The Animal Rescue League adopts hamsters to be family pets. Under no circumstances should a hamster be used for food for other animals, or be used for experimentation or laboratory work, or any other use other than as a family pet. The ARL strictly enforces this policy under the term of the adoption contract.
Hamsters: The Basics
So you're thinking about adopting a hamster, now what? Find out what you'll need to equip your home with to keep your hamster safe and happy!
All pets, big or small, need their guardians to take special care of them. Find out what considerations you should think of when adopting a hamster.