5 Should Your Child Take Their Hamster to School?

Your child should never sneak their pet into school, but there are opportunities for him to bring his furry companion. Whether it’s a pet show or show and tell, here’s what you need to know about letting your child bring their hamster to school.

First, it’s important to get approval from the teacher. You don’t want to send your child to school with their hamster only to discover you have to turn around and pick it back up!

If it is approved, ask the teacher how they would like the situation to be handled. For example, they may want you to come and pick the animal up at lunch time so it doesn’t distract the kids during an afternoon test.

Vets Burlington, ON also recommends leaving the animal in the cage. That way, he can’t be accidentally dropped on the floor and go missing in the school!


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