This is a practical guide to caring for your pet, in step-by-step photographs. It is filled with useful information and guidance, from how to choose a hamster, to feeding and healthcare. It includes practical advice on how to handle your pet, what to do if it escapes, and how to keep it safe from danger, all shown in 60 easy-to-follow photographs. It is written by an internationally renowned authority on pets and their care. It is perfect for 5- to 9-year-olds, this book will enable children to make friends with their hamster and get the most out of being a responsible and caring pet owner. There is more to keeping a hamster than just providing it with a good home. Owning even the smallest pet is a big responsibility, but an enjoyable one. This fascinating book is a useful and accessible guide for young animal lovers on how best to care for their pet. It explains all you need to know about the different breeds that are available, including long- and short-haired varieties, and useful items to include in your hamster’s home, such as a drinking bottle and an exercise wheel. Practical guidance is complemented by 60 instructional and inspirational photographs, showing how to pick up your pet safely, and how to clean and maintain its cage, making this the only book a junior hamster owner will ever need.