As soon as warm days, the owners of the hamsters are seriously considering how to provide your pet a walk.Otherwise, a small animal can get to where it can get very problematic (a small gap in the floors, appliances, etc.).
Great joy for the hamster will walk on the street. Curious by nature, the animal will instantly find something to do — will be to explore new territory, to sniff the herbs look delicious cereals.
But in order not to lose a pet even in your own home, and the more the hamsters just need the leashes, because the cage if its just to put in the yard, do not give scope for the full walk.
Attention! Walking a hamster on the street should be safe for the pet. It should be remembered that even on a leash a small animal can damage a cat or a dog. Therefore, it is better not to trust a walk for small children.
The types of leashes
Leashes can be varied:
- leash with a collar;
- the harness;
- the harness vest;
- walking the ball.
Leash with collar is used for such Pets very rarely, in cases when the hamster to a large rock. Often, the collar for the hamster only used for decorative purposes ( wearing collars with rhinestones, tiny sanicki beads, etc.). Led hamster for a walk in the collar loose, the animal can wriggle away.
Harness a more reliable option for families recommend it. The harness is a piece of equipment that is made of leather and fabric materials, passes through the chest and paws. The simplest form of harnesses or two small loops, connected on the abdomen to which the legs go hamster. Clasp and the leash are attached to the back of the animal. To wriggle out of harnesses are much more complicated than a collar.
To wear a harness so that, between the body of the animal and the harness passed the little finger. If you wear such a collar more freely, and the hamster will easily be released, if you wear more tight, can cause a pet damage.
The harness vest is a vest, the back of which is attached to the leash. The harness vest is more secure than a regular harness. He animal feels like this harness more comfortable.
Caution! Collars and harnesses must have a secure attachment with a leash, otherwise a small animal can be easy to lose.
Walking the ball – he leads is not, but this is another offer for those who want to walk the hamster. Usually, it is a plastic ball in which holes for ventilation. Not many owners use this ball for walking, but in the case of Djungarian hamster or another hamster – dwarf, this is the most convenient way. If the size of the pet is larger, it is more convenient to walk on the harness, because the bulb pet does not feel too comfortable, space is limited, and possible to run on the ground just yet.
The harness with your hands
If you are not able to buy a harness of the right size, it is not difficult to make it independently. Special patterns is not required, enough only to consider the harness in the photo, measure your hamster and according to the sizes, stitch equipment for rodent. It is necessary to consider only a few factors:
- the mounting must be solid and reliable;
- material should you choose fabric or leather;
- it is better to sew the leash and harness from the material of bright colors. This is not just a beautiful and aesthetically pleasing, but also practical — if you dropped the leash from the hands that once caught the eye;
- the harness should not be small or too big.
The harness for the hamster with your hands is more convenient than purchase because it is made to measure.
For those who have mastered sewing harnesses, to make a leash for your hamster with your hands and not be a simple matter. Will only need to buy a rope or solid braid of suitable width and sew mount (carbine).
Note! To wear a harness on the pet at home! If the hamster resists, it should distract a treat.
Once the animal is on the street, the harness will no longer be his to worry — he will have other things to do. If the pet even on the street for a long time trying to wriggle out, remove the harness, not the switch on the environment should be checked — do it for the gear.
If the attention to approach the choice of leash and harness for your pet, stroll down the street will be a hamster a real pleasure.