Hamsters are among the most popular pocket pets in the world, especially for children. Aside from their charming looks and amusing antics, these small animals make ideal family pets because they are quiet, take up little space, and are easy to care for with the right information at hand. This book will cover everything you need to know to ensure a long and happy life for your hamster, including expert advice on housing , feeding, health care, and training tips that will keep both pet and keeper entertained. Animal Planet™, the only television network devoted to the unique bonds between humans and animals, presents an exciting new series of family-friendly, comprehensive guides to superior pet care. Each book features newly written text from animal experts on a variety of topics, including feeding, housing, grooming, training, health care, and fun activities. Useful tip boxes in each chapter show every member of the household how to make the most out of owning a pet. 112 pages, hardcover.