Question: Do Hamsters Like To Be Held?

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Do hamsters like to be petted?

So yes, hamsters, in general, do like to be petted—yet not all the time, and not under all conditions. Yet surely as a concerned pet owner, you want to pet your hamster in a manner that is safe and healthy for them, and that will not in any way harm or frighten them.

How long after getting a hamster can you hold it?

12 to 24 hours

How do I get my hamster to like being held?



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Do Syrian hamsters like to be held?

Over time Syrian hamsters adapt wonderfully to being handled and can be desensitized. For some it may only be a week or so, others may be a little more sensitive and take a few weeks.

Can hamsters recognize their names?

Yes. You can teach a hamster to recognize its name. Once they do learn it, they will always respond whenever you call them out. However, you will need to teach it to them patiently.

Do hamsters like to be kissed?

Hamsters love the affection of the human that they have bonded with. In fact, they thrive on it. While you may not be able to smooch on your hamster, you can show him love. Pet your hamster’s back gently with your fingers.