Dwarf hamsters are gaining in popularity in the pet trade. The dwarf hamsters differ from other species in that they are social and can be kept in pairs or small groups (stick to a single sex unless you are a breeder). Below are the most commonly seen dwarf hamsters. Chinese hamsters
are sometimes grouped with dwarf hamsters because they are small, but they are not true dwarf hamsters.
Dwarf Campbells Russian Hamster:
Dwarf Winter White Russian Hamster:
These are the smallest of the dwarf hamsters kept as pets. They are very quick and agile which makes them tricky to handle. Read more about them here: Roborovski Hamster Profile