Rabbit Breeds

Mini Rex

Weight: 3.5-4.5 lbs

Personality: good-natured, easy-going, intelligent, affectionate, enjoy company, are quite active, boisterous, playful, calm, friendly, curious, can be aggressive

Lifespan: up to 10 years

Fur: velvety and short. The ideal length of their fur is ⅝ inch. The fur has a lustrous appearance.

Fun Facts: They typically reach their full body size between 8 and 9 months of age. They can jump as high as three feet.

What they like to eat: dark leafy greens, carrots, and some fruits.

DO NOT leave mini rex rabbits outside if it is over 90 degrees fahrenheit. Avoid leaving mini rex rabbits in freezing outside weather. 18x24 inches is the minimum requirement to house a mini rex.


Weight: 3 lbs.

Personality: Lively, playful, and friendly, but they can become frightend and even aggressive if they are not handled properly, but they are generally good-  natured, and you can easily gain their trust by showing gentle, loving attention.

Lifespan: 7-10 years

Fur: There are 2 types of mane’s that a lionhead could have. The mane (a distinctive tuft of long fur) of a Lionhead thick, wooly fur which is soft and has a presence of crimping. The wool covering will surround the head area.

Fun Facts: Lionhead rabbits should not be entrusted to a child’s sole care, although they can make good family pets if you have the time. .

Neatherland Dwarf

Weight: 1.1-2.5 lbs.

Personality: they have a reputation of having poor temperaments-of being skittish, grumpy, and wild. Many breeders love them for their spunky attitudes. They can be lively and very playful and they appreciate a large cage or pen to play in despite their small size.

Lifespan: 10-12 years

Fur: short fur that comes in a variety of colors with various patterns. Most Netherland Dwarfs with patterns are disqualified for show

Fun Facts: they need a cage that is 18x24 inches. Tiny bundle of energy. Smallest breed. Their cute. Babyish appearance makes them very popular pets. Their small size is actually due to a dwarf gene, which was first discovered in rabbits in the mid-1900s

Holland Lop

Weight: 4 lbs.

Personality: they are renowned for being more calm, gentle, and docile than  other popular rabbit breeds and are easy to handle.

Lifespan: 7-12 years

Fur: diverse with a wide variety of colors and combinations.

Fun Facts: it is vital that this type of bunny has plenty of time away from their enclosures so they can hop about and exercise, preferably outside when the weather is good.

Flemish Giant

Weight: 15-22 lbs

Personality: calm, friendly, docile

Lifespan: 5 years or more depending on their care and diet

Fur: glossy and dense, when stroked from the back to the head the fur will roll back into its original position

Fun Facts:  can jump higher than 3 ft, they are the largest rabbit breed, flemish giants are large with a sturdy, powerful appearance, they require much more food and much larger living space, they can grow to be bigger than some dogs, need at least 5 ft of space