Tag: rabbit breeds

Understanding Rabbit Behavior

Rabbits, like other animals, too are predisposed to exhibit unruly behavior when not trained or socialized properly. So, understanding rabbit behavior is an important part of your pet care regimen and to to fully comprehend their behavior. Unfortunately, owners, especially those who are first timers, only think of …

Mellerud Rabbit

A Swedish bunny, the Mellerud rabbit has a shared history and origin with the Gotland rabbit, another celebrated native of Sweden. This medium-sized breed displays a compact body with matching, round head. Its eyes are large and give the impression of alertness and readiness. The ears are medium …

Thuringer Rabbit

The Thuringer rabbit is a medium to large sized breed of rabbits with a stocky and well-rounded frame marked by matching broad muzzle. Due to its rounded body, its neck is partially hidden. The ears are long, upright, and measure about 4 to 5 inches long. The coat …

Smoke Pearl Rabbit

The Smoke Pearl Rabbit is a small to medium sized breed that displays a muscular body with a semi-arched back. It has small but straight legs, and ears that are short but in an upright position. It also possesses a somewhat pointy head rather than squared. The eyes …

Siberian Rabbit

The Siberian rabbit is a medium sized breed that displays a compact body with a slightly arched back. Its head is also medium-sized and proportional to the body. The ears, which usually measure up to 4 inches long, are in upright position. Its coat is glossy, shiny, and …

Sussex Rabbit

Sussex rabbit displays a well-rounded body with a short head and well-built legs. Its ears are also in an upright position. Its coat is short, soft and dense, which is why it needs to be groomed at least once a week for the majority of the year. However, …

Rhinelander Rabbit

The Rhinelander Rabbit displays a fully arched body that weighs between 7 to 10 pounds. It also has long limbs and ears that come in “V” shape. The coat is short and soft and demands low maintenance. Owners are advised to brush once a week to maintain shape …

Miniature Lion Lop

The Miniature Lion Lop is a small breed that is closely compared to the Mini lop. However, there are distinct differences such as the Miniature Lion Lop having more fur in the chest area and a mane that is the same with Lionhead rabbit. Although small, the Miniature …

Polish Rabbit

Polish rabbit is a dwarf breed that displays a short head with matching round eyes. It has full cheeks and erected ears that touch together at the end. It possesses a compact but solid body that weighs no more than 3 and a half pounds. Compared to other …

English Lop Rabbit

The English Lop Rabbit is a large breed with a bold head and a mandolin-shaped body. Both its feet and tail are straight. The eyes are bright and bold. What makes this breed unique from other rabbits are the ears, which are really long and loppy, thus the …

Lilac Rabbit

Lilac rabbit carries a small and rounded body with matching short ears that are slightly in an upright position. It generally weighs 6 to 8 lbs. Its coat is short but very soft to touch. Maintaining this beautiful coat is very easy and requires once or twice brushing …

Lionhead Rabbit

The Lionhead rabbit is a small breed that displays a rounded body. What makes it unique from other rabbit breeds is its coating, which is often referred to as “wool mane”. The mane usually reaches an average of 2 inches in length and gives the appearance of a …

Jersey Wooly Rabbit

Jersey Wooly rabbit displays a very small and compact body that weighs between 1 to 3 pounds, making it a dwarf breed. Its ears are also small and erect, while the face is squarely bold, thus the name “mug head rabbit”. The long and soft fur needs low …

Himalayan Rabbit

The Himalayan rabbit is a small sized rabbit breed with a cylindrical shaped body, which makes it unique and special among all rabbit breeds. Its coating is almost all white with a dash of colored markings. The fur is short and needs low maintenance. During most seasons, it …

Tan Rabbit

The Tan rabbit displays a medium-full arched body that runs from the nape of its neck all the way to the shoulders and legs. It possesses a well-built body with matching large pointed ears. Its coat is glossy and requires low maintenance. Similar for all rabbit coats, bathing …