Harlequin rabbits Breed Profile
Varieties: Japanese: Orange with colored markings. Magpie: White with colored markings.
Weight: Males: 6 1/2 to 9 pounds, Females: 7 to 9 1/2 pounds
Physical Attributes: The body is medium in length and round. The ears are upright. The markings are very unique. The breed has bands of orange or white and color, alternating. A good Harlequin will have white or orange on one side of the face with a straight, clean line dividing it from the other side of the face, which would be colored. The ear attached to the white or orange side would be colored, and the ear attached to the colored side would be white or orange. The body has stripes of white or orange and color.
Personality: Harlequins are generally quite calm and enjoy attention. True to their clown-like appearance, they are curious and love to be the center of attention.
Coat Type and Grooming: Harlequins have a short coat that is easy to care for. Weekly grooming with a slicker brush are fine, except during shedding season when bi-weekly grooming may be required.