How To Take Care of Your Hamster

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DescriptionHow To Take Care of Your Pet Hamster

Hamster is a great pet to be around. These small furry animals are docile companions that are friendly with people and like being handled by their companions; such that hamsters accompany people with emotional difficulties as their emotional support animal. The number of people owning a hamster has risen over the years as more and more people are finding them a delight to be around. 




If your hamster supports you emotionally then it is best if you acquire an ESA letter for housing from a mental health specialist. This will allow you to keep your esa pet with you in your house and while traveling. 

Though they are smaller in size and demand lesser care compared to other pets, you do require proper attention and care. Hamsters have a short lifespan of up to 2 to 3 years, so you should cherish the time with your pet companion and make sure it’s healthy and happy.

Provide your hamster with proper bedding and space

Hamsters need a proper enclosed space to spend their time in. This is more important as hamsters are nocturnal animals that spend most of the daytime sleeping. You should know that hamsters are solitary animals that like to spend their time alone. The hamster house can be a strong and spacious wired cage. Make sure not to place it near an airy location, or one that is under direct sunlight. Space should be at a moderate temperature as the indoor hamsters are very sensitive to warmth and cold temperatures.

Hamsters are known to escape through holes and crannies to find new living spaces. Wire Mesh will stop the hamster from doing so when you are not around to look after it personally. It’s for its own safety as pet hamsters can be poor outdoor animals.

There isn't anything to stress over it. You can essentially visit your emotional well-being competent and request that he issue an ESA letter to you. The ESA letter is the complete report that tells about your psychological issue and clarifies that the vivacious help creature is the piece of your treatment and it should be with you to assist you with playing out your responsibilities reasonably.

The ground of the hamster space should be layered with hamster bedding (which you can get from stores), which has to be changed when dirty and at least once a week. Having a wheel inside the compartment is very beneficial to the hamster, as it keeps it active and healthy with exercise.

Keep good care of its diet and exercise

Just because a hamster is eating something doesn’t make it fit for the animal. Fruits that are sweet and other vegetables such as potatoes should be excluded from your hamsters’ diet. Instead, provide your hamster with fresh vegetables such as cucumbers and broccoli. To be on the safe side you should get a good quality hamster feed, which provides it with all its nutritional needs. Also, make sure that you provide the hamster with clean water regularly.

You should make sure that your hamster gets lots of exercise inside the compartment and outside it. The best way to ensure this is to add an exercise wheel to the setup; this will keep the hamster active and healthy. 

Hamsters grooming differs from other animals

Hamsters, unlike popular opinion, don’t need baths. In fact, the baths remove essential oils from their fur which can cause dryness and other skin problems. On top of that, these furry animals are susceptible to getting cold after the baths.

To avail housing rights for your pet you should have an ESA letter for housing with you, which you can give to the property manager. Hamsters are adept at grooming themselves, and if you feel that their fur is dirty, especially if you have a longhaired hamster, then you should use a soft brush with flexible bristles to brush the coat. To get rid of any matted portion of the hamster’s fur, use a soft toothbrush with as little water as possible to smoothen the hair. 

Hamsters will groom themselves regularly and more often than you think. However, if you are sure that your hamster hasn’t been grooming itself for a lengthy period of time such as a day or two then you should consult a vet and know the underlying problem.

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