dog and hamster

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dog and hamster

Postby Claudia » Sat Mar 05, 2016 6:31 am

I adopted a hamster last week and my sheltie keeps staring at the cage.
At first I thought she was curious or interested in what was in that cage, cause she does this with all animals, she's friendly like that.
I tried letting her see the hamster, she smelled it and licked it.
But after a week, she still sits, stares and whines at the cage, sometimes pushing it with her nose.
Is this normal sheltie behavior or is there anything I can do?
I read somewhere that stress is bad for hamsters and I don't want the hamster to be stressed out :)
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Re: dog and hamster

Postby Ronna58 » Sun Mar 20, 2016 9:26 am

It may be that she doesn't like the hamster in a cage? It's been a couple of weeks since you posted. How is the behaviour now?
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