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Dutch Rabbit

History Of The Dutch Rabbit

The Dutch Rabbit is one of the oldest rabbit breeds and despite its name it was developed in the UK in the 1880s although its ancestors came from The Netherlands and Belgium.

Appearance Of The Dutch Rabbit

The Dutch Rabbit is a small-medium size rabbit with a stocky body and a short rounded head. The ears are erect and approximately 9cm in length. The Dutch Rabbit has a white inverted V shaped blaze that extends from its nose tapering up to a point between its ears and has a saddle of white around its shoulders and over the back. The front legs and feet are white and the back feet are white. The coat is short and dense.

Colours Of The Dutch Rabbit

The Dutch Rabbit is available a variety of colours including Agouti, Black, Blue, Steel, Chocolate, Yellow and Tortoiseshell .

Size Of The Dutch Rabbit

The Dutch Rabbit weighs 2 - 2.3 Kg when adult.

Character Of The Dutch Rabbit

The Dutch Rabbit is very lively, gentle and easily trained and are a popular pet.

Lifespan Of The Dutch Rabbit

The average lifespan of the Dutch Rabbit is 5-8 years.