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Similar to us, when our pets get too obese to walk comfortably, they walk as little as possible – and the problem (as well as the pet) continues to get bigger and bigger. This could be a simply problem of over feeding or feeding too high a calorie diet.
Less commonly, but possibly, it could indicate other problems. Hamsters can get tumors that may grow in such a way as to look simply like they are overweight – they can also have other issues that simply make it less comfortable for them to move around.
I recommend bringing him in to have a veterinarian check him out.
John Smith, DVMVeterinarian
Dr. John Smith is a graduate of LSU, Class of 1998. He has over 10 years of experience...
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