At last, a book that emphasizes total care and companionship! You'll learn all about the captivating world of keeping a hamster as a pet, including the specific traits of your hamster; the best cages, toys and treats; feeding requirements; how to monitor and maintain your hamster's health and how to keep your hamster mentally stimulated. Chapters also cover the history and ecology of hamsters. You'll learn what the world's like from your pet's perspective and how to enjoy your hamster through activities you can do together.
The Hamster is written by an expert who understands the special needs of this popular pet. Best of all, the book is filled with informative sidebars and fun facts to make caring for your pet hamster easy and enjoyable.
BETSY SIKORA SIINO is an award-winning writer who has covered animals as diverse as birds and wolves. She is a regular contributor to Dog Fancy and Horse Illustrated magazines and is the author of a You Want a WHAT for a Pet?!.
It was a great book but there should have been a section on breeding your hamster but it did give the info you need to keep you hamster healthy.Published on April 27 2003 by Zachary Franco
If you are interested in becoming familiar with and keeping hamsters as pets, then this is a good book. Released in 1997, it was written by Betsy Sikora Siino and is 126 pages. Read morePublished on Jan. 28 2002 by sauerkraut
This Book is great for the beginner hamster owner.it has chapters on the origins of the hamster, buying your hamster and its home, feeding, handling, and playing with your hamster. Read morePublished on Oct. 20 2001 by "kitkatkrunch"