Friday, October 29, 2010

Hamsters and hamsters and hamsters, oh my!

Introduced just 70 years ago, hamsters have become one of the most popular small pets. Frisky and fun to watch, hamsters tend to sleep during the day and play at night. Hamsters warm to human companions, but don’t welcome the company of their own kind. A single hamster can provide hours of enjoyment as you watch your pet frolic and stuff his or her cheeks with seed. An average life span is 2 years.

To adopt a hamster, contact the OHS Adoption Centre at 613-725-3166 ext. 258, or send them an email at,

Learn more about hamsters on the OHS website!

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