A donut is a small fried cake of sweetened dough.
It is usually in the shape of a ring with a hole in the middle, but also comes as a ball sometimes.
This dessert or snack is very popular around the world and often showcased in television shows and movies.
There are many different flavors and toppings for donuts.
So can gerbils eat donuts at all?
No, they cannot have donuts at all because they are far too sweet and have too much sugar.
A gerbil cannot handle this food so avoid feeding it to them as it would make them sick.