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Hamsters for Dummies

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The fun and easy way to care for a cute, cuddly hamster

Hamsters are the most popular rodents kept as pets. Hamsters For Dummies helps those owners who have little or no experience caring for this small mammal. This book covers selecting a healthy hamster, health care and nutrition, and housing and supplies. Readers will also find information on training and playing with hamsters.

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Overview

The fun and easy way to care for a cute, cuddly hamster

Hamsters are the most popular rodents kept as pets. Hamsters For Dummies helps those owners who have little or no experience caring for this small mammal. This book covers selecting a healthy hamster, health care and nutrition, and housing and supplies. Readers will also find information on training and playing with hamsters.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470121634
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/23/2007
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 100
  • Sales rank: 380,952
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Sarah Montague (New York, NY) is a writer and producer for print and public radio. She has written for such publications as Animal Times and Eventing.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Hankering for a Hamster.

Chapter 2: Is a Hamster Your Perfect Pet?

Chapter 3: Selecting a Hamster,

Chapter 4: C'mon In: Setting Up Your Hamster's Home and getting Him There Safely.

Chapter 5: Noshes, Nibbles, and Nuzzles: Caring for Your Hamster.

Chapter 6: Baby, What's Your Sign? Getting to Know Your Hamster.

Chapter 7: In the Pink: Hamster Health and Breeding Issues.

The Hams Are Out There: Ten Interesting Hamster Web Sites.

Condensed Hamsters: Ten Common Questions.

Index.

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  • Posted May 9, 2011

    I Also Recommend:

    hamster:)

    this is a good book if yoiu want a hamster ! it tells you alot about them:)

    8 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 6, 2008

    A reviewer

    I bought this book when I got a hamster. It helped me a lot

    8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 30, 2012

    Highly recommend for anyone interested in having a Hamster as a pet

    good guide for the health and well being of a hamster as a pet

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2013

    The best hamster thing in the world.

    I think that it is so cool ;)

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2012

    Hamsters for DUMMIES

    THE FREE SAMPLE WAS JUST THE TABLE OF CONTENTS HOW AM I POSE 2 TELL IF THE BOOK IS ANY GOOD OR NOT

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2012

    Asking for advice

    Im 10 and im getting my first hamster soon i need to know ifi would be able to understand this book my reading level is end of 5th grade so please tell me asap
    Thank you

    1 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2012

    Anonyomas

    I love this book it is dreat and tells you so much information it is great

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 19, 2012

    Great book

    Love it

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2012

    Good

    When i had my hamster i and my hamster were happy!

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2014

    to serena

    OMD I hit a drawer too!!!! Im ten too but it happened when i wyz a baby O.o

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    Posted July 1, 2013

    Vool

    Vool:

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 3, 2013

    Hamsters

    Testing

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    Posted January 6, 2013

    Woops

    K

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    Posted January 3, 2013

    Sad

    Why r people mean to leo

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2013

    Carter

    Im a girl im 13 and hungry. Looks: Curly long brown hair normally in ssy bun. Pale skin but sunkissed. Im medium sized. Skinny i guess?idk. I have crystal blue eyes but wear black contacts. Likes: one direction. All time low. We are in te crowd. Music. Nutella. Video games. Black oops2. Modernwarafare3. Gta. Rap. Sleeping. Hates: concedied guys. Wannabes. Try to harders. Most people. Dresses. School. Make up. Tans. Avregeoutfit: blac ripped jeans. Sweatshirt. Converse. Messy bun. S ya prettmuch a teenahe dirtbag. Sngle. Used to model. But quit. So bye.

    0 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2013

    To carter

    We have the same things in xommon. Do u like drake

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 4, 2013

    Allie

    Hi im Allie heres my bio,Looks: shoulder lengh brown hair with blonde highlights pierced ears baggy sweatshirts skinny jeans in winter in the summer tank tops and shorty shorts.Age: 12 Lives: in Ohio School: K12 homeschool Fav activity: tennis, track, and horseback riding.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 29, 2012

    Oma

    Age 13
    No clue how tall i am
    Brnish blond hair
    Brown eyes
    I like football baseball basketball and ill only do soccer if i have to
    Fave bands 1D and BVB
    Im on the academic team and in band ( i play trumpet)
    I like to sing draw and write movies / books
    Have a huge crush on a guy named john hicks ( facebook guy holding baby) hes not the cutest but im not either ( facebook set te world on fire pic)
    I have 0 confidence so i nearly died when i told him i blke him an i need help before i go ack to school wednesday
    Please help me

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2012

    THE BEST BIO YOU WILL EVER READ

    EVERYTHING IS TRU: Hey yall im Hannah!! I live in the US and im from the South. Im 5'5", 95 lbs, and 13 years old. I have a twin brother and a dog. Im currently single, but have a HuGe crush on a guy right now. I swim, play piano, do art, and I'm a pageant girl ;)! I have brown hair, a lil bit of freckles, and blue eyes. I realllyyyy like one direction too. :P it was an awesome bio i know... i shud tell it at parties

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2012

    Alice

    Age:14 Looks: Pink hair, bright blue eyes (but I wear eyechanging color ones) I wear band tees, skinny jeans, converse, etc. Likes: music, drawing, singing, playing the drums Dislikes: rude people, homophobes, the colour yellow. Bands I like: Sleeping with sirens, Blood on the dance floor, brokeNCYDE, Owl city, Suicide silence, etc. Top 5 favorite songs: I knew you were trouble, Narssastic Cannibal by Korn, Heartthrob killer by Lady Nogrady, Bewitched by Blood on the dancefloor, and Rebel Love Song by Black Veil Brides. Faprite food: tacos. Im bi. Dont like it? I dont care. And thats me:)

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