Hamsters make great pets, especially when space is limited. Your hamster will not require too much space but will provide you and your family with a loving, fun and energetic pet. There are two main types of hamsters - the Dwarf and the Syrian hamster. Each are different so it is important to find the one that suits you best.
Although hamsters are small animals, they are still a commitment and will require you to spend time caring for them throughout their life. It is important to understand that, although they are small, they are not an easy option.
Once you are certain that you and your family can provide a loving and long lasting home for your hamster, you must consider the following issues.