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Is a teddy bear hamster good for people with allergies or would it affect their allergies?

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June 21, 2009 6:16AM

They don't have dander, like a cat or dog, but it depends on what allergies you have. Most people with asthma or other breathing problems have the most trouble from the bedding. All bedding has dust unless you use newspaper. Newspaper is a great bedding, but has to be changed more often. I would suggest you hold and play with someone else's hamster and see if you have a reaction.