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Joan, Vet Technician
Category: Pet
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Experience:  Vet Tech for 35+yrs. Small Animals and Fish
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I have a hamster about 2-3 months old who's been pretty

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I have a hamster about 2-3 months old who's been pretty mellow the last couple days so I was reading up on it to see if anything could be wrong. He doesn't have much of an appetite. All else seems to be fine, but we are in a heatwave, so I'm speculating this is a factor.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pet
Expert:  Joan replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I have been a Vet tech for 30+ years with interest in exotics. I do need to ask you some questions to best to assist you. Please wait to rate my service until I give my answer.

Can you tell me what type of diet you are feeding?

Any wetness around the mouth?

Type of bedding?

Do you feed fresh foods?

Is he passing normal stools and urine?

What are the temps in the house?