Hamster Tapeworms

Hamsters

Many hamsters sold in pet stores are infected with the tapeworm (Rodentolepis nana). This parasite can be transmitted to people. 

The good news is that hamster tapeworms treatment is relatively easy and usually effective. We recommend all new hamster pets have an examination and fecal exam test for parasites performed to ensure your and your hamsters best health. To schedule an appointment click here.