Hamster Treats

Your petite paw-tner is as sweet as can be, and you can shake up her diet with hamster treats. They’re a great way to gain her trust, especially when she first comes home. Whenever you go to pick her up or pet her, offer her hamster food and fruit treats and she’ll associate you with delicious snacking. The best hamster treats mimic the foods she would eat in the wild.

Just like for humans, treats are a nice complement to her regular diet but should be enjoyed in moderation. Hamster treats come in a variety of flavors, textures and shape including fruit, veggies and yogurt. Some fur-avorites are Kaytee Baked Apple Timothy Biscuit Small Animal Treats, Oxbow Simple Rewards Oven Baked with Apple & Banana Small Animal Treats and Brown's Tropical Carnival Fruit & Nut Small Animal Treats. Also, some hamster food even comes with her favorite snacks mixed right into the pellets! You might even have favorite healthy hamster treats at home! Washed veggies like carrots, squash, broccoli, lettuce and more are nutritious additions to her diet in moderation. Hamsters also love whole grain bread and cereal, so you can share tiny portions with your friend.

Chewy is here 24/7 with all the hamster supplies you need to help your fur-iend live her happiest and healthiest life. Before bringing your new furbaby home, you’ll need to consider which hamster habitat is right for your space. Many pet parents choose between wire hamster cages and bins. Whatever housing you choose, you’ll want to fill it with hamster bedding so it’s ultra-cozy and she has the opportunity to nest. Welcome your little fluffball to the family with a yummy hamster treat he’s sure to love!

Frequently Asked Questions:

What can I give my hamster for a treat?

Give your hamster a treat that’s made specifically for hamsters. You even have some snacks at home that can be given in moderation! Some safe produce options include carrots, cucumber, romaine lettuce, apples, pears, bananas and grapes. Hamsters also love whole grain bread and cereal—you can share tiny portions with your fur-iend.

What should you not feed hamsters?

There are certain foods you should not feed hamsters. Hamsters will taste test just about any food, so it’s your job to make sure she doesn’t get the wrong treat. Hamsters should not eat chocolate, junk food, almonds, beans, potatoes and citrus fruit. You should also avoid feeding her meats high in fat, onions, garlic and peppers. The leafy green parts of a tomato can even be fatal to your fur-iend, so it’s best to stay away from all tomatoes. When in doubt, always consult with your veterinarian

What do hamsters like to eat the most?

Hamsters like to eat fresh fruits and veggies the most. But just because she likes them doesn’t mean she can eat them all the time! Carrots are a fur-avorite, and your pal will also like apples, cucumbers, cauliflower, bananas and more varieties. As long as she eats her healthy hamster food, you can give her a small portion of these fresh treats or reward her with fruity favorites, like Kaytee Fiesta Healthy Toppings Papaya Small Animal Treats.

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