Category: Hamsters


Introduction to Hamster Genetics – Back to the basic!

Before you further confuse yourself more… have a peak at what is genetics all about! It’s important to know how your hamster comes about as it may affect your desired offspring or you just want to know your furry ball a little more. It will be a little dry, but hey! After reading this you……

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Syrian Colours Part 4 (Coat Types)

*Note from TheOnePet: Sorry for the delay as TheOnePet was on holiday for two weeks.   Alas the last part for “What colours to choose”? Though there ain’t much ‘colour’ in coat typings, but it will affect your decision when you are selecting your hammies. Some of the coat types will actually change your view……

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Syrian Colours Part 3 (Coat Patterns)

Well well, have you wonder where are those white striped or spotted hamsters you own or saw them? Well this week we are exploring them as they are known as coat patterns rather then individual colours. Coat patterns will show on all colours and some coat patterns can occur together. Some may be lethal, some……

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Syrian Colours Part 2 (Self Colours)

Seems like agouti colours is not the end for Syrian hamsters! Today we will be looking at self colours. So what’s the difference between agouti and self?  Agouti colours have cheekflashes, ivory cresents, may have tickings and with an ivory belly but self colours same colour all over (top and belly) with no agouti markings on……

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Syrian Colours Part 1 (Agouti Colours)

Do you know there are a huge variety of colours for Syrian hamsters? If you do not, you are in for a colourful treat!   Well he’s not that colourful (assuming the standard for colourful is rainbow) but here in this week I gonna introduce the varies colours there are for Syrian hamsters. From here……

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About TheOnePet

Being a Vegetarian since birth, I’ve developed a special kind of love and respect for animals. My first dwarf hamster was given to me and my brother by my aunt as a present when I was just nine years old.  In the eleven years since then, my first experience with a Syrian hamster was when he was abandoned……

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History of Syrians

A little History about Syrian Hamster When you are handling these little creatures, have you ever wonder where and how these little critters came about? Syrian hamsters? You are probably right. Syrian hamsters or Golden hamsters or teddy bear suggest that they originate from Syria, a hot and dry area.  They live in deep burrows……

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