Hamsters are a popular pet choice for many families. They are very active and a great pet for children to take care of while learning how to care for animals.

Some hamsters, however, need to be tamed. The tips in this section can help you work through the process of taming your hamster.

Tips, Tricks, and Answers

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   Basic Care of Hamsters
Most hamsters need to be hand tamed by their owners when they are new pets. Some hamsters have not been domesticated as long as others and therefore need more taming. There are many steps involved with hand taming hamsters and each step is very important to the overall effect.

   Taking Care of Hamsters While Traveling
When traveling with hamsters, they can become very stressed out. It's important to keep your hamster's stress level to the bare minimum when traveling. There are many things you can do to keep your pet healthy and happy during your trip.