Dutch rabbits Breed Profile
Varieties: Black, Blue, Chocolate, Gray, Steel, Tortoise. Colored with white markings.
Weight: Males: 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 pounds, Females: 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 pounds
Physical Attributes: The body is med short and round. The ears are upright. The nose is completely white. There is color from the ears down to the cheeks, leaving a stripe of white from the chest, onto the nose, and narrowing to a very fine line that runs between the ears and widens again as it reaches the body. The front of the rabbit is white, then it becomes colored about halfway. The color goes all the way back to the tail, but the hind feed have white on the front portion.
Personality: Dutch are generally quite calm and enjoy attention. The breed has been a popular pet for many years.
Coat Type and Grooming: Dutch have a short coat that is easy to care for. Weekly groomings with a slicker brush are fine, except during shedding season when bi-weekly grooming may be required.