Common name - Syrian Hamster
Latin name - Mesocricetus auratus
Country of Origin - Syria and Middle East
Sex - Male & female available
Adult size - 12-17cm 120-160g
Average Lifespan - 2-3yrs
Care level - Beginner
Description - Syrian hamsters can make great pets if handled a lot.They must live on their own as they are territorial. They are nocturnal so best to handle at night. Syrian hamsters require lots of exercise so get as large a cage as possible.
Cleaning - Clean out cage at least once a week and disinfect.
Shopping list - Cage, Bedding, Food, Treats, Food bowl, Water bottle, Exercise wheel, Exercise ball, Disinfectant
Diet & water - PPC Small animal mix. Small piece of Cabbage, spinach, banana, carrot once or twice a week