Signs of diabetes on hamsters include but not limited to the following: It range from mild to severe signs.
Excessive thirst, Frequent urination, extreme appetite, dehydration, lethary, uncoordinated gait are some major signs that can be shown by a diabetic pet. The onset of this medical condition ranges from 3 to 10 months of age (hamsters) and can only be confirmed through diagnostic laboratory workouts done by your veterinarian. Signs stated above are only tentative that needs confirmatory check.
Heart problems on hamsters can be possible and often at the onset of old age (>1.5 years). Signs would show difficulty of breathing as well as lack of energy.
For other related information, please visit and talk to our Pet care Consultants in all our PLC outlets. For diagnostic procedures, refer promptly to your veterinarian for pinpointing the suggestive medical condition of your pet.
Eliezer M. Bauzon, DVM RN