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My hamster bites my friends.

Species: Other
Breed: Syrian Hamster
Age: 1-2 years
My hamster dosent bite me ever, he only bites other people.

He has never ever bitten me but when my friends come round he bites them.

Why does he bite them and not me ???


Online vet, Dr. Marie

Dr. Marie replied:

Your hamster probably doesn't feel as safe with your friends as he does with you.

You may find this previously asked question helpful to you:

Why is my hamster biting me?

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