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Bare Bones: Run-About Ball

My dwarf hamster, Rocco, loved to run about in his Run-About! Perfect for those small pets you fear may disappear under the fridge, make sure you choose the right size so little feet don't get caught as they run.

After you put your pet in here, he can roam free – well, fairly free – in your house. It's a great way for him to change up his scenery, get some exercise, and still be safe. And, to keep him safe, don't let your pet play in this if there are other, larger animals lurking around... especially ones that may decide to play mousey ball bowling.

Prices generally run from $2.99 to $14.99, depending on the size from mini to mega.

ayuninur ayuninur 8 years
i want one of this and thanks Rio!
RioAravwyn RioAravwyn 9 years
These balls can be a ton of fun for hamsters and gerbils, but be sure to supervise carefully. We had a hamster get his ball stuck under the edge of a dresser over a heating vent. He smothered to death. Just be aware of where your pet is!
ericag4514 ericag4514 9 years
I wouldn't recommend it for a guinea pig...
princessgroban82 princessgroban82 9 years
I had a hamster that died a couple of months ago (RIP-Kasey)and I bought him this ball. He really enjoyed it. It was pretty entertaining to watch him run into things while he was in it. It's really cute. It's also good exercise for the hamster.
wynter wynter 9 years
We have a little ball, a big ball, and a hamster car. Boomer (our hamster) seems to really enjoy them. :)
steen steen 9 years
Mandy - I ALWAYS wondered that when we had our little dwarf hamster in hers! I didn't like this particular ball though; the lid always popped off. We wound up buying a CritterTrail Z, which had a ventilated, glow-in-the-dark exercise ball that detached from the cage.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
MandyJoBo I agree, seems like torture.
MandyJoBo MandyJoBo 9 years
I have to wonder if a hamster is really enjoying a ball, or just constantly trying to find the way out.
Lovely_1 Lovely_1 9 years
Now I want a Hampster!
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