The Mini Rex is an extremely popular pet and show animal. They are gentle creatures and make great pets. They are very curious, and a pet Mini Rex will want to be out exploring the house often! Mini rex aren’t strangers to the show table. They win a lot of Best In Show titles and have a huge following both in the open and youth show circuits.
These little rabbits have a mane of wool encircling their head much like a male African Lion. (Both male & female Lionheads have a mane). Unlike other wool rabbit breeds, the Lionhead Rabbit has normal fur on the rest of their bodies. They are very friendly, easy to
One of the factors behind the popularity of rex rabbits as pets, is its friendly nature. These rabbits gel well with humans and other pets. They are said to have a motherly nature and so are often found to be used as foster mothers for raising young ones of other rabbits. Their activity level can be rated as low to moderate. They are playful, and are also easy to handle. They like holding, cuddling and patting too. It is said that these rabbits are the most intelligent among the different rabbit breeds. They can also be potty trained with much ease. They are so gentle in nature that rex rabbits are considered as ideal pets for a family with kids.
The Dutch rabbit is a suitable pet for both children and adults. The Dutch is generally good-natured and quite sociable with a great personality and can be very energetic. They do need a lot of attention and can become bored quite easily. They are intelligent and easily trained. They especially enjoy sitting on its owner’s lab, snuggling, and being attentive. This little bunny reaches a weight of about 4 1/2 to 5 pounds.
Weighing in at 4 1/2 pounds or less, the Himalayan rabbit is one of the more common domesticated rabbit breeds. They are quite inquisitive and enjoy playing rabbit games, keeping owners entertained. The Himalayan requires human interaction and typical rabbit toys to fill their need for playing. In general, the Himalayan rabbit is extremely gentle, easy to care for and a small size to handle. The body of the Himalayan will be white with the markings on the nose, tail, feet and ears being black, blue, chocolate or lilac. This color pattern is unique in itself as the color tones tend to change with the weather. Hot weather can cause the colors to fade with the white portion of the coat getting a yellow tint. Cool weather will intensify the marking colors. This unique coloring system of the Himalayan is due to the extremities having a cooler temperature than the rest of the body. The color markings are referred to as “pointings” and are more commonly found in black than the other colors. The fur has a silky texture with a short length, displaying fly back properties. There coat doesn’t require extra care, regular grooming will keep the coat shiny and in beautiful condition.
This bunny is a real beauty with its soft, shiny and rich colored fur coat. The Havana Rabbit is a very nice show rabbit, but they are also generally considered to make excellent pets. They are one of the most well-rounded rabbits with a sweet docile personality. Havana Rabbits are calm and very laid back. These sweet tempered bunnies will quickly bond with their owners. Being on the smaller side of the medium sized rabbits, They weigh only about 4-5 pounds. The quiet Havana rabbits need a minimal amount of space.
Besides being so very cute, the Mini Lop Rabbit is a favorite bunny because they are so sweet and cuddly. These rabbits will stay smaller than a regular rabbit and they make a great pet for children. They reach an adult weight of 5 1/2 to 6 1/2 Pounds.The Mini Lop Rabbit is lively and smart. Not only are they very “huggable” and playful, they are known to be successfully litter-box trained. They make great companions that like to interact and appreciate affection, and are often described as being like a pet dog. Both the Mini Lop and the Holland Lop are miniaturized versions of the Lop-eared Rabbit.
The Holland Lop is the smallest and the most popular of the lop-eared rabbits. A Holland Lop weighs around 3 – 4 pounds, for both the buck and doe. They come in a variety of colors. These are very mellow smaller rabbits that are easy for beginners to handle and care for. This is a very sweet and affectionate animal. They love to play and hop around. Holland Lops don’t require a lot of space and they eat less than bigger bunnies!