Question by  dsantens (15)

What are the various types of hamsters?

I've heard of at least three different ones.


Answer by  abby39 (213)

There are five different types of hamsters including roborovski, dwarf campbell's, dwarf white winter russian, chinese, and syrian hamsters. There are also different coat types including satin, short-hair, long-hair, hairless and rex. Each of these types of hamsters have slightly different personalities and should be researched to make sure you will find the best fit for you home.


Answer by  Jove (164)

There are five common breeds of hamsters. These hamsters are the Roborovskii Hamster, Dwarf Campell Russian Hamster, the Winter White Russian Hamster, and the Syrian Hamster. There's also the Turkish Hamster, Georgian Hamster, Romanian Hamster, Ladak Hamster, Long-tailed Hamster, Mongolian Hamster, Kazakh Hamster, and Gansu Hamster, amongst others.


Answer by  riverjoe21 (89)

There are a few types of hamsters such as dwarf russian hamsters,syrian hamsters,chinese and roborovski hamsters, and golden hamsters just to name a few. Search their temperament to find the right one for you. With a little research you can find out that which hamsters do best in packs, with children, or the cleanest.


Answer by  traumatised (3285)

Syrian/Golden Hamster (Gold-coloured, most common), Russian Dwarf Hamster (Smaller, either Grey or Winter White or a hybrid of the two), Chinese Hamster (More rat/mouse-like), Roborovski Hamster (Smallest, rarest).


Answer by  Rachel0518 (78)

There are a few different types of hamsters commonly kept as pets. The most common is the Syrian hamster, but there are also some dwarf types.


Answer by  Dreamlight (856)

There are many breeds of hamster, and all have different temperments, but here are just a few for starters: Syrian hamster, roborovski hamster, many kinds of dwarf hamster, angora hamster, golden hamster, and Chinese hamster. A few things they have in common though is their love of seeds and their nocturnal nature, and the fact that they're so adorable.


Answer by  TOEKNEEJEE (310)

There are Syrian, Dwarf Campbell Russian, Dwarf White Winter Russian, Roborovski Dwarves, Chinese Hampsters, and much more. They are just like cats; many breeds :)

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