are three types of hamsters commonly kept as pets: The
Syrian Hamster, Russian Hamster, and the Chinese Hamster.
Syrian Hamster is the hamster of choice for most hamster
owners. It is an animal that functions fine being alone,
so it should have its own cage. It makes a great pet and
it is lots of fun to watch.
Russian Hamster is a dwarf hamster. They stay rather small
and they like to live together - either two of the same
sex or as a pair. A pair can produce a lifter of babies
every eighteen days, so think carefully before deciding
on a pair. There are two species of Russian hamsters commonly
kept as pets. The more common and generally larger animal
is the Campbell, and the other is the Winter White. Both
species have several colour variations.