can hamsters eat pickles

Can Hamsters Eat Pickles?

A pickled cucumber (commonly known as a pickle in the United States and Canada or generically as gherkins in the United Kingdom and Ireland) is a cucumber that has been pickled in a brine, vinegar, or other solution and left to ferment for a period of time, by either immersing the cucumbers in an acidic solution or through souring by lacto-fermentation. (source)

There are different types of pickle which are;

  • Gherkins
  • Cornichon
  • Brined pickles
  • Kosher dill (US)
  • Polish
  • Hungarian
  • Lime
  • Bread and butter
  • Kool-Aid pickles

So can hamsters eat pickles?

No they can’t unfortunately. They are too acidic for hamsters to eat.