Originally Posted by Sakura8
I have heard that the dwarf hamsters - robos, Russians, winter whites - are the most likely to bite. After a few exploratory nibbles, Evita hasn't bitten me. The first week I had her, Delilah my rat bit me but never again. Dinah never bites. She's a licker.
When I was younger, I has a dwarf hamster. I don't recall the exact type. Anyways, he bit so hard that when I shook my hand, he held on and drew enough blood that I had to apply pressure for fifteen minutes to get it to stop bleeding.
So weird, cause he was the only hamster to ever bite me.