Dwarf Hamster Breeds

Amy Trumpeter
3 min readJul 13, 2021
Dwarf Hamster Breeds

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Dwarf hamsters are excellent pets for anyone with a small space and limited time. But what is the best type of dwarf hamster to buy? We’ll go through the four main dwarf hamster breeds: Robovski, Chinese, Winter White and Russian Campbell.

Most Popular Dwarf Hamster Breeds

The Roborovski Hamster

If you’re looking for a really tiny breed, you should consider the Roborovski Hamster. It’s one of the most popular dwarf hamster breeds. These guys can reach a size of 4 inches long on average, which means that they can live comfortably in smaller tanks than other breeds. Despite their small size, they are very active and can even run on a wheel. Don’t let them fool you though. They can get very territorial and have sharp claws and teeth!

The Chinese Hamster

Also known as the “Dwarf Hamster”, the Chinese Hamster is a small and common hamster that can reach up to 7 inches in length. Dwarf hamsters have short hair and are usually tan or grey. These hamsters are also very social and easily get along with people. These hamsters are breed in different colours and can be found in a wide variety of colours like black, gray, chocolate, and tan.

The Winter White Syrian Hamster

The Winter White Syrian Hamster is another white variation that stands out from the rest of its siblings. As the name suggests, this breed usually has a white coat with black eyes. The Winter White is actually one of the most docile breeds of hamsters and is one of the friendliest…

Amy Trumpeter

Hi I’m Amy — travel blogger, dog lover, digital marketer. I write mainly about Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Getting into drones!