in the wild, takes hamsters kilometers away from their hideout every night. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo robo dwarf hamsters need a friend? \n\n\n\nWhile robo dwarf hamsters can live happily in a group of robo\u2019s, they don\u2019t necessarily need to be in a group and can do very well living on their own. If they are looked after, get nutritious food, fresh water, exercise and attention, then you can have just one robo dwarf hamster without the need of buying another. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like to live alone? \n\n\n\nDwarf hamsters like to live alone and won\u2019t feel lonely if you give them attention and look after them well. If you really like more than one, make sure you get two same sex hamsters from the same nest. While dwarf hamsters can live with some other dwarf hamsters, they are solitary animals and are happy in their own company. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like the dark? \n\n\n\nHamsters are most active in twilight, so the dusk and dawn times of the day. They are used to being in the dark and will probably feel more comfortable in the dark so they can hide from predators. This doesn\u2019t mean that you need to put a blanket over the cage, as your hamster will go in their hideout if they want to be in the dark. Natural light is still important for your hamster. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like to be held? \n\n\n\nDwarf hamsters will be ok to be held once they have been tamed which is easiest with gentle handling from a young age. Until they are used to you and comfortable with you, they can be scared and might bite. They are small and quite delicate, so it\u2019s important to hold them carefully so you don\u2019t hurt them. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like to be alone? \n\n\n\nYou can leave your hamster for a couple of days when you are busy as long as you check their cage for dirty bedding and to see if they have enough food and water. They are absolutely fine living on their own and don\u2019t need company although they can live with other robo\u2019s. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like sand baths? \n\n\n\nAl hamsters like sand baths and you can fill a shallow bowl with either chinchilla sand or a mixture of play sand and bird sand. Sand is stimulating for your hamster to avoid boredom, and it will thoroughly clean his fur at the same time. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like carrots? \n\n\n\nMost dwarf hamsters like carrots and many other vegetables like green bell pepper, kale, swede, cauliflower and broccoli. It\u2019s important to give them a small portion of vegetables every day as well as their hamster pellets. \n\n\n\nYou might also be interested in:\n\n\n\nHow Long Can an\u00a0Escaped\u00a0Hamster Survive?Are Hamsters Cannibals?Why is My Hamster so Aggressive?\u00a0\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like music? \n\n\n\nHamsters might not see very well, but their ears work perfectly, and like most animals, they love calming music like classical music and instrumental music as well as any peaceful sounds. So, if your hamster seems a bit stressed to you, put on some calming music and watch your hammie relax. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like to climb? \n\n\n\nDwarf hamsters love climbing and it\u2019s important to place toys in their cage to give them the opportunity to climb. You will find they will climb the cage bars as well, which is fine too. In the wild hamsters climb and dig constantly and where pet hamsters still have many wild instincts, it's good to give your hamster the opportunity to climb anything different than their cage. \n\n\n\nFind out about all your favorite pets on Dexter's Pet Friends\n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like the cold? \n\n\n\nNo, they don\u2019t, and they should never be in a cold room as they might unexpectedly go into hibernation for which their bodies have not prepared. This can be very dangerous for your hamster not just health wise but also because they might end up being buried by owners not realizing their hamster is just asleep! \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nCan dwarf hamsters eat apples? \n\n\n\nHamsters like apples, but don\u2019t give the skin if it\u2019s not organic and never give the pips. Apples are a great choice of fruit as it\u2019s less sweet as many other fruits. You can stick slices of apple on the cage for your hamster to find or you can give it as part of dinner with other fruits and vegetables. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nCan dwarf hamsters eat almonds? \n\n\n\nIt\u2019s often said that hamsters can\u2019t eat almonds, but this only covers the round shaped bitter almonds which are used in Chinese medicine and perfumes, the normal almond shaped almonds which we eat as well are absolutely fine for your hamster to eat. \n\n\n\n\n\n\n\nCan dwarf hamsters eat avocado? \n\n\n\nAvocados are not toxic or poisonous to your hamster, but it contains a lot of fat, which makes it an item on some people's \u2018bad food list for hamsters\u2019, which is a shame because avocados are very healthy for hamsters and can be eaten safely in small portions as part of a balanced diet. \n\n\n\nDo dwarf hamsters like to be alone? Short answer - they are OK with other dwarf hamsters if they are in a large enough cage so they can be on their own when they want to.